Business Hub

The Business Hub is a welcoming and collaborative first point of contact for business start-ups, relocations, expansions, investors, property owners, leasing agents, and others interested in creating prosperity in Victoria. The main goal of the City Hall Business Hub is to make it easier to do business in Victoria.

The Business Ambassador will help you navigate the City’s business processes, connect you with relevant agencies in the community, and direct you to other business resources. The Business Hub is there to help get your business up and running as soon as possible, assist you with expansion, and work with all departments of the City to make your experience as easy and straightforward as possible.

Contact the Business by email at to get started. 

Main functions of the Business Hub:

  • Streamline and de-mystify all business and development processes at City Hall
  • Make it easier to do business in Victoria
  • Advise on how to reduce unnecessary red tape
  • Connect entrepreneurs with the resources they need
  • Accelerate the development of a vibrant downtown

Vancouver Island Inter-Community Business Licence

The City of Victoria has partnered in the Vancouver Island Inter-Community Business Licence. This program makes obtaining a licence easier and less costly for businesses looking to operate in multiple municipalities on Vancouver IslandFind out more about the Vancouver Island Inter-Community Business License and other business licenses offered by the City here.

Upcoming Business Hub Events

Learn about upcoming events to support businesses in Victoria here.

Business Hub Newsletter

Looking to keep up to date with what's happening at the Business Hub?  Check out our newsletter to learn about resources, events and updates.

Fall 2022 Business Hub Newsletter [PDF - 512 KB]


The OUR DWTN revitalization program is investing in Victoria’s downtown core with a focus on beautification, cleaning, enhanced safety and programming such as markets, events and festivals.

Get more information on the OUR DWTN program here.