Our Unique Advantage


Our Unique Advantage

Sault Ste. Marie has a number of unique advantages that make it a great place to do business. Learn more in the city's Business Case document.

Location, Location, Location

Sault Ste. Marie is strategically located at the heart of the Great Lakes, on the U.S. border and at the centre of Canada, all of which enable convenient and direct multimodal access to the international marketplace. The Sault area has a population of 126,000, and 60 million consumers reside within 500 miles (800 kilometers) of the city.


Located on the Trans-Canada Highway, at the northern tip of U.S. Interstate-75, Sault Ste. Marie's excellent air, highway, marine, rail and telecommunication connections ensure rapid and economical transportation of people, products, raw materials and information to global markets.

To learn more about the community's competitive advantages, visit the website for Invest Sault Ste. Marie, a program of the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation.Invest Sault Ste. Marie Logo