Are you a first time entrepreneur? An established chain owner? A student with a summer start-up idea? We want your business! Check out our Community Profile for a picture of life in Perth and the following resources to help you make the move:
|Business loans and support services|
|Valley Heartland CFDC administers local investments to fund and help finance new or existing small business for start-up, expansion or stabilization plans that help maintain or create jobs. The following loans and support services are available for your business expansion:
|Financial incentives and assistance|
|Through the Town of Perth's Community Improvement Plan (CIP), the Town has developed three financial incentives programs to stimulate and encourage sustainable economic development and redevelopment in the designated CIP area:|
|Government grants, loans and financing opportunities|
|The Canada Business Network assists Canadian entrepreneurs by providing advice and support to build a business.|
|Whether you are looking to expand your business to a larger location or start a new business, serviced industrial lots (located on both Rogers Road and Industrial Drive) are priced at $40,000 per acre, $25,000 per half-acre and $15,000 for a quarter acre. This land is configurable and can be parceled in a manner that meets the needs of your development plans.|
|Perth and District Chamber of Commerce|
|There are many benefits to becoming an active member of the Chamber, including information seminars and networking events.|
|Small Business Advisory Centre|
|Providing confidential business advisory services and support to small business startups as well as ongoing support for existing small businesses, the Small Business Advisory Centre is an information source for entrepreneurs.|
If you're considering starting or relocating your business within the downtown core, the Perth BIA can help you out with this specific area.
Still have questions? Call our Economic Development department at (613) 267-3311 ex 2240 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We'd love to hear from you!