Strategically located on the banks of the Detroit River, Downtown Windsor is the gateway to the City, the region and the Province of Ontario. For many, it’s their first impression of Canada, and as such we take great pride in putting our best foot forward.
Downtown Windsor attracts millions of visitors annually, and is conveniently located just minutes from the Windsor-Detroit tunnel, providing easy access to shoppers from Detroit, Windsor, and the neighbouring communities of Tecumseh, Lakeshore, LaSalle, Amherstburg and Essex and Kent counties.
This iconic mixed-use built environment features a mixture of modern accents and revitalized heritage properties, and is currently experiencing resurgence as a result of post-secondary educational institutions expanding their campuses into the city centre.
- Site Selection magazine ranked Windsor in the top five for “Best to Invest”.
- Reader’s Digest Canada ranked the city 5th out of 42 cities for “Best Canadian Cities to Raise a Family”.
- Windsor was ranked in the top seven for most intelligent communities in the world by Intelligent Community forum of New York.
- In 2013, Windsor-Essex County was awarded second place for Best Foreign Direct Investment Strategy for Small American Cities of the Future in 2013-2014.