Starting a Business

The Town of Bridgewater lies in Lunenburg County hugging the pristine east coast shore line of Nova Scotia. County lands cover 2908 sq km and are home to a population averaging 49,000. Bridgewater's neighbours on one side include the towns of Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, Chester, St Margaret's Bay and Halifax and to the south of Bridgewater lies Queens County celebrating the province's most stunning beaches, trails and wildlife and home to a further population of 12,000.

Bridgewater is central to the South Shore, the town that connects you to golden sands in minutes and city streets within an hour. As a service centre that draws on a catchment population of 60,000 people, Bridgewater encourages local shopping, culture and community. The town is the government, education and business hub of the South Shore while offering  clean, safe and beautiful riverside living to its residents.

Bridgewater is an ideal setting for new business incubation, expansion and retention. The New Economic Centre is located on King Street central to everything and houses the Bridgewater Development Association, Bridgewater and Area Chamber of Commerce, Community Business Development Corporation South Shore Opportunities, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Nova Scotia Economic and Rural Development and Tourism, Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre, Immigration Settlement & Integration Services, Lunenburg Queens Volunteer Center, and Municipality of the District of Lunenburg Economic Development.

For contact details, go to Bridgewater Resources for Economic Development and Business Support.