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Why Quinte West?

There are many good reasons to invest in or relocate your business to Quinte West. We've compiled a list of the top ten advantages that Quinte West offers:

  1. The strong combination of lifestyle and business amenities makes Quinte West a great place to live and the right place to do business.
  2. Low operating costs achieved through a combination of low municipal utility rates, low municipal tax rates, and low land and building costs.
  3. Availability of a strong labour force.
  4. Human resource development support, both short- and long-term, through partnerships with Quinte Economic Development Commission, Loyalist College, and Human Resources Development Canada.
  5. Availability of vacant land and variety of building types.
  6. Affordable housing and desirable neighbourhoods.
  7. Unique blend of urban and rural landscapes creates a healthy environment for working, living, and raising a family.
  8. Quinte West offers a diverse range of cultural events.
  9. "Best Place to Live" as voted by the Quality of Life Index for Ontario municipalities.
  10. "Best to Invest". The Quinte Economic Development Commission was selected in 2008 as one of the ten best places for investment in Canada by Site Selection magazine, a leading information source for expansion planning decision-makers. The award recognizes the most powerful local economic development groups in Canada.