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Marathon is a vibrant community with a burgeoning economy supported by the Hemlo Gold Mines and many small and medium sized businesses. There is always something to do in this active and engaging community from kayaking, fishing and swimming, to playing hockey at the local arena and shopping. Marathon is a full-service, completely modern town that is poised for growth and economic prosperity. We are a community that is forward thinking and forward moving – a great place to live, work, play and do business!

Starting your own business or buying an existing business is a big decision. What you need is a great idea, a desire to do it and a plan to make it happen… not to mention the perfect location! Marathon is a prime location for investment and businesses in forestry, mining, retail and personal services.

What makes Marathon particularly special?

  • World-class healthcare
  • Excellent recreational facilities
  • Interesting assortment of shops and restaurants
  • The GREAT outdoors!

For more information on local projects, initiatives or to inquire about investing or opening your own business contact the Economic Development & Communications Officer.

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