LIGHT INDUSTRIAL, MANUFACTURING, COMMERCIAL AND TECHNICAL BUSINESSES
Port of Argentia is tucked away in the Placentia Bay area, offering a full spectrum of properties and services for your business. Argentia boasts a vast amount of land for industrial projects and business. Located on site at Argentia is the Southside Industrial Park, a 1000 acre site, fully serviced and zoned industrial.
The Southside Industrial Park has everything your company requires for light industrial or commercial business – competitively priced serviced lots, broadband Internet connection, government incentives, and a year-round marine transportation hub that provides access to North America and European markets.
The Southside Industrial Park is a prime location for export-based, small-to-medium sized manufacturing and warehousing operations. The land is level and easy to develop; lot sizes can be adjusted to suit individual applications. The port and dock lands are adjacent to the Southside Industrial Park for quick and efficient import and export of products.
Phase 1 Development Plan features 44 hectares/100 acres of flat land available at the Southside Industrial Park sub-divided into 41 lots of various sizes which are ready for immediate development or occupancy. Each lot is fully serviced with municipal water and sewer, paved road network and is serviced by 12.5Kv electrical power line from the provincial grid. Telecommunications facilities are readily accessible.
The Port of Argentia owns several existing buildings, totaling over 50,000 square metres/165,000 square feet of developed space. Both office space and manufacturing/warehouse space is available throughout 12 buildings. Click here for details on each of the buildings and current availability.
ARGENTIA TECHNOLOGY PARK
FOR KNOWLEDGE-BASED INDUSTRIES
The Port of Argentia Technology Park has been established to attract knowledge-based companies that benefit from low capital investment and proximity to a pool of skilled workers. It is located on a 4 hectare/10 acre site overlooking Placentia Bay. The Technology Park is suitable for data centres, server hotels, call centres and other knowledge-based industries.
The Technology Park is served by two telecommunications carriers providing telephone and data service. There is reliable, competitive broadband connectivity between the Park and the Internet. The Trans Gulf fibre-optic cable connects Argentia with North American and European markets.
Businesses in the Technology Park will have access to a skilled workforce from surrounding towns, community colleges and Memorial University of Newfoundland. Memorial, the largest university in Atlantic Canada, with its main campus in St. John’s, has an enrollment of more than 15,000 students and produces graduates in Engineering, Computer Science, Technology and several other knowledge-based courses.
The College of the North Atlantic (CNA) is one of the largest post-secondary educational and skills training centres in Atlantic Canada. CNA operates 17 campuses throughout the Province, including a campus in the Town of Placentia. CNA offers nearly 100 full-time programs and more than 300 part-time courses for 20,000 students each year. Programs are offered in several areas including academics, applied arts, business studies, health sciences, engineering technology, industrial trades, information technology and tourism and natural resources.
The Port of Argentia Technology Park is ready for new tenants.