The Municipality of Chester has launched a Business Retention + Expansion (BR+E) project. Working alongside the municipalities of the District of Lunenburg and Region of Queens, we are taking a collaborative approach to better understand the future plans and needs of local businesses and how business owners/managers view the community as a place to do business. The information from the survey will be used to plan future economic development activities focused on the top priorities of
Project Objectives: Work with the local business community and partners in economic development to ensure the MOC becomes a place where existing businesses thrive, and new businesses are welcomed and given the best
opportunity to succeed.
Project Execution: • Survey businesses (random selection via telephone) • Analyze findings • Focus group session with industry leaders, partner agencies, and MOC staff to provide further insight and advisement into the strategy areas and potential projects.
Project Results: A plan for future economic development activities focused on the top
priorities of local businesses.