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Development Incentives

Commercial Development Grant

Your Business, Our Support: The Perfect Match for Growth

The Town of Riverview is open for business, and 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. 


Home to an educated workforce and the highest disposable income levels in the region, Riverview is brimming with opportunity for your business. Whether you’re developing a retail store, restaurant, or tourist accommodation, we have you covered. Riverview is close to major business hubs and represents a unique tourism corridor to the nationally renowned Bay of Fundy. Choose us for your next project - we understand you need the right formula to succeed, and we have just the grant you need. To learn more about what makes Riverview a great place to develop, visit Invest in Riverview.

If you are considering a project that is still in the ideation phase, we encourage you to submit an expression of interest.

Submit Expression of Interest

Successful applicants will receive a percentage of the assessed economic value post-project. The grant will be administered on a declining scale over a number of years:

Projects valued less than $5,000,000 = grant over 5 years
Projects valued more than $5,000,000 = grant over 10 years    


Non-residential and mixed-use development projects that are eligible include:

  • A significant expansion project that increases the existing property value by a minimum of $500,000
  • Development, redevelopment, infill or construction activity on vacant land, underutilized sites, or parking lots

Our economic development experts are on-hand to help you with all of your development needs. Contact us today to get started or download our program criteria and application for more information.