Reasons To Invest
Emerson and Dominion City are Emerson-Franklin’s two largest town centres, both of which have an established main street area with distinct architectural features that date back to the late nineteenth century. Our town centres strike a balance between the feel of a close-knit community and the amenities of an established downtown. There are plenty of unique infill development opportunities among these historic town centres, which include:
Church, Dominion and Main Street in Emerson
Waddell Avenue in Dominion City
Main Street in Tolstoi
& AFFORDABLE LAND
Cost for land in Emerson-Franklin are among Canada’s most affordable. We offer an attractive place for residential development and a streamlined process for tapping into our available serviced land.
There are several identified development areas across the Municipality with a full range of services, including:
Targeted development areas with a full range of municipal services, energy and digital technology
Standard potable water and sanitary waste systems and treatment facilities
Available areas for seasonal recreational development
Available construction, trades and construction materials supply
QUALITY OF LIFE
Life in Emerson-Franklin is envied for its stark prairie beauty, rich community heritage and strong social ties. With modern infrastructure technology, growing entrepreneurship and leadership, Emerson-Franklin offers a small-town quality of life along with the benefits of modern urban amenities and services. With low housing prices, affordable consumer goods and services, along with attractive incentives, living in Emerson-Franklin means doing more within your means, and more time to spend on the activities that matter most to you.
Emerson-Franklin is an attractive place to live. Whether you are seeking an urban setting or rural living, we offer unmatched potential with affordable land, quality municipal service provision, and age-friendly communities.
• Younger population will need affordable housing options
• Land available in urban centres
Located just north of the busiest land border crossing in western Canada, Emerson-Franklin is an ideal location for accommodations for travellers
Since 2020 our rural communities have experienced the largest growth rate in terms of new residences
• Continuing Care Retirement Community
• Active Living Centre Development
With 8 different campgrounds scattered across the Municipality, we offer plenty of seasonal lots
• Recreation Services
• Retail Services
• Fitness Programs
Emerson-Franklin’s economic experts have analyzed and identified the following markets to have unique and favourable opportunities within the Targeted Residential Development sector:
Redirecting a grant of up to 100% of accruing municipal tax to targeted development projects like multi-family housing.
Shared Building Ownership
The Municipality and investor would create a joint venture to make more equity capital available.
Several incentives and supports are available and open to discussion with our Staff and Council to assist you in achieving your business objectives.