and open your own location in Windsor, ON
Windsor is the southernmost city in Canada. It is on the southern shore of the Detroit River, due south and directly across the river from Detroit, Michigan in the United States. Windsor is a major contributor to Canada’s automotive industry and has a storied history and a diverse culture.
According to the City of Windsor and data from Canada’s 2016 Census, the City of Windsor’s population grew by 3.0 percent between 2011 and 2016, from 210,891 to 217,188 residents. The population of the Windsor Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), which includes the towns of Amherstburg, LaSalle, Lakeshore and Tecumseh, grew by 3.1 percent during the same period from 319,246 to 329,144 residents. This makes it the 16th largest metropolitan area in Canada, bigger than Saskatoon, Regina, Sherbrooke, St. John’s and Barrie.
Sarnia had a 2016 population of 71,594. It is the largest city on Lake Huron and in Lambton County. Sarnia is located approximately 100kms to the north of Windsor.
Chatham-Kent is mostly rural; its population centres are Chatham, Wallaceburg, Tilbury, Blenheim, Ridgetown, Wheatley and Dresden. According to 2016 Stats Canada the population was 101,647. Chatham-Kent is 80kms
A typical TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® exclusive marketing area (franchise territory) is made up of up to 600,000 in population. Combining the populations of Windsor metropolitan area, Sarnia and Chatham-Kent, there is approximately 617,083 people and 268,396 households. This multi-city TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® exclusive marketing area franchise is a premium franchise opportunity.
The City of Windsor is undergoing a physical transformation due to a significant investment in capital projects. Windsor City Council has accelerated a five-year capital plan to an aggressive three-year plan to guide Windsor’s economic growth. The Ambassador Bridge connects Detroit, with Windsor and is the busiest international border crossing in North America in terms of trade volume: more than 25% of all merchandise trade between the United States and Canada crosses the toll bridge. Caesars Windsor is one of four casinos in the Detroit–Windsor area. The casino is located on Windsor’s riverfront overlooking the Detroit skyline near the Canadian end of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel. The creation of this casino was a leading factor in the legalization of casino gambling in Detroit.
Empty nesters across Canada are discovering a unique retirement lifestyle on the Windsor-Essex 100 Mile Peninsula. Southern climate, lower cost of living, culturally diverse, friendly communities, right on the U.S. border – all driving the region’s active retiree boom and fueling the “boomerpreneur” phenomenon.
Chatham–Kent’s economy has a base in the agricultural and automotive sectors. At the outskirts of Chatham is the headquarters for Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited (a division of DuPont), a major agricultural seed breeding and biotechnology company. GreenField Specialty Alcohols Inc.’s Commercial Alcohols division, Canada’s largest ethanol plant and one of the world’s largest, opened in Chatham in 1996. The plant produces ethanol for industrial, medical, and beverage uses. Chatham is home to the headquarters of Union Gas, a natural gas utility and Enbridge company. Other energy related companies include wind farms near the shores of Lake Erie.The Canadian Federal government is one of the largest employers in the Chatham-Kent area with over 450 employees in several departments in the area.
Sarnia-Lambton, is at the Centre of the Great Lakes Industrial Corridor marketplace, located on major highway, rail, water and air corridors, with High-calibre university and college research and development. It is home to the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park and the Sarnia-Lambton Biohybrid Chemistry Cluster, which is gaining global recognition in the biohybrid chemistry sector. Sarnia-Lambton is made up of companies, associations, and individuals representing the chemistry value chain, establishing Ontario as a global leader in innovative, environmentally sustainable chemical products, technologies, and processes.
Residential sales activity recorded through the MLS for this franchise area was approximately 5,500 units (YTD as at August 2018). Based on the sheer number of homes being listed and sold, the number of people moving from apartment to apartment and condo to condo there is a wealth of opportunity for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Windsor, Sarnia & Chatham.
A move here could launch your small business dreams and a fulfilling retirement in the years to come! Take advantage of cross border advertising and leverage the outstanding success TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has achieved with multiple franchises operating in the greater Detroit area and its suburbs.