Summerside is recognized by potential investors and business leaders as "the city to watch" for growth. Business and community leaders have formed dynamic networks committed to growth and development.
One of the major reasons businesses choose Summerside is the Island lifestyle. Summerside's quality of life plays heavily into attracting and retaining great people.
Our highly skilled workforce has one of the lowest turnover rates in North America, with an average job tenure of 8.6 years. We call it the “Island Work Ethic.”
over 1000 organizations contribute to the success of our economy
over 75 per cent
of our enterprises have between
1 and 10 employees
16 universities are situated in the area