Saugeen Shores is located on the shore of Lake Huron, in Bruce County. It is conveniently located within a 3-hour drive from major centres, including Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo and London. Its combination of urban and rural lifestyles creates a healthy work-life balance. The three economic drivers are Agriculture, Tourism, and the Bruce Power Nuclear Plant.
Learn more about Saugeen Shores - Community Profile (Feb 2017).
- Saugeen Shores is a popular destination for thousands of seasonal visitors, with travellers from all over the world attracted by its natural beauty, attractions, and stunning sunsets.
- Saugeen Shores is unique with its two distinct urban cores. Quaint Southampton resembles a turn-of-the-century fishing village with its variety of retail boutiques, restaurants and gift shops. Port Elgin's eclectic main street features varied retail, gift shops, restaurants, grocery stores and boutiques.
- Saugeen Shores and Ontario's energy sector have a long-standing relationship through the region's largest employer, Bruce Power. A considerable number of Bruce Power's 4,200 employees reside in Saugeen Shores, attributing to the Town's average income per capita at 33% above the national average1.
- Two-thirds of the land within Saugeen Shores is excellent for cash crops. Livestock operations include beef, dairy cattle, and hogs.
1 FP Markets - Canada Demographics 2012
Available Land and Buildings
- Contact us regarding available land and building in Saugeen Shores.
- Development Charge Exemptions
- Non residential in commercial core
- Mixed use (residential/retail) in commercial core
- Government funded/supported affordable housing in commercial core
- Conversion of vacant structures
- Reduced Development Charges
- Non residential (expires Aug. 8, 2018)
- Building Permit fee reduction for accessibility/facade improvement in commercial core
- Sign Permit fee reduction for accessibility/facade improvements in commercial core
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