Economic Development

As a vibrant regional hub with a positive outlook for the future, the Town of Lewisporte is an ideal location for new retail, commercial, and industrial enterprises. We have an energetic workforce, a Deep Sea Port, a nearby international airport, well-maintained infrastructure, and a fully serviced industrial park with many available lots for small and medium sized businesses. If you’re looking for an ideal location to start your business, Lewisporte is your place.

For further information on development contact:

Economic Development
Town of Lewisporte
P. O. Box 219
Lewisporte, NL A0G 3A0

Tel: (709) 535-2737
Fax: (709) 535-2695

Industrial Development
Industrial Development

A substantial quantity of land is readily available for economic growth in the Lewisporte Industrial Park.

  • Management: Town of Lewisporte
  • Price: Contact the Town Hall at (709) 535-2737
  • Hydro: Newfoundland Power Company Ltd. 12,500 volts, 3 phase
  • Water: Municipal Water Supply Main Water: 8″ pvc/ Sanitary: 8″ pvc
  • Highway: 11 kms from Trans Canada Highway

Lewisporte’s location, coupled with our Deep Sea Port and Gander International Airport offers the perfect opportunity for your manufacturing or any other business.

Private Land Development
Private Residential Land Development

The south side of Lewisporte boasts a 33 lot seaside sub-division. For further information please contact:

Pioneer Development
P.O. Box 1103
Lewisporte, NL A0G 3A0
Tel: (709) 535-0260

Residential Development
Residential Development

Lewisporte has a number of developments to meet your residential needs. Cedar drive, located in beautiful Woodland Park, is one of our most recent. The new development in the center of town boasts beautiful scenery, town amenities and conveniences coupled with low cost.

  • Management: Town of Lewisporte
  • Price: Contact Town Hall: (709) 535-2737
  • Hydro: Newfoundland Power Company Ltd. 12,500 volts, 3 phase
  • Water: Municipal Water Supply Main Water: 8″ pvc/ Sanitary: 8″ pvc
  • Highway: 11 kms from Trans Canada Highway

For additional land development information please contact the

Town Office at:
P.O. Box 219
Lewisporte, NL A0G 3A0
Tel: (709) 535-2737
Fax: (709) 535-2695
info@lewisportecanada.com

The Industrial Park
The Industrial Park

The Industrial Park in Lewisporte is fully serviced with an abundance of land with many available lots for small and medium-sized businesses. The Town has plans to expand the Industrial Park.

The Park is located at the entrance to the Town of Lewisporte, 11 km from the Trans Canada Highway, 5 km from a year-round port and 52 km from Gander International Airport.

Currently, there are 11 businesses operating in the Industrial Park. Services provided range from sign manufacturing to small engine repair. The Industrial Park will accommodate any type of business. Customized lot sizing to fit the needs of the enterprise is available, within the certain restriction that may be imposed by the Town Council. The Industrial Park is owned by the Town of Lewisporte with land available at very negotiable rates.

Deep Sea Port
Deep Sea Port

The Town of Lewisporte is centrally located on the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland. Located in scenic Notre Dame Bay, it has been referred to as the “Caribbean of the North” because of its deepwater bays and abundance of islands. Lewisporte is the point of origin for both passenger services and freight shipments between Newfoundland and the coast of Labrador. This is reflected in the Town’s slogan, “Gateway to the North.” Lewisporte’s deepwater port, open year round, has attracted many businesses, including big names from the oil industry. Lewisporte is the offloading center for aviation fuel supplied to Gander International Airport. The Town’s docking facilities are second to none in Newfoundland.

Lewisporte Harbour
Lewisporte Harbour

Geographically and centrally situated in Newfoundland and Labrador, Lewisporte has direct and easy access to all seaports in the province. Lewisporte Harbour is situated on the northeast coast of Newfoundland, 52kms (32 miles) from Gander. Lewisporte’s deepwater port is open year-round, has excellent warehousing facilities for storage of freight, and is the offloading centre for aviation fuel supplied to Gander International Airport. The loading terminal is connected to a tank farm with a total capacity of 95,000,000 litres (24,739,583.3 gallons) in sixteen tanks. Tankers are able to access the port at Lewisporte on a year-round basis.

Coachline Service
Coachline Service

DRL Coachlines Limited operate a mass transit bus service for passenger and freight, traversing along the Trans Canada Highway, with a terminal located in Lewisporte at the Brittany Inns.

Gander International Airport
Gander International Airport

Newfoundland and Labrador is Canada’s most easterly province, strategically located between the major markets of Europe and North America. Gander is central to the island of Newfoundland and is home to Gander International Airport – the province’s largest airport.

Gander International Airport is a full-service international airport, which provides all services on a 24-hour basis. It has all the capabilities and infrastructure to handle the world’s largest aircraft. Air Traffic Control, flight services, weather, emergency response, police and Canadian Inspection Services are provided 24 hours daily to ensure safe, secure and efficient operations. The airport is equipped to handle sudden and large amounts of traffic while maintaining its fast, unmatched turnaround times. Newfoundland Standard Time is 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Eastern Standard Time and 30 minutes ahead of Atlantic Standard Time, providing potential cost savings while conducting business throughout North America.

Benefits

  • Gander area control centre controlling the North Atlantic
  • Airport emergency services – CFR 8
  • Full security, policing and passenger services
  • Atmospheric environment services
  • Personalized weather briefing
  • Superior ground handling services
  • Ample ramp space and designated high-speed pits
  • Customs and immigration 24-hour service
  • Passenger, pilot and FBO crew lounges
  • 24-hour maintenance service to all types of aircraft
  • Major suppliers of jet fuel resulting in competitive prices
  • Aircraft hangar for winged and rotary aircraft
  • No noise abatement; no flight curfews; no restrictions

Cargo Capabilities

Gander International Airport offers direct connections and regularly scheduled cargo space for shipments to major European, Asian, and American markets. Along with its competitive rates and top quality service, Gander International Airport has a cargo capacity which offers 484 square metres (5,200 sq. ft.) of climate controlled (dry and cold) storage space, with over 179 cubic metres (6,400 cu. ft.) of freezer space.