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Building a Strong
Business Community

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.

good jobs

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

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Summerside CGI Career Information Session
Are you interested in learning about careers with CGI? CGI, a top 5 global IT company, is growing into Summerside and is looking for local talent! CGI is a Canadian-owned company that provides multiple services using a broad range of technical and business experience. This is a great opportunity to learn more about careers with a widespread, established IT business. CGI is a great place to grow and enjoy the flexibility to work from anywhere on exciting projects that will have a lasting impact. Join us virtually on Tuesday, August 24 from 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm to learn about CGI and Summerside. Contact Neil Moore ( for more information or if you wish to attend. >

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The CityTrends & Insights growth.
Analyzing Summerside’s Economy. Investigate the opportunities >
Financing and Incentives
The City of Summerside and partners work collaboratively together and offer incentive programs designed to stimulate and encourage targeted development and redevelopment in key geographic areas of the City of Summerside. >

Real Estate Development and Procurement

107 Walker Avenue, Summerside, PE, C1N 4K2
Walker Avenue is a popular area for retail and office space. This building is only 8 years old and has its own parking lot. BDO occupies the upper level and leases the lower level. >


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The Office of Economic Development
City of Summerside
275 Fitzroy Street
Summerside, PE C1N 1H9