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Our community is ideal for starting, relocating or expanding your business. Chatham-Kent offers low start up and operating costs with a strong workforce in a community that you can afford to live in. 

Our economic strengths to help you build a thriving business include:

  • Affordable commercial real estate and business parks 
  • Low operating cost and utilities 
  • Access to funding, grant and investment opportunities 
  • Centrally located along Highway 401 and within an hour to Windsor, London and 2.5 hours to Toronto 
  • Seven U.S. points of entry within 1 hour

In each of our larger communities, there is a Business Improvement Areas (BIA) and/or Chambers of Commerce to help support your business. Chatham-Kent also offers the following business resources to help you succeed:

Find more information about the economic profile of Chatham-Kent and supports available for investing in Chatham-Kent.