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Posted on Monday, December 02, 2019 10:08 AM
218 Henry Street – The Shops on Henry
The Shops on Henry is a neighbourhood Brantford shopping centre that encompasses a total of 350,000 sf of premium retail. Located at the southeast corner of Henry Street and Wayne Gretzky Parkway, this retail centre provides shoppers of Brantford a convenient, accessible...
Posted on Monday, November 25, 2019 03:06 PM
The opportunity consists of a 123,780 SF industrial building located in a diverse commercial and industrial node surrounded by an abundance of amenities. The building is situated on approximately 10.7 acres of land, providing a low coverage ratio of only 27%, allowing for ample additional land...
Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Feature Development Opportunity
20 Kenyon Street
0.82 Acres Industrial Zoned Land
- Located in Brantford's North East Industrial Area
- Great Hwy 403 access
- 11,000 sq.ft. building with approximately 1,300 sq.ft. of offices
- 200 Amps / 600 Volts
- Two Grade level doors 10' x 10'
Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:04 AM
Six Nations Polytechnic to offer Pre-Trades Program
Six Nations Polytechnic and Mohawk College’s Marshall School of Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship will be offering a new program in Brantford next summer called “Manufacturing Pre-Trades Pathways”. This new program will provide students with the necessary...
Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:55 AM
The Ontario government is launching the first part of its commitment to transform business supports to deliver value for money for taxpayers and create sustainable opportunities for businesses and communities in eastern and southwestern Ontario.
Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation...
Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:22 AM
The provincial government is continuing to promote rewarding and vibrant career opportunities in the skilled trades as part of National Skilled Trades and Technology Week.
About one in five new jobs in Ontario over the next five years is expected to be in trades-related occupations. Across the country...
Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:13 AM
What is Industry 4.0?
- It describes the use of digital technologies to make manufacturing more agile, flexible and responsive to customer needs.
- Industrial applications of the Internet, wireless sensors, software and other advanced technologies are combined to create "smart factories."
- Over time, it...
Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 03:38 PM
The City released its October 2019 Report on Construction Activity demonstrating a construction value of $4.919 million for issued permits. The construction value attained in the month of October is less than the values attained in October 2018, and is also below the past five year average for the construction...
Posted on Friday, November 08, 2019 10:47 AM
The latest Statistics Canada local labour market report customized for the Brantford CMA for last month is now available.
October Unemployment Rate: Brantford 3.2% [-] Ontario 5.3% [=] Canada 5.5% [=]
Be sure to review the participation rate and the employment rate (reported as percentages), as well...
Posted on Friday, November 01, 2019 01:11 PM
October was Manufacturing Month and the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie and community partners, including the City of Brantford and local school boards, coordinated a slate of activities to celebrate manufacturing in the area. These activities include student tours of select area companies, producing...