Sarnia - Downtown Sarnia

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" Top 20 “Best to Invest” locations by Site Selection Magazine in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 "

Located on the Canada-USA border at the southern tip of the province of Ontario and adjacent to the nationally important St. Clair river, Sarnia's Downtown is one of the key commercial, retail, and cultural areas located in the City of Sarnia. The market district is the focal point of fine multi-cuisine restaurants, vibrant bars, fascinating art galleries, designer clothing stores, and wide-ranging specialty shops.

The Victorian-era and historical buildings on the Front and Christina Street, the captivating waterfront view, charming parks, and lively entertainment and recreation centers are the key attraction spots for the public. Approximately around 116,621 individuals visited the Downtown area in the year 2020 alone.

New residential construction projects, higher business success ratios, and big-ticket capital investment projects by developers and the municipality are notable activities taking place presently.

The Downtown trade area consists of more than 200 businesses and holds significant potential for businesses wanting to invest in Entertainment, Gaming, Restaurants & Bars, Accommodation, and Leisure industries.

" A great place to live, work and play "

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My Main Street is a partnership between the Economic Developers Council of Ontario and the Canadian Urban Institute.

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