For more information on doing business in Huntsville contact:
Lauren MacDermid | Economic Development Officer | 37 Main Street East, Huntsville, ON P1H 1A1
Ph: (705) 789-3035 Ext. 3035 | Main: (705) 789-1751| E: mailto:lauren.macdermid@huntsville.ca | W: www.huntsville.ca

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The Town of Huntsville is the largest municipality in the District of Muskoka with a population approaching 20,000. Situated at the doorstep to Algonquin Park, Huntsville is a progressive community committed to becoming Muskoka’s number one destination to live and work in.

We have a vibrant sports and recreation community as evidenced by the numerous sporting events taking place throughout the year most notable, Ontario’s only full IRONMAN event.

Lastly Huntsville has a growing arts, culture and heritage community and has embraced our relationship with the Group of Seven.

We welcome your business!

QUICK FACTS

• Huntsville encompasses an area of 68,716 hectares.
• Huntsville is the largest of the six municipalities within the District of Muskoka.
• Average household income, $73,578 which is 10% below the national average.
• Retail sales is 52% above the national average.

WHY INVEST IN THE
TOWN OF HUNTSVILLE?

AVAILABLE LANDS

• Available land in multiple commercial and industrial parks through Muskoka, depending on the needs of your business.

EASY BUILDING PROCESS

• Smooth and efficient building and development approval process.

COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN

• The Town of Huntsville has launched a new Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Incentives Program which promotes new investment in the community as well as financial assistance towards building façade improvements. From streetscape improvements, accessibility, and more–the Town of Huntsville is invested in our community.

INTERNET SERVICES

• Businesses in Huntsville have access to the fastest internet service in Canada via Lakeland Networks.

BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES:

• Huntsville Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce is one of the strongest Chambers of Commerce and is helping create a more vibrant and diverse Economy in Huntsville

• Muskoka Small Business Centre is available to provide free confidential business consulting services whether you are looking at starting a business or expanding a new one

• Muskoka Futures Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC), provides business planning support services as well as loans for business start-ups and expansions

• FedNor and Eastern Ontario Economic Development Fund access

WHY INVEST IN THE
TOWN OF HUNTSVILLE?

AVAILABLE LANDS

• Available land in multiple commercial and industrial parks through Muskoka, depending on the needs of your business.

EASY BUILDING PROCESS

• Smooth and efficient building and development approval process.

COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN

• The Town of Huntsville has launched a new Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Incentives Program which promotes new investment in the community as well as financial assistance towards building façade improvements. From streetscape improvements, accessibility, and more–the Town of Huntsville is invested in our community.

INTERNET SERVICES

• Businesses in Huntsville have access to the fastest internet service in Canada via Lakeland Networks.

BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES:

• Huntsville Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce is one of the strongest Chambers of Commerce and is helping create a more vibrant and diverse Economy in Huntsville

• Muskoka Small Business Centre is available to provide free confidential business consulting services whether you are looking at starting a business or expanding a new one

• Muskoka Futures Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC), provides business planning support services as well as loans for business start-ups and expansions

• FedNor and Eastern Ontario Economic Development Fund access

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AMENITIES
& INFRASTRUCTURE

  • The Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment is an extension of the University of Waterloo main campus. Situated among rocks, lakes and trees that give Muskoka its’ breath-taking vistas, this venue features exceptional meeting and lecture facilities to accommodate groups up to 225 participants. Our Business and Technology Centre has leading edge technology which supports VOip, and peer-to-peer video conferencing, excellent facility to conduct training sessions or workshops
  • Deerhurst Resort is also located in Huntsville, a World Class resort and home to the 2010 G20 as well as IRONMAN Muskoka
  • The Algonquin Theatre has all the professional tools to host your theatrical, corporate or business event. Whether you need a 408 seat auditorium or an intimate 120 seat space, the Algonquin Theatre is here to help plan your theatrical/business event from technical set-up and operation, ticketing and box office services to reception catering.
  • Huntsville Memorial Hospital
  • Access to 1 gigabit internet service in portions of the community – fastest internet service in Canada

AMENITIES & INFRASTRUCTURE

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  • The Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment is an extension of the University of Waterloo main campus. Situated among rocks, lakes and trees that give Muskoka its’ breath-taking vistas, this venue features exceptional meeting and lecture facilities to accommodate groups up to 225 participants. Our Business and Technology Centre has leading edge technology which supports VOip, and peer-to-peer video conferencing, excellent facility to conduct training sessions or workshops
  • Deerhurst Resort is also located in Huntsville, a World Class resort and home to the 2010 G20 as well as IRONMAN Muskoka
  • The Algonquin Theatre has all the professional tools to host your theatrical, corporate or business event. Whether you need a 408 seat auditorium or an intimate 120 seat space, the Algonquin Theatre is here to help plan your theatrical/business event from technical set-up and operation, ticketing and box office services to reception catering.
  • Huntsville Memorial Hospital
  • Access to 1 gigabit internet service in portions of the community – fastest internet service in Canada

LIFESTYLE PERKS & FAMILY FEATURES

Huntsville is a year round community that has something for everyone:

  • Canada Summit Centre is home to a twin pad arena, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, and indoor walking track.
  • Active Living Centre is an excellent facility for hosting, weddings, special events and corporate meetings
  • Multiple Soccer Fields, baseball diamonds and skateboard park
  • Growing reputation for Hosting world class sporting and cultural events – IRONMAN Muskoka, Girlfriends Getaway Weekend, Nuit Blanche North, Midnight Madness, Band on the Run, and multiple and provincial and national championship events
  • Historic Deerhurst Resort
  • First Class recreation and programs for individuals of all ages
  • Vibrant Downtown Huntsville
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LIFESTYLE PERKS & FAMILY FEATURES

Huntsville is a year round community that has something for everyone:

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  • Canada Summit Centre is home to a twin pad arena, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, and indoor walking track.
  • Active Living Centre is an excellent facility for hosting, weddings, special events and corporate meetings
  • Multiple Soccer Fields, baseball diamonds and skateboard park
  • Growing reputation for Hosting world class sporting and cultural events – IRONMAN Muskoka, Girlfriends Getaway Weekend, Nuit Blanche North, Midnight Madness, Band on the Run, and multiple and provincial and national championship events
  • Historic Deerhurst Resort
  • First Class recreation and programs for individuals of all ages
  • Vibrant Downtown Huntsville

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