As the local economy emerges from the shadow of the pandemic, the annual Welch LLP Ottawa Business Growth Survey is taking on even greater importance.
A “perfect storm” of circumstances means more millennials are migrating away from urban areas, with one of the driving factors being a lack of affordable and accessible housing, builders told.
Despite sharp decline in business confidence levels, a sizable number of local businesses reported rising revenues and plans to recruit new employees.
Pandemic weighs down business outlook but sparks new opportunities for local economy
Survey gathered data from hundreds of local business leaders about their market outlook, hiring intentions, financial performance and other key metrics.
This year’s Ottawa Association Exchange survey has a special focus on risk identification, mitigation and financial management as well as sections on outsourcing and engaging new members.
Members of Ottawa’s business community are maintaining an optimistic outlook with intentions to grow employee headcounts and, in many cases, expand their physical office space
This year’s survey has a special “city-building” focus that explores the economic input of major infrastructure projects ranging from LRT to LeBreton Flats.