Buy a Business

Wellington County offers a wide range of investment and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Whether you're looking to buy an existing business or starting your own venture, Wellington County offers many advantages.

  • Proximity to market
  • Access to a qualified, diverse labour pool
  • Excellent transportation routes
  • Competitive tax rates
  • Strong infrastructure and services

Southwestern Ontario has a population of more than 1.5 million people and access to three major U.S. border points. The area features a diversified business base and a world renowned post-secondary education system.

With access to major markets, an educated workforce, an established economic base and an outstanding quality of life, Wellington is an ideal destination for companies. Our seven diverse municipalities cover a large territory in the center of southwestern Ontario. Our location is key for industry leaders such as Maple Leaf Foods, Pentalift Equipment, Nestle Waters Canada, and Schneider National. Key sectors in Wellington are manufacturing, agriculture, creative industries and health care. High speed internet combined with beautiful historic downtowns and greenspace continues to attract a growing professional services sector.

View various commercial properties on Realtor.ca.

Take a look at the different types of land and buildings currently available in Wellington County, and what available lands have the correct zoning for you in our Site Selection.

Learn more about the resources in place to support your business.

Contact us to discuss investment and entrepreneurial opportunities!

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