Results from the 2017 Business Conditions Survey are in!

January 2 Business Conditions ReportHalton’s Economic Development team recently conducted a survey on the current business and economic conditions faced by Halton businesses and how these conditions relate to planning for growth, innovation, exporting and the desirability of Halton as a place to do business.

Nearly 500 Halton businesses responded to the 2017 survey, representing various sectors from manufacturing to finance and professional and business services.

Here are a few of the highlights from the 2017 Business Conditions Survey:

  • Four out of five businesses surveyed in 2017 are optimistic about the future and expect economic conditions to remain stable or to improve.
  • Over half of businesses that were surveyed anticipate increased profits over the next 12 months.
  • Two Thirds (65%) rank Halton’s quality of life as a locational advantage compared to the rest of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).

Findings from the 2017 survey indicate that businesses are confident in Halton’s strong economy and will continue to invest here. Halton continues to be a great place for both employers and employees.  Download a copy of the 2017 Halton Region Business Conditions Survey Results Report from our Resources page here.

We’re here to help. Contact us for assistance in expanding your business in Halton Region, or for additional information on the Halton economy. For detailed statistics, visit our online Data Centre.

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