Economic Development

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Room to grow

If you were to ask one hundred different people “What makes Peterborough and the Kawarthas amazing?” you would likely get one hundred different answers.

What our region has to offer cannot be summed up with any one thing, rather it is the feeling of this place that is truly extraordinary. It is a place to gain a different perspective, to take a breath of fresh air, to find balance between personal and professional life. It is a region of communities that offer businesses, residents, and visitors an affordable and incredible place to grow.

Peterborough and the Kawarthas Economic Development

Peterborough and the Kawarthas Economic Development is here to help you invest and grow in Peterborough. Peterborough's strength in advanced manufacturing, aerospace, agriculture, cleantech, small business and tourism is buoyed by business support programs for real results.

Cleantech Commons

Peterborough is building Canada's premier cleantech destination in partnership with Trent University. Cleantech Commons will be host to a cluster of world-class companies and start-up enterprises in the fields of clean technology, agro-biotechnology, water treatment and advanced materials.

Peterborough Airport

The Peterborough Airport offers fully serviced industrial and commercial lands airside and groundside. Lands are fully serviced with hydro, natural gas, communications fibre, water, and sewer services, ideally situated for aviation and aerospace related businesses.