Providing an optimal location for retailers, the gateway at Conception Bay South will be the ultimate ‘one stop’ destination adjacent to recreation facilities and an integrated walking trail network that stretches the length of the community. A retail mix including big boxes, mid boxes, strips and pads complemented by a 21 million dollar civic centre will offer residents and visitors many opportunities for shopping, dining and recreation. Shoppers will also be welcome to take a walking trail to the nearby recreation facilities and enjoy the captivating view across Conception Bay and the islands it holds.

Interest in the gateway has exceeded all expectations. Kent Building Supplies is in operation, the civic centre is due to open in 2015 and much discussion is occurring with major national retailers and developers. When completed and fully occupied, the Town’s initial investments in Phase I will result in the creation of a regional shopping destination that will undoubtedly increase the profile of Conception Bay South on the Northeast Avalon.