Economic Development

Bancroft

People are buying up properties in our County

As reported by Moose FM recently, the Bancroft and Area Association of Realtors reports that 81 properties were sold in May, 2017 which is close to the record set in July, 2003.  The average...
Andrew Redden
22.06.2017
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Hastings County and Rural Employment Initiative

Hasting County and Rural Employment Initiative (REI) The Rural Employment Initiative (REI) project is a partnership between the Ontario Association for Community Futures Development Corporation (...
Luisa Sorrentino
13.06.2017
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I Left The City

I Left The City

Our County has launched a new campaign titled the “I Left The City Show.”  The campaign is aimed at attracting Lone Eagles, people and entrepreneurs who live in large cities such as Toronto or...
Andrew Redden
24.03.2017
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TripAdvisor: Why It Matters to Your Tourism Business

As technology advances, the ways in which we communicate grow and the opportunities to connect with visitors becomes endless. People are looking to the Internet to get travel information and read...
Kasey Rogerson
21.02.2017
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Big difference in house prices

Have you been following the news out of Toronto?  Bank of Montreal's chief economist Douglas Porter wrote in a report this week the "Toronto housing market - and the many cities surrounding it...
Andrew Redden
16.02.2017
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Madoc

Lowest unemployment rate

Have you seen the numbers for January?  Our area has the lowest unemployment rate in Ontario.  An unemployment rate is defined most basically as the percentage of the total labour force...
Andrew Redden
13.02.2017
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Limerick Lake

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

I am aware that parents and people in general would like to see more jobs in Hastings County.  They want kids and other young people to find work locally.  Fortunately there are many jobs...
Andrew Redden
27.01.2017
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TripAdvisor Workshop: Making the Most of your Listing

As TripAdvisor introduces new opportunities for destination marketing - like customized content to complement the site’s traditional user-generated content - we’re working to put the region’s best...
Kasey Rogerson
10.01.2017
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Potter Settlement Winery

Do the math

If you've read previous blog posts I've written you'll notice that I have made a habit of contrasting the City of Toronto with Hastings County.  A major focus has been real estate prices. ...
Andrew Redden
04.01.2017
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When social media gets crowded

Wherever I go, whether it's a seminar, a meeting or just chatting with colleagues, I hear testimonials for social media.  The benefits of platforms like Facebook and Twitter are touted including...
Andrew Redden
05.12.2016
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