Big City Amenities, Small Town Feel
L&A’s central location, close to local markets, as well as Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal, means stable property values and a surprisingly large selection of available commercial and industrial properties – suitable for a wide variety of uses. With its welcoming community, rural lifestyle, and variety of local businesses, L&A County is a great place to work and live. It’s also a great place to invest. Incredible business support from the Economic Development Office will help your business succeed.
For Businesses: Commercial/Industrial/Office/Retail
Available low-cost real estate is often able to be zoned for more than one use in L&A County.
Some examples are:
- 40,000 square foot commercial/industrial building with 14 units
- Commercial/industrial/retail building, minutes from Kingston, $10.00 per square foot lease
- Renovated limestone office/retail building in village location
- Former retirement home zoned for commercial/office/residential use in rural setting
Several acres vacant commercial land are available. These low-cost real estate parcels are ready for development to the buyer’s specifications. The L&A Economic Development Office has various resources for business support when building new. We can introduce you to qualified, trustworthy contractors and provide assistance at every stage of the process.
Own a Larger House & More Land
Live in one of our welcoming communities. Our rural lifestyle is attractive to those who wish to live in a natural setting without compromising amenities. The Canadian Shield landscape with forests and lakes is so enjoyable, you may even wish to work and live in the same building.
Types of properties available for you to choose include: century old red brick, vintage farm home, or year-round lake house. Take your next conference call in your lawn chair!
Unique Custom Sites for Small Businesses
L&A County has lots of business support for out of the ordinary ventures. Creative, artistic or imaginative souls, may wish to work and live in an old church or schoolhouse. Picture a former Academy transformed into a Bed & Breakfast or a “general store-style” commercial storefront. Consider a cabin rental business on a large lake, near a provincial park – live on site or in the city, while collecting an income. Put up a yurt or restore a timber-framed barn. The possibilities are endless.
Low cost real estate leaves you lots of money to build your dream. Renovate an existing space to create a loft-style studio or add cubicles for your employees. Many successful small businesses operate from repurposed buildings - formers homes, garages, and barns have all been transformed by the design and construction experts in L&A County.
3 Designated Business & Industrial Parks
Lennox & Addington’s 3 designated business and industrial parks provide low-cost real estate, in a central location, ideal for a variety of ventures. Business support is available from the Economic Development Office to connect you with these opportunities.
Richmond Industrial Park - hundreds of acres available for general industry, ideally located for warehousing and distribution
Taylor Kidd Industrial Park - hundreds of acres available for general and heavy industry, prime access to CN Rail and Lake Ontario
Loyalist East Business Park - fully serviced lots from 8.5 to 0.5 acres – best for light industry or professional offices.
Low-Cost Real Estate
Fully serviced lots average $40,000 per acre, and may be obtained for as low as $10,000 per acre. With this low cost real estate, save enough to build and start your business. L&A’s rural lifestyle in a central location to multiple markets, make it a great place to work and live.
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