East Hants Gateway Advantage
Location is Everything.
Is your Logistic Centre where it needs to be?
A Gateway to the World
Global markets won’t move closer to you. It’s up to you to move closer to them with supply chains that focus on reducing costs and improving energy efficiency. There is no better place to meet supply chain and logistics needs than Nova Scotia. A unique gateway to the world by air and sea, Nova Scotia serves global markets from over 150 countries through the Port of Halifax and Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Both are the closest gateways to North America for movements across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe and via the Suez Canal to India and Asia. By shipping through Halifax, you’ll be in a better position to access any mode of transportation – air, sea, road or rail – to deliver goods quickly and easily. If you are looking for an opportunity to lay roots and maximize your efficiencies with an Inland Port or business park location, look no further than the Municipality of East Hants beside Halifax.
A Place to Grow
East Hants, a fast growing business hub, offers more than 1,500 acres of suitable land adjacent to 10,000 feet of straight track on CN’s mainline, with a network of highways and central location 10 minutes from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, it is the perfect location for an Inland Port to serve your business. In addition to being a great location, East Hants is a growing community. You will be able to access a skilled local workforce and utilize brand new facilities to help your business become faster, more cost effective and greener.
A Faster Way to Do Business
For sea transportation, you can count on the Port of Halifax. It serves more continents than any other Canadian port and can handle some of the world’s largest vessels. In Halifax, the waters are always ice-free and see minimal tides, making it the perfect destination for your goods 365 days a year. From the Port of Halifax, it’s just a short trip to East Hants on an efficient highway network or North America’s best Class 1 railroad that will serve a planned Inland Port. Halifax Stanfield International Airport’s air cargo hub is just minutes away from East Hants’ existing and planned business and logistics parks. The result – you can reach nearly 50% of the North American market in less than four days by rail or within a day by air.
A Cost Effective Solution
Your business needs more than just a great location to succeed. It needs a stable business environment, supportive government and low development costs – all of which you’ll find in East Hants. New and expanding business options can cut your start up and operating costs. Put down roots in East Hants and watch your business grow.
A Greener Future
East Hants is laying the groundwork to build an environmentally sustainable location for your business. As businesses set new green standards, East Hants gives you the tools to lower the carbon footprint of your supply chain and other activities. We’ve integrated green solutions into the site planning and building design of the Inland Port and enabled LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. This focus on environmental impact will allow your business to flourish in a location designed and built to save energy and lower carbon emissions.