Economic Development Overview
Bancroft is more than a prime cottage location and tourist destination. It’s an expanding innovative economic hub for the entire North Hastings region. Out-performing the provincial average in terms of job growth, Bancroft is quickly becoming the place to be for business minded people who want the best of both worlds: the convenience of an urban centre, and the freedom of a rural lifestyle.
Read about the top 10 reasons to do business in Bancroft here.
The Town of Bancroft has taken a strong interest in the revitalization of its downtown core and development of its outer regions. The Town has its own Economic Development Officer, an Economic Development Committee, as well as an identified Bancroft Business Improvement Area (BBIA) with an active committee. Bancroft also has representatives on the Economic Development Committees of North Hastings and Hastings County. Members of each group support each other's initiatives, and are committed to enhancing the growth and prosperity of Bancroft and North Hastings as a whole.
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For information on Economic Development opportunities in Bancroft, please contact Lianne Sauter - Deputy Clerk/ Economic Development Coordinator