Economic Development
Office services

The Summerside Economic Development Office is the city's lead economic development agency, committed to marketing and promoting Summerside's competitive advantages, pro-business climate and superior lifestyle.

Some of our key services include:

  • Assistance with site selection, relocation and expansion
  • Concierge Investment Program (to fast track loan approvals)
  • Assistance with accessing incentives
  • Economic, real estate, labour force, and business databases to support custom research and policy development
  • Custom market analysis
  • Advocating on behalf of business clients in city-related issues

Our organization works proactively, collaboratively and responsively with businesses, partner agencies, educational institutions, the community and all levels of government. We focus on leveraging Summerside's key strengths and entrepreneurial philosophy to sustain economic growth and create wealth.

The Summerside Economic Development Office offers a hands-on approach to further the success and growth of established and new businesses by assisting small and medium-sized enterprises grow their markets globally. The Development Office promotes Summerside as the ideal location for business investment.

For more information on Summerside as a centre for enterprise contact:
Mike Thususka
Director of Economic Development,
City of Summerside
+1.902.432.1255
mike@summerside.ca