Economic Development

Why live in Carleton Place?

  • Fantastic Location
    • Short commute to major city (Ottawa)
    • Close proximity to excellent highway networks (7, 15, 417, 174, 401)
    • Easy access to three US border crossings
  • Superior Quality of Life
    • Several museums and historic sites
    • Numerous community events and festivals
    • Rural lifestyle with urban amenities nearby
    • Outdoor recreation opportunities
    • Access to trails, lakes, and rivers

Why have your business in Carleton Place?

  • Low start-up costs and taxes
  • Wage subsidies and training funds available
  • Capital to help grow your business

Resources

Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corp.

Interactive Lanark County Map
Lanark County Destination Development Plan
Census Profile, 2016

EventsChamber News

Virtual Coffee Chat
Carleton Place Chamber Office
170 Bridge Street
Aug. 11, 2020, 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Chamber Virtual Wine Social
Carleton Place Chamber Office
170 Bridge Street
Aug. 20, 2020, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Virtual Business at Breakfast
Carleton Place Chamber Office
170 Bridge Street
Aug. 26, 2020, 8:00 am - 9:00 am

13th Annual Chamber Golf Classic
Canadian Golf and Country Club
7800 Golf Club Way
Sep. 17, 2020, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Business Awards of Excellence Gala
The Grand Hotel
7 Bridge Street
Oct. 16, 2020, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm