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Start or Expand Your Business

As per the Caledon Economic Development Strategy (pdf), entrepreneurship development and the formation and growth of small business in Caledon are cornerstone objectives of the Town of Caledon Economic Development Department.

The sections below contain useful information for businesses of all sizes.

Caledon Business Centre

Providing support to new and growing businesses, the Caledon Business Centre allows access to services and resources which includes information about marketing, technology, financing and mentoring. It also offers a free business consulting service.

Business Promotions, Opening Events

Having a Grand Opening event? Invite Mayor, Council and staff to help promote this important occasion. Once you have your Occupancy Permit (if required) submit your online request form, Economic Development staff will guide you through the quick and easy process and set up the date with the Mayor's office. Business Openings are promoted through the Economic Development newsletter and the Town's social media channels.

Once open be sure to list in the Town's online Business Directory.

Bed and Breakfast (B&B) Establishments

As a Strategic Objective within the Community-Based Strategic Plan and Vision, Caledon is committed to supporting and promoting tourism within our municipality. The Town has prepared information to assist landowners in starting or expanding Bed and Breakfast (B&B) Operations. Read more

Research Innovation Commercialization (RIC) Centre

The Ontario Commercialization Network (OCN) supports companies that are working to bring new innovation to market. In Caledon, the local entry point into the network is the Research Innovation Commercialization (RIC) Centre. Click here for more information.

Employment Services

Caledon boasts the strategic advantage of being on the northwestern fringe of the Greater Toronto Area, giving it access to Canada's largest and most diverse labour pool. Click here to review the various employment services and resources available to Caledon-based businesses.

Government Grants, Loans and Financing

Click here to visit the Business Canada website. Check off the criteria that fit your business to determine what grants, loans and financing programs may be available for your business.

Financial Incentives & Assistance

Through the Bolton and Caledon East Community Improvement Plans (CIPs) and the Green Development Program (GDP), the Town of Caledon has developed financial incentives programs to stimulate and encourage sustainable economic development and redevelopment.

Networking Events

For more information about networking events and opportunities promoted or facilitated by the Town of Caledon, visit our News and Events page.

Property Search

Whether you are looking to expand your business to a larger location or start a new business, please visit ICX.CA to search for the buildings and lands available for sale or lease throughout Caledon.

For more information on the services provided by the Town of Caledon Economic Development Office call 905.584.2272 or send us an e-mail.