EXPAND & RELOCATE
Businesses that call Rural Oxford home have selected us because they are one-of-a-kind and they want the place they live and work to have that distinction as well.
Our rich legacy in agriculture has fostered innovation and prosperity in Agriculture, Agri-Manufacturing, and in Food Processing.
Construction Leader 10 Years In a Row
Gross Construction Values in 2018 exceeded $173,763,500.00, which was an 81% increase over the 10-year construction value average in Rural Oxford. Just shy of 1,000 permits were issued across the rural townships of Oxford County.
Job Growth Since 2014
Increase in Permit Fees
Rural Oxford offers easy access
to the world
ProThe minimal traffic in Rural Oxford, and our easy access to large centres, allows you to get your products on their way quickly and efficiently. Road, rail, ship, or air, we have enviable access to them all, because our one-of-a-kind location is in the heart of a major transportation corridor. Locally, regionally, nationally, or across the globe, your products are easily transported from Rural Oxford.
Million consumers within a day's drive
Border crossings within 250km
Ports access Great Lakes and beyond
The County is now effectively located at the juncture of Highways 401, 402, and 403 which serves much of the economy of southern Ontario.
The Right Choice
Direct access to the 400 series of highways gives us quick access to customers and suppliers alike.
~Scott Verspeeten, President of Verspeeten Cartage.
For both international and locally based industries, Rural Oxford has a strong appeal, given its location within Ontario’s industrial heartland.
Our VIP Program
We take the hassle out of looking for a location and help you find a custom solution just right for your business. Our Economic Development Officer will personally escort you to top Rural Oxford properties that meet your selection criteria. She is there each step as you proceed, to answer questions and help you streamline your development process. In Rural Oxford, we are flexible and it is easy to do business here because you are not just a number, you are a priority.
In Rural Oxford, you will be treated like a VIP, because to us, you are.
The Most Prosperous
It’s easy to see why Rural Oxford’s economy is growing. Our natural resources are abundant. Agriculture, business and industry are thriving, innovative and diversified here, offering outstanding employment opportunities and contributing to excellent quality of life. This is reflected in our caring, affluent and culturally diverse communities.
- $89,456 average family income
- More than 6,000 rural businesses
- $2.3 Billion in annual exports
- Highest agricultural land value in Ontario