Top 5 Reasons to Choose North Grenville

Top 5 Reasons To Choose North Grenville

Businesses and entrepreneurs choose North Grenville for a wide variety of reasons. Here are the top five.

1. Location – Close to Ottawa

North Grenville is just minutes south of Ottawa, the Nation’s Capital, along the historic Rideau Canal waterway (a UNESCO World Heritage site). Located 30 minutes from Ottawa’s International Airport, we offer easy access to the 401 Corridor, the US market and a seaway port. North Grenville is the heart of eastern Ontario, a region home to more than 2 million people.

2. Available Property

North Grenville offers serviced land abutting Highway 416 as well as commercial properties downtown that are ideal for green, clean and creative businesses to locate their new and/or expanding operations. We have a variety of serviced commercial and industrial lands and properties available in North Grenville, making it the ideal location for new and expanding businesses. We also offer exemption of development charges for industrial developments.

To view tax rates and comparisons: commerical , industrial or residential

3. People - Educated and Creative

The population of North Grenville increased by 6.2% between 2006 and 2011 compared to the Ontario growth rate of 5.7% over the same period. A greater percentage of residents have high school, trades certificate or diploma or a college certificate or diploma as the highest level of education, compared to the provincial average. North Grenville has one of the highest concentrations of Creative Class workers in eastern Ontario.

4. Lifestyle - Urban and Rural

Known as a caring and giving community, North Grenville offers a distinctly small-town/rural lifestyle. Whether in urban and sub-urban area of Kemptville, or in the rural villages and hamlets in the outlying areas – residents enjoy trails, waterways, dining, shopping, arts and culture. North Grenville is more than just a place to live and invest –  it’s a feeling of a community looking to the future, while savouring the past.

5. Infrastructure - Reliable and Expanding

North Grenville is home to the University of Guelph’s Kemptville Campus and the Ferguson Forest Centre. We also boast two of the highest achieving high schools in Ontario, an expanding hospital with a growing number of family physicians and some of the best recreation facilities in the region – including a new library. Over $58M is being invested in public infrastructure right now to make sure North Grenville stays Green and Growing!

Economic Development News

2018 North Grenville Breakfast Banquet

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A sweet return to syrup production at Kemptville’s Agroforestry Educational Centre

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Sheppard and Associates founder Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

13 March 2018

KEMPTVILLE - Accounting business trailblazer Cathy Sheppard is this year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The award was presented at the International Women's Day #PressForProgress - A Celebration of Women Entrepreneurs...

Choice Hotels Canada® Announces development of new Comfort Inn & Suites in Kemptville

10 January 2018

Kemptville, ON (January 2, 2018) – Choice Hotels Canada, Canada’s largest hotel franchisor, today announced the development of a new build Comfort Inn Suites in Kemptville, Ontario. Plans to...

Special Memories Made at Brigadoon, an Unforgettable Victorian Eatery

02 January 2018

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About North Grenville

North Grenville is located halfway between the Nation's Capital (Ottawa, Ontario) and the US border (Ogdensburg, NY), providing easy access to both Eastern Canada and US Markets.

  • Reliable and Expanding Infrastructure
  • Urban and Rural Lifestyle
  • Available & Affordable Property

Regional Benefits

  • 2 Million people within Eastern Ontario
  • Highly Educated Workforce
  • Diversified Commercial Sector
  • First-Class Medical Facilities
  • High-speed Communications Network
  • Regional transportation hub

Contact Us

  • Municipality of North Grenville
    285 County Road #44 PO Box 130
    Kemptville, K0G 1J0
  • Matt Gilmer, Economic Development Co-ordinator
    Email: mgilmer@northgrenville.on.ca
  • Phone: 613-258-9569 Ext 153
    Fax: 613-258-9620
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