Retail Market Analysis

The East Hants retail market is growing into a strong self-sufficient market with over 400,000 sq ft of retail space, a 3.3% vacancy, and a spending profile of almost $300 million.


The East Hants Retail Market Analysis report identifies the current retail inventory and the Retail Trade Area that East Hants serves. The report also defines the retail spending profile across various purchasing categories and presents the current and future opportunities for retail development in East Hants.


East Hants is interested in improving the retail offerings and experience, within the context of accelerating development, to help serve our growing communities. This report was completed to identify opportunities and actions to assist in promoting the community, working with developers and investors, supporting and retaining existing retailers, and attracting new retail and business opportunities to the area.


East Hants, Nova Scotia

Project Consultants

Cushing Terrell Architecture Inc. Key Planning Strategies

Additional Information

East Hants Retail Analysis April 2018 (PDF 3000 KB)



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