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Start a business in Kentville

Kentville, at the centre of the Annapolis Valley, is a great place to do business for many reasons!  Trail systems that travel from one side of town to the other, and a closely arranged Downtown core makes Kentville a very walkable community that manages a high volume of foot traffic daily.  As the largest Town in the Annapolis Valley, Kentville serves as the centre for legal, professional, financial, government and health services.  Kentville has the highest per capita ratio of professionals than any other place in Canada, and plays host to numerous first class sporting events that keep it buzzing with activity year round.

Kentville is renowned for it’s restaurants, pubs, cafes and eateries, along with live theatre, museums and historic sites.  Downtown Kentville houses a diverse and unique collection of shops and retail stores offering shoppers whatever they need year round from gifts to necessities, all within walking distance of convenient all day free parking.   Kentville retailers provide a level of customer service that is unmatched.  Find a list of all Kentville businesses here in our Business Directory.

Not only does Kentville act as a service centre for professional businesses and institutions, but because of the genuinely great quality of life provided to residents, it’s a great place to live as well.  Kentville boasts a new School, protected wetlands, park complexes and first class sport and recreation facilities all within a walking distance from downtown, which makes living here a pleasure, and doing business easy.

Find out if Kentville is right for you and your business!  Contact Community Development Coordinator Lindsay Young at 679-2549 or email communitydevelopment@kentville.ca to find out more about doing business in Kentville.

Download “Quick Facts” about Kentville to see why Kentville is right for you and your business! VREN-KentvilleQF2015_Final

For a more in depth Community Profile visit the Census Canada page: http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=POPC&Code1=0408&Geo2=PR&Code2=12&Data=Count&SearchText=kentville&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=12&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1

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