Why Sackville

Sackville Business District

The Sackville Business District lies at the heart of one of the fastest growing areas of Nova Scotia. Sackville offers a supportive business climate, a loyal customer base and a busy, accessible location. Our information kit has statistics and testimonials on doing business here.

Visit our Available Properties page to see spaces and properties available in the Sackville Business District, or submit your own property listing.


Sackville is conveniently located at the junction of Highways 101, 102 and 1.

Sackville is 15 minutes from Halifax, 10 minutes from Dartmouth, 3 minutes from Bedford and 12 minutes from Halifax Stanfield International Airport.


There are 68,000 people living within 7.5 kilometres of the Sackville Business District.

The average household income is $93,573, compared to an average household income of $90,673 in Halifax region.

Sackville grew at a rate of 5.8% in the last five years and will continue growing at that rate over the next decade.


In the past 5 years more than $19 million has been privately invested in new construction or major renovations to buildings in the Sackville Business District.

74 businesses have invested $825,000 in improved signage over the past 8 years with the help of grants from the SBA’s signage upgrade program.


90% of Sackville residents shop on Sackville Drive at least once a week.

On average, 22,000 cars pass a Sackville Drive storefront every day.

Sackville has an active and supportive business association with more than 450 members.