Town of Riverview / About Riverview / Invest in Riverview

We Speak Business.

As the largest Town in New Brunswick, Riverview offers a highly-skilled talent pool, central location, access to large markets, and the highest disposal income levels in the region. Bordered by the vast Acadian forest, our community is known for being an unusually special place to live, work and locate a business. With some of the lowest commercial costs in the region and an affordable housing mix, Riverview has earned its reputation as one of the best deals in Canada. We're open for business and you can be too.

Nearshore location. Centrally located.

In Riverview, you can conduct business in real-time with North American, South American and European markets. A connected, central and in-demand location, Riverview is situated in the province with the largest catchment area in Atlantic Canada and operates within a GMT -4.0 time zone. Our geographic location provides businesses with access to three national and provincial transportation networks linked to more than two million consumers within a 300-kilometre radius. Riverview is situated only moments away from an international airport with direct flights to major Canadian cities, like Montreal and Toronto, and is only 150km from a deep-sea port acting as a major gateway to global connections. New Brunswick shares an international border with Maine, U.S., situated only 266.3km away from Riverview.

Riverview, New Brunswick.

Your workforce lives here.

Educated labour force, exceptional talent. In Riverview, we have the employees and customer base you need to succeed. With two universities, two community colleges and several private colleges in the area, you’ll have access to a bilingual workforce that’s one of the most educated in New Brunswick. New Brunswick also has the longest average job tenure in the country, which is double the U.S. average, and some of the lowest workers compensation rates in the country. The region's commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse talent pool has been widely recognized and our area continues to witness some of the highest immigration rates across the province year after year. 

It all adds up to affordable.

Setting up and running your business in Riverview won’t eat into your bottom line, and we mean it. Sitting at over 20,000 residents, the Town of Riverview boasts some of the lowest operating costs in business centres across Canada and the United States. Riverview offers reliable access to one of Canada's largest fiber optic networks, which promises unbeatable connectivity and vast coverage, not to mention some of the lowest commercial internet costs around. Riverview is part of one of the fastest growing city in Atlantic Canada, and the region's low-cost business environment has been recognized year after year by several publications. For businesses who want affordable commercial costs, access to talent, a central location and great quality of life, we welcome you to envision Riverview.

Your local business environment.

Our size is our advantage. Nestled on the outer banks of a bustling urban centre, residents and business owners enjoy access to the same core amenities as any other city. Our size allows us to move quickly, connecting businesses with the right resources, decision-makers and stakeholders within days. The Town of Riverview works closely with its municipal, provincial and federal counterparts to ensure your business finds success, while offering the hands-on support and aftercare services needed for continued growth. Whether you're looking to locate or expand your business in the Town of Riverview, you can count on our qualified staff to provide the one-on-one assistance that you need.

Prime for Development.

The Town of Riverview is a central, connected and in-demand location that offers prime opportunities for growth and development. When choosing to locate, develop and grow in Riverview you can expect flexible utility access and a user-friendly permitting process. As one of the most affordable places in Canada for real estate, planning an expansion or re-location has never been easier. Resting on a fiber link that connects North America with Europe and located only 3.8kms away from a leading network interconnection facility, your business will be just as connected as you are. The Town of Riverview also offers a competitive non-repayable development grant for commercial and mixed-use construction projects. Property owners that plan to develop, redevelop, infill, expand or engage in construction activity on underdeveloped or vacant commercial land are eligible to apply. Our staff of qualified experts are on-hand to help with all your development needs. 

Be jealous of our lifestyle. It’s natural.

Close to nature, close to perfect. What’s really unique about Riverview is that aside from our prime location and affordable business environment, you'll also profit through a work-life balance. It’s as rewarding to live here as it is to do business. Settle in amongst friendly neighbours and the beauty of wild New Brunswick while being a bridge away from a thriving urban centre. Offer your employees and their families the life they've been longing for. With a commitment to active living, the town invests heavily in its parks, trails, and recreational facilities to ensure we have a safe, clean and active community. Our commute times are practically non-existent and we have some of the lowest monthly housing payments of any similarly sized town in Atlantic Canada. Riverview has a continental climate with maritime influences, and four beautiful seasons to enjoy.

Contact us.




Riverview, New Brunswick
30 Honour House Court, E1B 3Y9
+1 (506) 387 - 2141


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