The City of Pembroke - The Heart of the Ottawa Valley
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Welcome to the heart of the Ottawa Valley and the largest commercial and service centre between Ottawa and North Bay in Eastern Ontario. Pembroke is open for business!

With Council's focus on economic development, we are here to help answer any of your queries, and ensure that business needs are met promptly. Whether it’s help starting a new venture or expansion plans for an established business, you’re just one call away from all the information you need.

Contact: Heather Salovaara, Economic Development Officer, 613-735-6821 ext.1500

City of Pembroke Investment Profile

Business Spotlight

The City of Pembroke has lauched the Business Spotlight series. While the COVID-19 pandemic has been very challenging to navigate for local businesses, it has also been an opportunity for innovation and growth. We have seen many local businesses pivot to adapt to the changing environment to meet the needs of their customers. Each week, the City of Pembroke will highlight a local business and the changes they have made in the business over the last few months. If you know a local business who is adapting, let us know!

COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

This page gathers resources and information for businesses in Pembroke regarding government programs, services and supports available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Economic Development Reports

The City of Pembroke has conducted a number of reports over the past few years to help aide in Economic Development. Please see links to all reports below. 

Register Your Business
To register your business please fill out the below form or download the form and email or return in person to: Heather Salovaara or City of Pembroke Economic Development, 1 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke ON...
Community Improvement Plan - Available Grants

As of September 2016 Pembroke has launched it's Community Improvement Plan (CIP). A Community Improvement Plan is a tool used by municipalities to assist in community revitalization and achieving economic, community planning, and urban development goals through encouraging private-sector investment. 

Service Concierge

The Service Concierge is a service program designed to provide businesses with a tailored and customized opportunity to work with local consultants in the areas of digital media, finance and beautification, including providing workshops to encourage collaborative networking and further education. 

Brought to you by the City of Pembroke, Town of Petawawa, and Township of Laurentian Valley.

Economic Profile
In this section you will find information about Pemborke, our major industries and our labour force. Should you require any further information, or if you have any questions about doing business in Pembroke please contact Heather Salovaara, Economic...
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Learn about the advantages of doing business in Pembroke!
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Real Estate & Available Properties

The City of Pembroke is open for business with over 700 acres of vacant land. Along with privately held land, the City maintains two industrial parks with land available from $10,000 per acre plus frontage. Lots are configurable and may be smaller than an acre parcel. Full details on available residential and commercial properties as well as land in our two industrial parks can be found below. If you can not find what you are looking for please contact Economic Development Officer, Heather Salovaara at or 613-735-6821 ext.1500

BR+E Final Report

From March- December 2017 the City of Pembroke conducted Business Retention and Expansion Surveys to better understand the concerns and opportunities for our businesses. The survey focused on manufacturers and employers with over 15 employees. The survey was done with support from the Pembroke Economic Development Advisory Committee (PEDAC). We would like to thank all businesses that took part in this survey. Below you will find a link to the final report based on survey responses. Should you have any questions regarding the results please contact Heather Salovaara at 613-735-6821 ext. 1500 or

To view the Final BR&E Report click here.