gallery links contact us

latest newslatest news
  • 08/15/2011
    Placentia - St. Mary’s Area Receives Job Creation Partnership Funding read more news
  • 07/05/2011
    Minister encourages local food production read more news
  • 06/30/2011
    2011 Open Farm Day Host Farm Participation read more news
latest news

Regional Economic Development Board link

jobs in Newfoundland and Labrador link

Eastern Suppliers Development Alliance

About Us

The Avalon Gateway Regional Economic Development Inc., also known as the RED Board, is responsible for promoting the development of Economic Zone 18, one of twenty such zones in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Our office is located at 61 Blockhouse Road, which is in the Placentia Mall across from Service Canada. The office hours are 8:30 - 4:00 Monday through Friday.  


Michael Mooney
Executive Director

Sarah Greene

Economic Development Officer

Margie Greene

Office Administrator


Avalon Gateway covers the Cape Shore, Placentia area and the area from Long Harbour to Admirals Beach including Markland and the Salmonier Line. The following communities are included:


Placentia Area

  • Long Harbour/Mount Arlington Heights
  • Ship Harbour
  • Fox Harbour
  • Placentia (including Dunville, Ferndale, Freshwater, Argentia, Jerseyside, Southeast Placentia)
  • Point Verde


Cape Shore Area

  • Little Barasway
  • Great Barasway
  • Ship Cove
  • Patrick’s Cove
  • Angel’s Cove
  • Cuslett
  • St. Bride’s
  • Point Lance
  • Branch


St. Mary’s Bay North

  • North Harbour
  • Colinet
  • Markland
  • Harricott
  • Mount Carmel - St. Catherine’s – Mitchell’s Brook
  • New Bridge – Forest Field
  • St.Joseph’s
  • O’Donnell’s
  • Admiral’s Beach


The association is made up of an eleven person Board of Directors representing: Regional Development Associations (2), Municipalities (3), Tourism & Culture (1), Human Resource Development (1), Natural Resource Development (1), Chamber of Commerce (1), Business Development (1) and Education (1).


The association fulfills these functions with leadership supplied by a Board of Directors that employ a staff, led by an Executive Director, to administer the work of the Board.

top of page link Top of Page