Calamba is a center of trade and commerce in the northern part of the province of Misamis Occidental. The municipality’s commercial area is located along the intersection of four Poblacion barangays of Don Bernardo A. Neri (DBAN), Solinog, Northern Poblacion and Southwestern Poblacion. The newly operational integrated bus terminal is located in Barangay DBAN. Also the public market is within Barangay DBAN. As per records from the Municipal Treasurer’s Office and the Municipal Mayor’s Office, there are 564 registered business establishments in the four poblacion areas. These establishments are repair shops, restaurants and eateries, botiques, sari-sari stores, bakeries, pawnshops, lending institutions, banks and other merchandizing establishments.
There are 64 micro-industries existing in the municipality located in the four poblacion barangays. These are solar dryers, rice and corn mills, machine and welding shops, vulcanizing shops, tailoring shops, auto-repair shops, hollow block makings, bangsaw station and others.
This calendar year 2005, the number of establishments increases from 564 to 571. The micro- industries also increases from 64 to 68.
Internet café is also of great demand. Banks are also increasing in numbers. Lending investors are also coming in. Local FM radio station is operating.
The fast increase of number of establishments is a better sign of progress terms of industry and trade and is a good sign of a sound investment climate in the municipality.