Investment Opportunities

East Hants offers great opportunities for new businesses looking to locate and start up in the area.

Our geographic location with our proximity to Halifax, growing industries, cost advantages and welcoming community offer many benefits for doing business here.

View some of the opportunities available by region below, and contact us to chat more about your ideas and how the East Hants Economic and Business Development team might be able to support you.

To learn more about opportunities in our region, download our business investment guide and watch our business investment video for more information.

While East Hants makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of information on this page, we make no representations or warranties to the quality, accuracy, or completeness of such information. Investment opportunities listed on this page are not endorsements and East Hants does not provide any guarantees for your experience pursuing such opportunities.


Corridor Region

 

138 Highway 214, Elmsdale

Categories: commercial, retail, and residential.

Prime location in the Elmsdale Village Core at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 214 offering great visibility in a high-traffic area.

 

Lot A and B Highway 214, Elmsdale

Categories: commercial, retail, and food services.

These two adjoining vacant lots on busy Highway 214 are zoned Village Core and would be great for many commercial uses.

 

9218 Highway 14, Milford

Categories: retail, and transportation and warehousing.

This 2.42-acre commercial property has Highway 102 exposure and potential for a commercial business. Located next to the Milford Industrial Park.

 

Kiln Creek, Lantz

Categories: commercial, retail, professional services and residential.

Shaw Group’s new master-planned community, Kiln Creek, will have a mixture of low, medium and high density housing as well as commercial space. There is opportunity for businesses to open and grow with the new community.

 

Wickwire Station, Lantz

Categories: commercial, retail, professional services and residential.

Arcmo Capital’s new master-planned community in Lantz will have a mixture of low, medium and high density housing, and mixed-use. There is opportunity for  businesses to be located on the bottom floor of apartment buildings.

 

WM Fares Architect (on behalf of Monk Mobile Corporation Limited and Allison Land Surveys Limited), Enfield

Categories: commercial, retail, and food services.

WM Fares have an application to change the land use designation for the identified properties on Highway 2, Enfield to Walkable Comprehensive Development District. The application includes townhouses, and multiplexes, with one multiplex having commercial space on the ground floor.

 

Elmsdale Business Park

Categories: commercial, manufacturing, light industrial, and retail.

The Elmsdale Business Park is located 30 minutes outside of Halifax, and only minutes away from Atlantic Canada’s largest airport, Halifax Stanfield International Airport. There are a variety of commercial property and land options for businesses and investors, with flexible business park lots and sizing.

 

Milford Industrial Park

Categories: commercial, manufacturing, light industrial, and retail.

The Milford Industrial Park is located 40 minutes outside of Halifax, and only 15 minutes away from Atlantic Canada’s largest airport, Halifax Stanfield International Airport. There are a variety of commercial property and land options for businesses and investors, with flexible business park lots and sizing.

 


Fundy Shore & Central Region

 

807 Burntcoat Road, Burntcoat 

Categories: leisure and hospitality.

This 1.6-acre property with cottage style year round main house has potential for an accommodation business.

 

Lot Highway 354, Gormanville 

Categories: leisure and hospitality.

This large, 31-acre parcel of land is located across from Noel Lake and close to Burntcoat, and could be a great opportunity for an agri-tourism business.

 

8788 Highway 215 Maitland

Categories: retail, food services, and leisure and hospitality.

Located across the street from Canada’s oldest general store, the Frieze and Roy, this building offers a ground-floor retail location with a second-floor apartment.

 

8913 Highway 215, Maitland

Categories: retail, food services, and leisure and hospitality.

Opportunity to invest in a building with creative potential located in the Village of Maitland.

 

8895 Highway 215, Maitland

Categories: leisure and hospitality.

This property offers a great opportunity for a accommodation business close to walking trails, museums and artisans.

 

9281 Highway 215, Maitland

Categories: retail, and other services.

Potential opportunity for an auto service station to serve residents and visitors to the region.

 

Highway 215, Noel

Categories: leisure and hospitality.

Beautiful waterfront properties offering opportunities to benefit from the panoramic views and access to the highest tides in the world.

 

1657 Burntcoat Road, Noel

Categories: leisure and hospitality, retail, and other services.

Re-development potential, located at the intersection of Highway 215 and Burntcoat Road.

 

1592 Burntcoat Road, Noel 

Categories: leisure and hospitality.

This 1.10 acre property be great for a new tourism business.

 

88/91 Wharf Road

Categories: leisure and hospitality.

This 1.5 acre property offers 300 ft of ocean frontage on the Bay of Fundy. This could be your opportunity to bring a new attraction to the area making use of the beachfront property and shoreline.

 

5491 Highway 236, Upper Kennetcook

Categories: leisure and hospitality, and other services.

The existing service station at this location has been in operation since 1951. Find a new use for the property, or open your own service station.

 

Walton Woods Road, Walton

Categories: retail, leisure and hospitality.

This property overlooks the river in Walton and is nearby the Walton lighthouse and pub and offers.

 

8416 Highway 215, Selma

Categories: leisure and hospitality.

A 20 acre property with potential for a bed and breakfast or agri-tourism, just minutes away from the historic village of Maitland.


Uniacke & Rawdon Region

 

Lot 4, Lady Mary Way, Mount Uniacke 

Categories: manufacturing, commercial, light industrial and retail.

Industrial condo units available in the fast-growing Uniacke Business Park.

 

503 Highway 1, Mount Uniacke 

Categories: commercial, residential, other services.

This property is zoned Highway Commercial permitting a variety of uses. The current building has both residential and commercial uses.

 

Uniacke Business Park

Categories:  commercial, manufacturing, light industrial, and retail.

The Uniacke Business Park is located in Mount Uniacke close to Sackville and Halifax, and has easy transportation access from Highway 101. There are a variety of commercial property and land options for businesses and investors, with flexible business park lots and sizing.

 

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