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If you are looking to start a new business or re-locate an existing business, look no further.

Located on the western edge of the Halifax Commons, Quinpool Road is just a short walk from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site and the Museum of Natural History. With 13,485 residents in the Connaught-Quinpool district and 14,867 more in nearby Northwest Arm-South End”, Quinpool offers a truly unique neighbourhood business community.

The Quinpool Road Mainstreet District Association is known throughout the city as a productive proactive Business Improvement District whose board and members work hard to carry out marketing and improvements to Quinpool Road. Our Mission is to “provide an organized, consistent and educated voice that serves to grow the potential of the district, while preserving this unique community.” To learn more about the association and the many benefits members receive click here (link to mandate and member benefits).

The district features numerous unique small businesses offering a specialized and intriguing array of products and services. As for basic needs, Quinpool Road offers an Atlantic Superstore, Petro Canada, a Nova Scotia Liquor Commission outlet, a four star hotel and a number of national bank branches.

Known far and wide for its variety of ethnic food, Quinpool Road serves up the city’s best selection of Greek, Italian, Japanese, Lebanese and Chinese fare, to name but a few. You will also find a dozen family-run eateries and several fast food outlets.

Night or day, Quinpool Road always offers that special flare of “neighbourhood service”. It’s The Place To Be. If you would like to know more about bringing your business to Quinpool Road, contact Karla Nicholson, Executive Director, Quinpool Road Mainstreet District association at or 902-209-2210.