Retail Investment Opportunities

Located in one of the most beautiful places on earth, Cape Breton – Unama’ki offers a competitive environment for new retail businesses and new retail / commercial developments to grow and thrive.

Cape Breton Island – Canada’s #1 Island – has a strong and growing retail economy. The $1.57B retail spending market is powered by a strong and growing tourism sector and cruise industry, vibrant downtowns, modern retail developments in growing population centres, and niche markets in our stunning small towns overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the Bras D’or Lakes.

A pro-business environment with new exciting developments and investments, access to favourable tax incentives for downtown developments, a low cost of development overall, and a loyal and diverse workforce are additional reasons for you to come join us to grow your business and investment in Canada’s #1 Island!

Need more information, assistance, or support?  The Cape Breton Partnership works on behalf of all Municipalities and First Nations in Cape Breton – Unama’ki and can connect you to the tools or information you need. Contact us today or explore our database of business supports at

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Last Modified: April 8, 2022