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Reports and Resources

Multi-national companies like; Kellogg’s, Procter & Gamble, Nestle & McKesson locate in the region for the many advantages that the Bay of Quinte offers.  However, location based cost analysis remains a key factor for site selection projects.  The Bay of Quinte region is a competitive location for food processing, logistics & advanced manufacturing & participate in a variety of studies in order to provide this crucial data for decision makers.

KMPG Competitive Alternatives

Competitive Alternatives 2016, the latest edition of this biennial KPMG series, compares business costs in more than 100 cities in 10 countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States.  ACCESS the comparison tool to perform your own cost comparison analysis.

Boyd Company Location Based Cost Analysis

Boyd is a leading, internationally-recognized brand in the dynamic arena of corporate site selection. In 2016 The Boyd Company released studies focusing on location based costs in; food processing, logistics and advanced manufacturing. Comparing operational costs in Bay of Quinte’s region, Eastern Ontario, to 24 other North American locales.  Download PDF copies of these reports:

FDI Benchmark 2016

fDi Benchmark – part of the Financial Times Group – is an online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 65 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main Quality and Cost competitiveness indicators across more than 600 locations globally.  Quinte Economic Development participated in 2016 across multiple sectors.

Bay of Quinte Region – Individual Manufacturing / Industrial Sector Sheets

Whether your company is a multinational corporation or a small to medium enterprise (SME), you’ll benefit from operating in the Bay of Quinte.

  • Convenient access to local regional and international supply markets.
  • Fully-serviced, inexpensive, and investment ready industrial land is available now.
  • Low tax and utility rates complement a Fast Track Approval process for new facility builds.
  • Over 100,000 skilled workers motivated to succeed known for its high quality of life and industry excellence.

Downloadable – Manufacturing/Industrial Sector Information Sheets
Advanced Manufacturing
Food and Beverage Processing
Logistics and Warehousing


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