The guest harbor and new harbor square with cafés attract many visitors in the summer and the tourism is growing. This is the only place in Sweden where you can live, work, do your daily errands and have a coffee, lunch, or dinner by the sea.
Stenungsund is a popular living area for people commuting to Gothenburg and the population is growing steadily, attracting people with a high average income. The planned relocation of a travel centre to Stenungstorg in 2024 will create a new transportation hub.
The shopping centre was refurbished and extended in 2014–2016. The next step is to transform Stenungstorg to a modern city centre with new blocks of residentials and hotel, concentrating the retail to the galleria. Read more here.