Business in Wasaga Beach
..... the Best Place to Start A Business
Join one of Canada's fastest growing communities on the world's longest freshwater beach.
There are many opportunities for new businesses to serve our 18,000 + full time residents and 9,000 seasonal residents.
Our outstanding growth, combined with the more than two million tourists who visit Wasaga Beach each year, generates tremendous potential for every type of business.
Look in our Location Opportunities section for maps and information on new sites available for retail, commercial and light industrial development. This section also provides information on new residential developments.
For building statistics, demographic information, community services and other information check our
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Tourist Strategy … Read the consultants recommendations for a strategic Tourism Plan for Wasaga Beach.
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Municipal Comparison Study Part 1 - Part 2 - How Wasaga Beach compares to other Ontario municipalities.
Wasaga Beach has many sites available and franchisors looking for franchisees.
A&W, Choice Hotels, Second Cup, CityDirect, World of Water, Sharkeys, Aaron’s …
We'll roll out the red carpet, not the red tape.
Starting a Business
Before you start your business in Wasaga Beach there are some important steps to take:
make sure have met all Provincial and Federal government regulations
make sure that appropriate zoning is in place for your proposed place of business
make sure you have completed a business license application for the Town of Wasaga Beach
Canada Ontario Business Call Centre (COBSC)
Entrepreneurs can email the Canada Ontario Business Call Centre (COBSC) for business start-up information regarding federal and provincial government programs and services: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Centre for Business and Economic Development
The Centre for Business and Economic Development is a one-stop resource. They will provide the information and guidance you need to get your business going and operate it successfully. They can provide you with funding services with loans up to $75,000, counselling and information services. The Centre for Business is a not-for-profit Community Futures Development Corporation sponsored by Industry Canada.(705)445-8410.
Wasaga Beach Economic Development Office
The Town's Communications and Special Projects Coordinator is available to answer your questions about business opportunities. The office is located at the
Town of Wasaga Beach Administration Office
30 Lewis Street
Financial Services within the Community
There are a number of financial services available in the Town of Wasaga Beach including TD/Canada Trust, RBC and Scotia Bank. There also a number of financial planning consultants, financing consultants, certified professional accountants and bookkeeping services. For more information, you can check the listings in our business directory.