Business & Growth

There are many advantages to operating a business in Kawartha Lakes. Your business will be within a 90-minute drive to the City of Toronto and one day's drive to the most prosperous markets in the northeast United States. You will be living and working in a highly sought after natural environment that includes:

  • more than 250 lakes and rivers
  • 9,570 acres of forests
  • 400,000 acres of rural farmland

The convenience and quality of life in Kawartha Lakes will attract the workforce you need to run your business. People choose to live and work here for a variety of reasons including:

  • affordable housing
  • diverse educational options
  • impressive Health Care Services
  • access to broadband high speed internet
  • year-round recreational amenities
  • a wide variety of art, entertainment and cultural opportunities

In this section you will find the City of Kawartha Lakes Community Profile and more information on agriculture, our downtowns and starting a business.

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