History • The Falls
A Great Place to Live...
Located in the heart of North America’s most affluent consumer market, Niagara Falls is a dynamic, internationally renowned city with a prosperous business community. Niagara Falls is built upon an economic foundation anchored by tourism, manufacturing, food and beverage production, retail, and knowledge-based sectors. We are linked to the world by extensive road, rail, water, air, and telecommunications networks.
In addition to having desirable industrial and commercial real estate, Niagara Falls offers a reasonable cost of living and some of the most attractive residential communities in all of Canada.
When it comes to quality of life, Niagara Falls has other communities beat. Where else can you enjoy all the amenities of a large urban centre in a comfortable, livable community? Whatever you’re looking for you can find it in Niagara Falls or nearby. Arts, culture, recreation, commerce, and peaceful quiet moments... they’re all here in Niagara Falls.
With these advantages and amenities, it’s no wonder that local, national, and international companies exceed their expectations and expand their operations in Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls, Canada provides a vast array of year-round activities for the entire family. Beautifully-maintained biking and walking trails line the world-famous Niagara gorge while numerous golf courses, ball diamonds, playing fields, swimming pools and rinks unite local citizens and contribute to a strong sense of community. Whether you currently reside in Niagara Falls or are planning to locate here, we invite you to explore and discover why Niagara Falls is a great place to call home.
Getting Married in Niagara Falls?
Get the information you need so you can have a great wedding and honeymoon in Niagara Falls! The Marriage Licence Information page gives the details of what is required when applying for a marriage licence in Niagara Falls.
The Niagara Falls Business Development Division (BDD) is the economic development arm for the City of Niagara Falls. BDD staff are committed to promoting Niagara Falls as an outstanding location to conduct business. A facilitator between the private sector and various levels of government, the BDD provides an effective resource centre where businesses may find support and assistance.
Our “one-stop shopping” service for interested investors, developers, and entrepreneurs aims to reduce duplication of services, provide expedient, accurate information and advice to people interested in the Niagara Falls business community.
We want your Business!
Investing in Niagara Falls is easy! Our proactive council and dedicated business development professionals are ready to help bring your business ideas to fruition by providing the relevant information and resources required to help your project succeed.
We have a wide range of development tools at our disposal. Everything from market intelligence to financial incentives under our Community Improvement Plan Initiative is available to help you better your chances for success.