Investing in Chatham-Kent Made Easy

The team at the Chatham-Kent Economic Development are here to help businesses, both local and international, become an integrated member of the community. In order to simplify the investment process, businesses who are ready to invest in Chatham-Kent can work directly with Economic Development Officers who serve as Project Managers providing a single point of contact within the Municipality for the duration of the file. This unique approach is available to both new investors and existing companies in the community. Contact Economic Development today for more information.

Property: Business Parks

Our business and industrial parks have been developed to help ensure that there is space for new investment to easily establish a foothold in Chatham-Kent.

  • Bloomfield Business Park
    The Bloomfield Business Park at Bloomfield Road and Highway 401 is Chatham-Kent's newest industrial park.  $50,000/acre with potential value pricing for larger purchases.
  • Ridgetown Industrial Park
    The Ridgetown Industrial Park is located at the corner of Mitton Line and Mitton Industrial Drive in the town of Ridgetown. $15,000/acre with potential value pricing for larger purchases

Logistical Connectivity

Location, location, location. It’s true in real estate, and it’s true when it comes to investing in your business. When it comes to the perfect location, you can’t beat what’s available here in the heart of Southwestern Ontario. Click here for details.

Utilities

Businesses that invest in Chatham-Kent enjoy direct access to a range of flexible energy sources including electricity, water and wastewater facilities, natural gas, and more. Click here for details.

Telecommunications

Chatham-Kent offers many industry leading telecommunications partners, delivering solutions to support your business needs. We are home to a number of wireless and wired providers, satellite services providers and the Entegrus Data Centre. The Entagrus Data Centre is a unique facility built for organizations with complex IT requirements. Like any co-location provider, we have built our facility with security in mind. We took extra steps to make sure our facility can handle full demand from all our clients when they need it most. Contact us for more information.

Demographics

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent compiles demographics on the entire Municipality. The statistics include population, population by age, immigration characteristics, home language, visible minority status as well as labour force statistics and leading employers. If you have any questions, contact us and we will help.


Your goal is to invest and grow, our goal is to make it is easy for you. 

The Chatham-Kent Advantage

  • Business friendly municipal government, with one employee assigned to work through approval processes
  • Elected officials at municipal, provincial and federal government that are transparent, honest and business friendly
  • Skilled labour force that is ready and willing to work
  • Community that is supportive of industrial development
  • Stable government permitting process without corruption
  • Low crime rate in a quiet and peaceful community
  • Stable government permitting process without corruption
  • Universal health care for all citizens
  • "Common Law" Courts accessible and fair for corporations and individuals
  • Proximity close to United States market and close to largest Canadian market

Chatham-Kent is a community of 104,000 located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario just minutes from the Windsor/Detroit border. Workforce availability is never a problem with over 1 million Canadians living within one-hour of Chatham-Kent's borders.

Chatham-Kent businesses appreciate the skilled workforce, the ease to Canadian and US markets, the low business operating costs, and the wide range of greenfield and existing businesses. Easy access to Highway 401 and the proximity to three major border crossings coupled with competitive land costs have made Chatham-Kent a popular location for business.

Locating in Chatham-Kent is a winning proposition for business!