Invest in Dartmouth


Invest in Dartmouth

Dartmouth is Atlantic Canada’s proven location for your business. It’s been that way for decades.

Dartmouth is home to at least 2,500 businesses as well as countless sole proprietorships and home-based businesses. 

From the manufacturing of Canada’s first skates to today’s business and industrial parks, a progressive downtown, ocean industries, R&D, marine supply base and retail business, the City of Lakes maintains a progressive approach to business and economic development. 

Contact our local development agencies or Nova Scotia Business Inc. for more information.

Business Districts

Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission

Greater Burnside Business Association

The Village on Main

Ocean Facilities

Immigrating to Dartmouth?

Nova Scotia’s Office of Immigration promotes immigration to Nova Scotia and can help you with your decision to locate in Dartmouth as a business immigrant.


Are you an international student considering Nova Scotia Community College?

            NSCC Akerley Campus

            NSCC Waterfront Campus


Are you starting your own business? Will you be using innovative technologies, systems or processes? Contact the Technology Innovation Centre, located in Woodside.


Looking for a community-based investment