Retail sector

Summerside is the retail and commercial hub of western Prince Edward Island (PEI). The community of Summerside offers an ideal location to establish your outlet or franchise. Summerside is PEI's second largest city and represents 11% of the province's population. We are home to over 600 active businesses of which 115 are retail establishments.

In recent years, retail sales for the immediate catchment area of Summerside totaled over $350 million annually. More than half of that figure was spent in the city of Summerside itself. Summerside has several nodes designated for profitable retail enterprise and a wide variety of available retail spaces.