Recent Projects

Bertie and Clinton Mutual Insurance Company

Recently purchased the former Tallman Transport property at 1003 Niagara Street to build its new $7.5-million 2,019 square meter (21,732 sq. ft.) office building. They are bringing 43 jobs from their current location with the potential for another 25 jobs in the next five years. They are another Niagara business (third in Welland) to benefit from the Niagara Gateway Economic Zone CIP. Construction is scheduled to begin in March 2016 with plans to move in to the completed building approximately 12 months later.

Northern Gold Foods Ltd.

Recently purchased 16 acres in Enterprise Industrial Subdivision and began construction of a 90,000 sq. ft. food processing plant. It is anticipated that it will employ 75 people to start. They are the first business in Niagara to benefit from the Niagara Gateway Economic Zone CIP. Construction is scheduled to be complete by the winter of 2016.

Canada Fullbright International School

This private school has breathed new life into a former elementary school which closed its doors nearly two years ago. This school is focused on assisting students from China to complete their high school education, improve their English and successfully apply for university in Canada. It is regulated by the Ministry of Education as a secondary school, it offers credit courses for grades 9 to 12 and is currently operating with 25 students.

Niagara College Advanced Innovation Centre

The college recently received a $4.2 million provincial government investment and an additional $1.2 million donation from the Walker family to build a new 15,000 square foot expansion to the college, to enhance the work done within the research and innovation centre. The Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre is currently under construction with completion expected by March 2016.

Hydac Canada

Is currently building a 1,214 square metre nearly $2 million expansion to their existing manufacturing facility. The addition will create 5-6 full-time jobs while retaining 43 full-time jobs. Hydac has qualified for the City’s Tax Increment Based Grant Program.

Taris on the Water

Taris on the Water – Tom and Leda Laborie invested more than $1 million to bring to life their vision for an eatery on the Welland Recreational Waterway, beside the Main Street Bridge.

Jarlette Health Services

Construction is taking place for the new Royal Rose Place a 96 bed long term care facility. Construction is scheduled to be complete by early 2016.

Tractor Supply Co. (TSC)

TSC Opened its doors in Welland in August and has taken over 2,415 square metres of the former Canadian tire Store and employs 20-25 people.