Area residents will be excited to hear that the development at Nova Landing is slated to open any day now. The gas station featuring a Visitor Information Centre, Robins Doughnuts and KFC has been in construction stages for over a month, but the Manager of Nova Landing says doors will open very soon.
Paul McLean says people of the area are excited to see the businesses open and he’s looking forward to future development. McLean adds that getting people into town was a dream for John Chisholm:
McLean says there is plenty of land in Nova Landing for future development. The commercial and retail development will employ roughly 25 people.
The Municipality of the County of Antigonish is pleased to see development happening within the area at Nova Landing. After last evenings council meeting,
Antigonish County Warden Owen McCarron
Warden Owen McCarron said that the development is good for the area, and is a sign of things to come.
McCarron says that having different businesses at the landing will mean employment opportunities within the county, and hopefully future development:
The Antigonish Visitor Information Centre is relocating to Nova Landing, and expected to be opened by late January 2018. A gas station, coffee shop and KFC are also slated to open at the landing.
Exit 32 off the Trans Canada Highway is welcoming new commercial development to the area. FMI Management will be bringing a KFC, an Irving/Grab n Go and a Robin’s Donuts to the County of Antigonish, along with relocation of the Antigonish Visitor Information Centre.
The new development at Nova Landing will see 25 new jobs created, with phase 1 of the development also mentioning future plans for a 60+ room hotel and a family restaurant. The VIC is expected to open before the end of January 2018.