Bridgewater Means Business

Building things is Bridgewater’s business and that is why today Bridgewater is one of the fastest growing communities in Nova Scotia. It helps that Bridgewater is viewed by many as a remote suburb of Halifax rather than an entirely disconnected town. The buzz of Bridgewater and the surrounding rural beauty are well worth the very commutable distance to Halifax, extending Bridgewater’s transportation network to include air, rail and sea. But Bridgewater is not just a town from which to commute, it is a town that attracts and supports business investment and partnerships. The new Economic Centre on King Street houses all the Economic leaders of the South Shore, all ready to accommodate your business and help you excel with your business ideas. Property is ripe for development, the Town Planning Department is on the ball and the Community College is ready to discuss your training needs. Bridgewater is a town where added value comes in the form of green community events, access to the web world from anywhere you sit, picture perfect beaches and seaside boardwalks, evergreen trails, museums and plans for a new Lunenburg County Lifestyles Centre and Generations Active Park. Here, is where an unbeatable economies of scale will match your savvy business sense.
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Calling all Site Selectors, Developers, Investors and Entrepreneurs to a Showcase Day in Bridgewater

The Bridgewater Showcase offers our guests a chance to meet the Economic Development Partners, Mayor and Town Planners and a team of Bridgewater’s business leaders over the course of a day.

The day’s itinerary covers several in-house presentations and a coach tour of residential development and recreational development including an on-foot look at the proposed Marina site on the LaHave River, the growing development of Generations Active Park and the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre (LCLC).

The tour continues on to look at business opportunities on Bridgewater’s riverfront King Street and an overview of the Bridgewater Business Park and property primed for development near to the multi-million LCLC site.

A chance to network with fellow participants over a unique locally-sourced organic lunch and enjoy the surrounding scenery of Bridgewater provides a welcome break in the day.

The Bridgewater Development Association is planning the next Showcase Day for a date in September 2012. Site Selectors, Developers, Investors, Business Entrepreneurs are welcome to join the Showcase Day.

If you wish to be included on our guest list and invitation mail-out, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

What do developers and business owners have to say?

"Of all the places on this continent, Michelin chose Bridgewater because of the potential for long term growth, a pro-business environment and people with an excellent work ethic and quality of workmanship second to none. The Bridgewater facility is highly regarded by our Company. This has been proven by numerous capital investments over the past 30 years. As in most things, people make the difference in bringing technology and investments to life. There is a strong spirit of participation in the plant which is complemented by the support and cooperation of the community. The rich heritage and lifestyle the South Shore offers with its scenic and historic coastline, has allowed us to attract and retain an excellent group of employees - our most valuable asset."

George Sutherland, General Counsel and Secretary, Michelin North America (Canada) Inc.logo_michelin





“There is no other place I can think of in Nova Scotia that has the attractiveness of Bridgewater as a real estate investment, as a place to live and a place to retire. The attitude of staff and council is leagues ahead of most towns in Nova Scotia.  They have a proactive, open-to-business attitude. This town is progressive.  This town is growing.  This town is a leader and this is the place to be, so we’re looking forward to being a part of it."

Bernie Dockrill and Pat Sullivan
Developers of 'South Ridge at Bridgewater', high end apartment complex & condominiums, Jubilee Road.

SouthRidge at Bridgewater





Wildwood Café voted best place to lunch in Atlantic Canada by Progress Magazine’s annual reader’s poll.

“Mr. Brown said they were impressed with the town’s commitment to sustainability,  its acceptance of small business and the number of local businesses that were happy to provide assistance”

Aaron Brown and Maria Gallardo, Owners Wildwood Café, King Street