Advantages

There are many advantages to investing in St. John’s, here are just a few.

    • We have a team across all levels of government and industry available to assist rapidly and seamlessly with your investment query or opportunity.
    • St. John’s has a streamlined taxation system that is blended with the municipal property tax system.
    • An abundance of Class-A office space in the downtown core ready to meet any needs.
    • Multiple development-ready industrial parks in St. John’s metro.
    • KPMG’s most recent City Competitiveness Index found that St. John’s ranked 4th among all featured cities for Intangible Factors. Those factors include Ease of Doing business; Innovation and IP protection; Risks and Threats; and Quality of Life. St. John’s performed particularly strong for Ease of Employing Workers and Environment factors.
    • A time zone that allows for easier connections to customers and partners across Europe and North America -3.5 UTC.
    • A city with outdoor pursuits on our doorstop which allows us to have an incredible work/life balance for your company/employees.
    • A compact, easy to navigate metropolitan area with all the advantages and amenities of a much larger city.
    • Some of the most competitive residential property prices in Canada.
    • RO-RO cargo vessels connect St. John’s to Halifax, Montreal and on to the world.
    • Year round, sheltered, ice-free harbour.
    • The St. John’s Board of Trade, a member-based business association of more than 700 members from various industries and sectors, are developing a thriving business community in St. John’s.