(1) We’re “Open for Business” - The Town of Arborg, the R.M. of Bifrost, the Chamber of Commerce and the Arborg-Bifrost Community Development Corporation are committed to removing barriers to effective business operation and, more importantly, to fostering a spirit of cooperation and willingness that supports success.
(2) Our strategic location, one hour north of Winnipeg’s CentrePort via recently improved Highways 7 and 8, provides a direct connection to the Mid-Continent Trade Corridor. Goods produced in Arborg/Bifrost can be shipped quickly and cost-effectively anywhere in the world.
(3) The Town of Arborg has grown an overwhelming 48% in five years! With a trading area of 26,000 (which swells to 40,000 when summer residents are included) the market potential is excellent.
(4) Space – plenty of desirable, affordable land is available for development, whether it be commercial, retail, residential or industrial in our two industrial parks. Our industrial parks are properly zoned and portions are serviced by sewer and roads.
(5) Business costs are low including electricity, water, telephone, housing and land. Labour costs are competitive.
(6) Arborg’s telecommunications infrastructure includes high-speed broadband access to the internet as well as digital cellular telephone service.
(7) Quality of Life - Bifrost offers world-class beaches, the scenic beauty of the Icelandic River, excellent healthcare, recreational and cultural amenities, an affordable and healthy lifestyle –making it conducive to attracting and retaining good employees.
(8) Our tradition is one of creativity, innovation and risk-taking as shown by the development of unique agricultural and industrial products using local capital, local ideas and our “can-do” attitude.
(9) Aborg/Bifrost workers exhibit a strong work ethic and solid old-fashioned values together with innovation and creativity.
(10) Significant support is available to businesses locating in rural areas. The Arborg-Bifrost CDC is committed to assisting business access whatever support they need in order to ensure success.