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.

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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.

Current Opportunities

 7767 Wellington Road 124, Guelph (Guelph/Eramosa)

Guelph’s most well known garden centre, greenhouse, land, residence, and business for sale.

Significant 26,000 sq.ft. greenhouse draft expansion plan available.

Since 1988, Meadowville Garden Centre has provided Guelph and Wellington County with the best selection of annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs, bulk gardening supplies, and a flower shop. Meadowvillle Garden Centre has gone on to become one of Guelph’s largest providers of gardening supplies, landscape supplies and outdoor living essentials. Today, visitors to Meadowville Garden Centre enjoy browsing a seemingly endless selection of plants, flowers, shrubs and patio furniture, all while receiving expert advice on all things outdoors helping them create their ultimate outdoor space to enjoy year after year. A wide assortment of popular garden and landscape supplies is also available in bulk, including top soil, triple mix, mulch, pea gravel, ‘A’ gravel and more.

Property also includes house for owner or manager.

Schedule of Assets to be determined.

Greenhouse #1, 5,760 SF,

Greenhouse #2, 15,840 SF,

2 x 200 AMP panels, 2 wells, 25 gallons per minute.

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 64 Elora Street South, Harriston (Minto)

A great business opportunity for someone that wants to leave the hussle and bussle of city life behind.

This popular, modern cafe is completely turnkey with all appliances, walk-in cooler, smoker, dishes, tables and chairs included. Live upstairs in a renovated, bright, comfortable 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment with large livingroom, diningroom/kitchen.

This is a historic building in a downtown core. Close to all amenities and in a picturesque, progressive town. Less than an hour from K-W and Guelph. Parking front and back.

Clean and ready to go. Just move in.

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 42 Queen Street, Morriston (Puslinch)

Hidden Gem, Iconic And Famous Enver's Of Morriston Restaurant With Property/Building For Sale.

Downtown Location With Great Frontage And A Deep Lot. Only 45 Minutes West Of Gta Right Off Highway 401.This Solid Built Is Comprised Of Four Floors, Tastefully Finished And Renovated From Top To Bottom. Fully Equipped Restaurant, Pub, Patios And Apartment. Llbo 154 Seating. Great Property For Living, Working Or Investing. Sewer + Sanitary To Holding Tank.

**** EXTRAS **** (Continued From Remarks For Clients) Can Be Converted To Any Other Approved Use. Great Exposure, Signage & Traffic Count., Surrounded By Million Dollar Homes. Long List Of Chattels And Equipment.

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