Investment and Property
Peterborough & the Kawarthas offers affordability as a place to live and to work. Peteborough ranked in the top 21 places in Canada to buy real estate by MoneySense Magazine (2020).
With a wide array of government incentive programs and services offered in Ontario, locating your business here in Peterborough & the Kawarthas allows you to take advantage of competitive corporate tax rates and helps your business save on costs associated with research, development, and innovation; labour costs; and start-up and expansion activities. The general corporate income tax rate in the Province of Ontario is 11.5 percent. The Ontario small business deduction (SBD) allows Canadian-controlled private corporations (CCPCs) to reduce the income tax rate on their first $500,000 of active business income to 4.5 percent.
Standard & Poor recently upgraded the City of Peterborough’s credit rating to AA+ from AA, which supports Peterborough’s strong, stable financial position and the fiscal management of the organization.
Explore Your Future Location in Peterborough & the Kawarthas
Peterborough & the Kawarthas is a major economic force along the Ontario East Corridor – View available properties on Ontario East Economic Development’s property tool, or use the tool on this page to search Realtor.ca and Space list.