Right where your business belongs!
Located at the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth is ideally positioned to continue its proud tradition of conducting international trade and commerce.
With a fully operational international airport, a seasonal ferry from Yarmouth to Maine, and being the point of intersection for highways 101 and 103, the Municipality of Yarmouth lives up to its motto: "Truly Connected". The District has a 100+ acre business park (boasting a state of the art contact centre); is home to seven commercial wharves in support of Atlantic Canada's largest fishing fleet; and has flexible zoning to allow for agriculture to flourish.
The lifestyle in this region is second to none. It features abundant wildlife, numerous rivers and lakes, pristine beaches, parks and trails, as well as an abundance of cultural and sporting events. It's simply a great place to live and operate a business.
At a Glance
The District has a population of 9,845 and a labour force of over 5000.
The median household income is $29,715.
53.1% of the labour force has a post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree.
Over 220 registered business establishments are associated with the fishing, processing and wholesale operations.
There is a high quality of life and low cost of living. The median value of a home is $165,347.
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