February 2017 | Business View Magazine

202 203 Brockville, Ontario INFORMATION: Jag Chawla 613 498 3434 100 Strowger Blvd., Brockville, ON. K6V 5J9 Eastern Ontario Space Solutions For Warehouse, Manufacturing and Office jagc.apex@ripnet.com www.apexlogisticsinc.ca higher-end companies.” Another area of growth in Brockville is residential devel- opment. “Being close to Ottawa and Montreal, some of that affluence has come our way, and people are finding this a very attractive place to retire,” says Paul. “We’ve a major, $35 million retirement facility, downtown, right next to City Hall, and it’s a hundred percent occupied.We have a new, 18-story condominium called Tall Ships Landing, attached to new tourist attraction, the Aquatarium, an experiential learning experience that celebrates the St. Lawrence River.You get a unit and a dock in front of your condo.We found that people who have relocated to Brockville were looking for an attractive community that offered a safe envi- ronment, had many visual attributes associated with water, but at the same time,was accessible to larger centers and larger cultur- al opportunities that they can get to quickly.And we have all the major airport and train systems they can connect to.” Preferred vendors n Wills Transfer Ltd. www.willstransfer.com Wills Transfer Limited, a third generation family owned business, began operation in 1945 with 2 small stake trucks, providing local moving and cartage services in the town of Smiths Falls, Ontario. Today, the company provides: order fulfillment, pick and pack, container de-stuffing, cross dock, inventory management, storage and distribution, supply chain logistics, and safeguarded, secure storage. n Shell Canada Ltd. www.shell.ca Shell Canada Ltd. is a subsidiary of Anglo-Dutch Royal Dutch Shell and one of Canada’s largest integrated oil companies. Exploration and production of oil, natural gas, and sulphur is a major part of its business, as well as the marketing of gasoline and related products through the company’s approximately 1,800 stations across Canada. n Apex Logistics Inc. www.apexlogisticsinc.ca A center of industry, business, commerce, and transportation, Brockville, Ontario still offers both its residents and visitors alike, small-town hospitality, coupled with an historic archi- tectural landscape and acres of recreational space. And this coming August, as it opens its historic railway tunnel attraction, the city will host a festival that is themed to railway histo- ry, “There will be all kinds of performers and historical re-enactments associated with the rail industry, all on our waterfront, in the sum- mertime,” Paul announces. “It should be quite a nice crescendo to not only welcoming in the tunnel, but celebrating Canada’s 150th anni- versary.”