Carman Dufferin Economic Development


Tyler King,
Director of Economic Development

E-mail: tyler@townofcarman.com
Phone: 204-745-2675
Box 160, Carman, MB R0G 0J0

Carman and Dufferin’s economic development activities seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for residents and businesses by creating and retaining jobs, and supporting and growing incomes and the tax base.

The Director of Economic Development is very willing to help your business in whatever capacity we can. The local businesses are what keep Carman and Dufferin active and thriving. Please don’t hesitate to call or drop by the office in the Memorial Hall at 12 2nd Avenue NW.

Community Futures Heartland is an economic development agency that works together with 15 Municipalities in the Heartland region of Manitoba and is dedicated to helping your business succeed.

Ken Reimer, Manager
Email: heartland@cfheartland.ca
Phone: 204-239-0135 Fax: 204-239-0176
Portage La Prairie R1N 1R8
11-2nd Street NE
www.cfheartland.ca

Services Offered:

  • They can assist you with the following topics: business plan preparation, cash flow projections, business resource library, market information and bookkeeping assistance.
  • They provide repayable loans to entrepreneurs that wish to start their own business. The loans have the following characteristics: repayable loans up to $150,000, fixed interest rate of Prime +3%, maximum 5 year term, minimum of 10% owner equity required, available to new or expanding businesses, employment creation is required.
  • Community Futures Heartland has partnered with Manitoba Advanced Education and Training to provide eligible Employment Insurance recipients the opportunity to start their own business. The program provides EI benefits while you start and grow your business.

DUFFERIN INDUSTRIAL PARK

The RM of Dufferin Industrial Park is ready to welcome your business

The Town of Carman and the RM of Dufferin are at the heart of the Greater Area (GA) Ag Production Innovation Hub providing easy access to all the resources and opportunities the Hub has to offer. In close proximity to the U.S. border and a network of high-density communities, the RM of Dufferin and the Town of Carman are pleased to provide land for sale for a variety of industrial business opportunities through the Dufferin Industrial Park. The Industrial Park offers well-serviced business lots and support for companies looking to grow.

The Dufferin Industrial Park is located 12 kilometres east of the town of Carman on Provincial Highway No 3. With 48 acres, the Dufferin Industrial Park has the acreage to meet your business’s needs. You are also welcome to combine as many business lots as necessary to form the property size needed for your company.

The region hosts many players in agri-business – from large, international players to local entrepreneurs, including:

  • Various research organizations with active R&D teams that specialize in crop analysis (soybeans, corn, potatoes, peas, wheat, and canola)
  • Equipment technology innovation from both SMEs and organizations focusing in areas such as precision ag, regenerative ag, soil health, etc., and servicing the plant research innovation community
  • Home to the University of Manitoba Ian N. Morrison Research Farm, Manitoba Agriculture and global plant sciences companies.
  • Organizations that require easy access to producers and farmers of a variety of crops

You can rely on the Carman Dufferin Economic Development Office to help you select the best location to suit your business needs.

CARMAN INDUSTRIAL PARK

The Town of Carman Industrial Park is open for your business

Located in the heart of Canada, the Greater Area (GA) Ag Production Innovation Hub is close to the U.S. border and has a network of high-density communities. The Town of Carman and the RM of Dufferin are pleased to provide land for sale for various industrial business opportunities through the Town of Carman Industrial Park. The Industrial Park offers well-serviced business lots and support for companies looking to grow.

Whether your industrial business is food processing, agriculture, manufacturing, automotive, or other sectors, Carman, Manitoba is ideal. The GA region hosts many players in agri-business – from prominent, international players to local entrepreneurs, including:

  • Various research organizations with active R&D teams that specialize in crop analysis (soybeans, corn, potatoes, peas, wheat, and canola)
  • Equipment technology innovation from both SMEs and organizations focusing in areas such as precision ag, regenerative ag, soil health, etc., and servicing the plant research innovation community
  • Home to the University of Manitoba Ian N. Morrison Research Farm, Manitoba Agriculture and global plant sciences companies
  • Organizations that require easy access to producers and farmers of a variety of crops

And the Town of Carman Industrial Park has the acreage to meet your business’s needs. Lots are available starting at 1 acre in size with a variety of adjoining lots available currently. You are also welcome to combine as many business lots as necessary to form the property size needed for your company.

Town of Carman
12 2nd Ave SW
Box 160
Carman MB R0G 0J0

Office Hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Mon – Fri
Phone: 204-745-2443
Fax: 204-745-6348
Email: info@townofcarman.com

RM of Dufferin
12 2nd Ave SW
Box 100
Carman MB R0G 0J0

Office Hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Mon – Fri
Phone: 204-745-2301
Fax: 204-745-6348
Email: info@rmofdufferin.com

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