Economic Development


The Office of the Development Commissioner is responsible for economic development in Woodstock. Their mandate is to develop and recommend policy alternatives that will enable our city to implement development and marketing programs. These policies and programs support the goals and objectives of balanced and steady economic growth through job creation and new investment.

The development commissioner focuses on:

  • Business retention and expansion
  • Investment attraction
  • Market research
  • New business development

Woodstock Economic Development

Woodstock Economic Development is an advocate for business and is dedicated to assisting all companies, regardless of size. They provide:

  • Land and building site selection information
  • Statistical and market data
  • Promotional programs to encourage new investments
  • Free assistance to new and existing local companies
  • Product sourcing and potential market identification
  • Assistance with business start-ups
  • Liaison with provincial and federal governments
  • Consultation and networking with local businesses and industry

If your business is considering an expansion or relocation, or you would like to meet with one of our development staff to discuss any challenges your business may be facing, contact our office.

For more information about locating your business in Woodstock,