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


Valley Heartland Community Futures Development Corp.

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