The Town of Fort Erie, Ontario includes the Crystal Beach, Ridgeway, and Stevensville communities with a total population of 30,710. Nestled between the Niagara River and Lake Erie, this town features wonderful beaches that draw over 10,000 people from the Niagara Region, GTA, and even Buffalo, New York. With excessive housing and commercial development, Fort Erie appeals to businesses and residents alike.
With nearby campuses of Niagara College and Brock University, Fort Erie has access to a well-educated workforce with a large portion of its residents holding a degree or trade certificate. Manufacturing is the town's main industry, with retail trade and service businesses as its other leading employment sectors.
Most of the US and Canadian populations are within a 500 mile radius of Fort Erie, which provides companies with a huge advantage and impressive consumer market. The Peace Bridge connects Fort Erie with Buffalo, New York and is the chosen transportation route for 20% of all commodities traded between the two countries. As the terminus of the QEW, Fort Erie connects easily to Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Hamilton, and the GTA.