About Middlesex County

Strathroy Town HallMiddlesex County, Ontario, Canada offers businesses a skilled workforce, thriving business climate, exceptional educational and health facilities and easy access to markets and transportation routes.  (See mapping)

Middlesex County Economic Development is pleased to provide services to:

  • Entrepreneurs wishing to start or grow a small business
  • Existing Middlesex County businesses
  • Investors, their agents and site selectors considering a Middlesex County location

For additional information or to receive an package tailored to your business needs, please contact Middlesex County Economic Development services at 519-434-7321 x 2347 or info@investinmiddlesex.ca .

Top ten reasons to invest in Middlesex

  1. Competitive labour costs translate into lower operating costs for business.
  2. Highway accessibility through provincial highways 401 and 402 and arterial highways 2 & 4.
  3. Lower Taxes. Middlesex businesses benefit from lower taxes than in those charged in neighbouring urban communities.
  4. Reliable and affordable energy. Businesses capitalize on the dependable service from electricity providers Entegrus or Hydro One and natural gas supplier Union Gas, Ltd.
  5. Available skilled workforce. Middlesex boasts a highly educated workforce with a reputation for quality work and a strong work ethic.
  6. Proximity to major markets. Middlesex is strategically positioned on the threshold of the US Market and halfway between Toronto and Windsor/Detroit on the NAFTA Super Highway corridor.
  7. Exceptional educational facilities including Western University, Fanshawe College, private schools and institutions and an outstanding elementary and secondary school system provide education and training for tomorrow’s leaders.
  8. Supportive business climate. Business networks and organizations designed to foster new business and provide resources to existing businesses work together with the education system and all levels of government to create a diverse and dynamic local economy.
  9. Research & Development resources. The research facilities in the Middlesex-London region both private and institutional, are renowned for their advances in all areas of business and manufacturing.
  10. Quality of Life – The rural and urban mix of the Middlesex-London region provides residents and their employers the benefits of a lower cost of living, ease of mobility, access to health services and cultural and recreational opportunities.