Rediscover Business Opportunities in Gravenhurst
Be Your Own Boss
It’s time to put your dreams into action and become your own boss. Operating a business in Gravenhurst not only features economic benefits, like lower costs of commercial real estate, but you can have a greater work life balance with shorter commutes and access to the recreational opportunities you love. Support from your family and friends as well as local business resources like Muskoka Futures will have your business booming in no time.
Already Own Your Own Business?
Is the majority of your work done digitally? Do you already work from a home office? Then relocating your business to Gravenhurst will be a breeze! Gravenhurst native Graham Porter, the CEO of Thumbprint Educational Software, says "For most jobs in the creative economy, there is literally no difference between an office on Muskoka Road and one on Bloor Street".
Does your business need a shop front or other commercial space? Gravenhurst is an excellent choice for your brick-and-mortar business with many affordable and accessible locations to choose from. Gravenhurst businesses also have lower commercial property taxes of $20.79 per $1,000 instead of the $28.98 per $1,000 that you would have to pay in Toronto.
Gravenhurst has the infrastructure you need, and to make things even better a new network is in the works. The Town is working with Vianet to create a Fibre-To-The-Home Network which will connect Gravenhurst with some of the fastest internet speeds available. Allowing you to stay globally connected without the hustle and bustle of the big city.
Need to meet with a client outside of Gravenhurst? Big cities are not too far away! Barrie is only an hour drive and Toronto is only two hours. Muskoka Airport is also close by, only a 10 minute drive from Gravenhurst, allowing you to stay connected with your clients.