The City of North Bay's prime location is one factor in the significant growth of local business and industry. Historically considered the “Gateway to the North”, North Bay is ideally located at the crossroads of trans-continental highways, railways, air and fibre-optic routes and provides a link to the north, south, east and west for transportation and communication activities. These excellent connections to other markets ensure the rapid and economical transportation of people, products and raw materials.
North Bay is strategically located just three and a half hours from major Ontario centres such as Toronto and Ottawa and a short distance to U.S. markets.
The advantage of North Bay’s location benefits and gives your business a competitive edge. Close proximity to major centres, available land, accessible markets and a great lifestyle are all realized in North Bay.
North Bay is a day’s drive from many large U.S. centres. There are six different border crossings available to reach destinations such as Buffalo, Detroit, New York City, Boston, and Chicago. Travel distances to major U.S. centres from North Bay include:
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“North Bay offers our business a competitive edge, with close proximity to other larger cities.”
Jason Sanderson, Partner/Creative Director of Sofa Communications in Downtown North Bay
North Bay is a diverse community that offers a perfect blend of opportunity and easy living. With a population of approximately 51,553 and a trading area of 112,000, North Bay offers economic advantages with easy access to larger Canadian and U.S. markets.