Restaurant planned for downtown Simcoe ...
Restaurant planned for downtown Simcoe ...
Norfolk County Development News - March 15, 2017 - Contact us

New restaurant planned for downtown Simcoe

IMG Schott restaurant
56 Norfolk Street South, downtown Simcoe: Norfolk County Community Planning is reviewing a site plan application submitted by Don Schott Hardware Ltd. of Simcoe for the redevelopment of 56 Norfolk Street South in downtown Simcoe to convert the main floor of the existing building and parking lot to a restaurant and outdoor dining area with seating for about 40 people. More...

Habitat for Humanity
plans ReStore in Simcoe

29 Park Road, Simcoe: Habitat for Humanity is proposing to locate a ReStore business in Norfolk County at 29 Park Road, Simcoe, formerly Chances Bingo. ReStore will have at least two full-time staff and some part-time staff. They are also looking for several volunteers. The application goes to public meeting before Norfolk County Council on March 28, 2017. More...

Proposed tourism expansion in Turkey Point

IMG Turkey Point duplexes
325 Cedar Drive, Turkey Point: LBS Group of Paris is seeking permission from Norfolk County Council to convert a commercial property in Turkey Point to develop a seasonal accommodation business comprised of four semi-detached units and a single detached unitMore...
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Townsend Lumber group
under new ownership

Laura Townsend and her husband, Mike Penner, have assumed ownership of the Townsend family businesses which include Townsend Lumber, Kitchener Forest Products, Breeze Dried and BreezeWood Floors at 1300 Jackson Side Rd, near Courtland in Norfolk County. The business succession makes Laura the third-generation owner of the Townsend family-run business. More...
IMG Ride Bine van

Entrepreneurs grow here

Welcome to the new innovative tourism businesses in Norfolk County!
Ride the Bine is a locally guided tour of some of Norfolk's best wineries and craft breweries.Owners Susan Judd and Amanda Dooney plan to take bookings for May 2017.
Red Apple Rides involves guided bike tours and bike rentals featuring a mix of Norfolk County food, drink and views. Owner Phil Poss plans to offer tours this summer.
Charlotteville Brewing Company is an estate brewery housed in century barns, adjacent to our hop yard and grain fields, offerings include a variety of fermented libations and organic seasonal fare. Owners Melanie Doerksen and Tim Wilson plan to open in July 2017.
IMG SSUP Gube's Cubs
Gube's Cubes

Student Start Up Program innovative program
for young entrepreneurs

Norfolk County’s Student Start Up Program (SSUP) is the winner of this year’s Private Public Partnership Award from the Economic Development Council of Ontario. SSUP Norfolk provides students in Grades 6 through 12 the opportunity to try self-employment during their summer break. Students (such as "Gube's Cubes" in photo) submit a simple business plan and successful applicants are awarded $200 to get started.
SSUP was successful because community-minded entrepreneurs and others stepped up and funded itHelp us fund this year's students. More... 

Norfolk hires new County Manager

The Corporation of Norfolk County has announced that David Cribbs has accepted the position of County Manager, commence on April 18, 2017. Mr. Cribbs most recently served as General Manager, Corporate Services Division / County Clerk / County Solicitor for the County of Lambton, and has more than 14 years of municipal experience at both urban and rural municipalities. More...

For Sale - more...

Dover comm 5000 sq ft
Port Dover Commercial
For sale $649,000
IMG Port Rowan commercial
Port Rowan Commercial
For sale $449,000
IMG Simcoe Commercial Al's
Simcoe Commercial
For sale $399,900
IMG Waterford cafe
Waterford Commercial
For sale $399,000
IMG Delhi commerc
Delhi Commercial
For sale $299,900
IMG Courtland bakery
Courtland Commercial
For sale $1,200,000

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