Economic development

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Workforce and demographics

Find data on Waterloo's population, workforce, quarterly job creation and top hiring companies in the city.

Tax increment grants

Information on the Brownfields Community Improvement Plan and the Northdale Community Improvement Plan.

Community improvement plan

Grants and loans offered to property owners and tenants in Waterloo

Commercial property tax estimator

Add a commercial, residential or industrial address and see a breakdown of where your tax dollars go.

Business directory

Search and view businesses registered in our directory, register your own business

Uptown sidewalk patios

Find out how to apply for patios in our uptown districts.

Film and television office

Find contact information for city staff who support local film and television production.

Small business centre

The Waterloo Region Small Business Centre assists entrepreneurs with the development of new or existing businesses.