Guelph Has Growing Industries

New business are starting up in a variety of industries.

NAICS Description Dec 2013 June 2014 Actual Change
5311 Lessors of real estate 617 639 22
5419 Other professional, scientific and technical services 170 184 14
6211 Offices of physicians 205 219 14
7225 Full-service restaurants and limited-service eating places 268 281 13
1110 Farms 65 76 11
4841 General freight trucking 149 158 9
5239 Other financial investment activities 322 330 8
4471 Gasoline stations 38 45 7
4842 Specialized freight trucking 46 53 7
5312 Offices of real estate agents and brokers 192 199 7
5413 Architectural, engineering and related services 128 135 7
2383 Building finishing contractors 165 171 6
4461 Health and personal care stores 82 88 6
4411 Automobile dealers 34 39 5
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 13 18 5
5313 Activities related to real estate 127 132 5
6213 Offices of other health practitioners 178 183 5
8139 Business, professional, labour and other membership organizations 182 187 5
Source: EMSI 2014.3

Real Estate, architectural and construction related businesses show some growth during this period as did health related business. Also professional, scientific and technical services business continue to provide opportunities for business development and growth.

The report also outlines industries which lost businesses during the same period.

Tips

There are a wide range of businesses growing in Guelph. You will want to keep this variety of businesses in mind as you apply for jobs and think about growing your local network.