Our local economy is based on our extreme location, rugged natural beauty, and vast natural resources. In addition to the established mining and forestry industries, opportunities exist for value-added wood products industries, and tourism business that cater to the wilderness outdoor adventure market such as outdoor outfitters.
It’s the perfect setting to explore all kinds of entrepreneurial possibilities. If you are interested in starting your own businesses, there are plenty of programs and services to help get you started quicker than you ever dreamed possible. You can be your own boss in a community that will welcome you and support you in your dream. Plenty of opportunities exist in retail, value-added resource-based industries, education and training, professional services, tourism, and more.In Manitouwadge, there are also opportunities to buy existing business from owners looking to retire. You can walk into a turnkey operation that is ready for you to make your own. By buying an existing business you reduce some risk and uncertainty from starting from scratch and have a good customer base and income to start off with while you settle in and make Manitouwadge you home.