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Growth opportunities along Fort Erie’s Garrison Road

Posted by Greg Chew on Sep 22, 2016 3:15:04 PM


Fort Erie’s Garrison Road corridor represents the town's largest and most thriving retail node. With it's close proximity to the U.S. border it has, in recent years, become a haven for cross border shoppers looking to take advantage of the lower Canadian dollar. 

The retail growth of Garrison Road in the past decade has been significant leaving little opportunity for expansion. Take advantage of the growth in traffic with Garrison Road's largest plot of immeadiate developable land, for sale at 375 Garrison Road. 


Garrison Road’s retail landscape

This retail corridor which runs from the foot of the Peace Bridge to Petit Road is comprised of stand-alone retail operations, large strip-malls, smaller retail plazas and a traditional shopping mall centre. Major retailers are located along the corridor including Canadian Tire, Shoppers Drug Mart, Sobey’s, No Frills, Walmart and the Clarion Hotel.  


Market Insights: Fort Erie

Fort Erie is home to a population of 29,960 and represents an area of residential growth in Niagara. The provinces growth predictions see Fort Erie's population reaching 40,700 by 2041. The town is located along the Niagara River adjacent to Buffalo, New York, because of this prime location approximately 20% of all commodities traded between Canada and the United States pass through Fort Erie. Garrison Road sits at the base of the Peace Bridge and benefits from cross border shoppers. 

Fort Erie is set to expand it's tourism landscape in the next five years. The Canadian Motor Speedway and an expansive development of the Fort Erie RaceTrack's surrounding lands are proposed and expected.  The Speedway, a mega racing facility will attract both Canadians and Americans with it's 65,000 seat spectator facility. There are also transform the Millers Creek Marina area of Fort Erie into a more resort like space.  

New improvements are also coming for the Peace Bridge, improvements that will expand daily commercial and consumer traffic through the border. 


The Opportunity: 375 Garrison Road 

Fort Erie Garrison Road Land For Sale

Location:  375 Garrison Road (Helena Street)
Land Area: 23.29 acres


> High traffic location at the Garrison Road and Helena St. 
> Lands cleared and ready for immeadiate development
> Fort Erie's largest retail site (depth of 1300 sq. ft. 
> Lease with built-to-suit opportunity available
> Easy access to the QEW and Peace Bridge Border Crossing 
> Retail anchors along Garrison include Canadian Tire, Sobeys, Walmart Superstore, No Frills, most major banks 

Property Details:

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Garrison Road provides excellent market access and supports a growing retail and tourism market. This is your opportunity to be apart of the growing town of Fort Erie. To view additional industrial or commercial real estate opportunities in Fort Erie click here

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