Chatham-Kent Economic Development is starting the New Year off on the right foot by confirming the sale of over 4.5 acres of property in the Bloomfield Business Park. The deal worth $240,000 will see the development of an Expressway Trucks location.
Expressway Trucks is southwestern Ontario's leading medium and heavy truck sales and service provider with locations currently in Waterloo, London, and Windsor. They represent Volvo heavy trucks, and Hino medium trucks, and specialize in the service and repair of all makes of medium, heavy duty trucks, highway tractors, and trailers.
“Closing this deal is a great way to kick off the New Year and is more evidence that 2020 will be another strong year for business investment and growth in Chatham-Kent,” said Stuart McFadden, Director of Chatham-Kent Economic Development. “The visibility of the Expressway Trucks location from the 401 will be important for both their success and will also provide another landmark to showcase our highly successful business park.”
Specifics about the number of jobs to be created and completion date are yet to be determined and will be made available as soon as they are finalized.
Shaun Howard, General Manager with Expressway Trucks has said, “We are planning for the future by making this investment.”
McFadden added, “Last year we saw investments by both new developers and, just as importantly, reinvestment by existing businesses. It is always a win for the community when our existing companies allocate new dollars to growing locally.”
The Bloomfield Business Park consists of a total of 120 acres with 27 acres of developable land available for sale. For more information about Chatham-Kent Economic Development, please visit them online at www.investck.ca.
The image features an artist rendition of the new Expressway Trucks location.
Marketing and Communications Officer, Economic Development Services
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Phone: 519-352-8401 x2039