Waterloo EDC Blog

How do I find an expansion location for my company?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 5, 2020

This is the third part in our "Guide to Foreign Business Expansion" series tackling the 12 questions every business needs to ask. Download the full guide now.

Always be prepared! Every expansion is a unique case, but there are best practices you should follow before making a decision. Unsurprisingly, all of the best practices include substantial research because the more information you have...


Topics: business, site selection, Q&A

News roundup: Google expands, autotech headlines and more

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 3, 2020

February marked exciting times for Waterloo with Google’s big Canadian expansion announcement, the University of Waterloo making waves in autotech innovation and much more.

Here’s a rundown of what happened in Waterloo this February:


Topics: technology, automotive, talent, business, site selection

How to locate in Waterloo’s tech-centric research park

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 27, 2020

In the first part of our series on the David Johnston Research + Technology Park (R+T Park) at the University of Waterloo (UWaterloo), we looked at the history of the Park and its collection of tenant companies and organizations. Home to tech giants like SAP and OpenText, scale-ups like TextNow and SSIMWAVE Inc. and the Accelerator Centre, the R+T Park is well on its way to building a tech...


Topics: technology, talent, business, site selection, Q&A, R&D

Waterloo Region is the fastest growing community in Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 25, 2020

Last week, Statistics Canada released its annual report on Canada’s population growth. The big news: Waterloo is the country’s fastest growing community.

The top five fastest growing communities include:


Topics: tech, technology, talent, business, site selection

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