Build Your Life in Downtown Port Hope

Why Downtown Port Hope

With an envious position on the eastern edge of the Greater Toronto Area and nestled on the north shore of Lake Ontario, Downtown Port Hope is an authenic Cultural Heritage Landscape, rooted in a small town atmosphere. It offers innovation, sustainability, and prospering economic opportunities. Read more...

Tips and Resources

Whether you're just starting to think about a business venture in downtown Port Hope, already firmly established, or planning for your succession, connect with local resources and partner programs to meet all of your business goals. 

Business Opportunities

Whether you are seeking a small retail outlet or a commercial property in our downtown Heritage District, the Municipality of Port Hope Economic Development office maintains an inventory of available lands and buildings to assist with your business location needs. Read more...

Success Stories

Meet neighbours and celebrate local success stories!


In July 2012, the Municipality of Port Hope, in partnership with the Heritage Business Improvement Area (HBIA), Port Hope and District Chamber of Commerce, and Architectural Conservancy of Ontario Port Hope Branch (ACO), initiated a long term, multi-faceted downtown revitalization project to rejuvenate its business core, highlight our proud heritage, and raise our profile as a prime tourism destination.


Keep up to date with Downtown Revitalization projects and initiatives. Read more...


Download the Downtown Business Directory map 
(Large file - please be patient)


Download the Downtown Business Directory
(Large file - please be patient)