Our Strategy



Integrated Economic Development Strategy

Kingston’s new Integrated Economic Development Strategy will lay the foundation for strategies, tactics and targeted activities that will create a sustainable and thriving ecosystem to support business growth, start-ups, investment attraction and new foreign direct investment opportunities in our community. Through this strategy, Kingston will focus on two main sectors – Health Innovation and Sustainable Manufacturing.

Key Highlights of The Strategy

· The strategy is directed by two specific actions:

· A fully integrated and collaborative community
· A clustered approach for driving short and long-term economic growth potential

· Two primary clusters are proposed:

· Health & Health Innovation
· Sustainable Manufacturing

· Two additional strategic frameworks are referenced:

· Rural Kingston Economic Development Strategy
· Creative Industries Strategic Framework

· The Implementation framework was a key consideration to prepare for execution:

· Developed and implemented by the community for the community