Gravenhurst Releases Retail Gap Analysis

Posted: 2018-07-12 08:00:03 By: hbr

The Town of Gravenhurst has released its newly developed Retail Mix and Gap analysis.  The final report was developed by staff over the last six months, using information and feedback obtained through a number of public consultation initiatives such as the surveys, in addition to local and regional statistics and data from various studies and plans.

Using both local and regional data, a list of sectors that most people leave Gravenhurst  for was created that includes: 

  • Footwear
  • Women’s, Youth and Men’s Apparel
  • Restaurants
  • Bookstore
  • Specialty Food Service


  • Entertainment
  • Sporting Goods,
  • Home Décor
  • Hobby/Art Supply Store


Jeff Loney, the town's manager of economic development  says that the unique set of goals and recommendations stemming from this study will allow the Town to work toward creating a great place to shop for everyone” .

The full report and recommendations can be found at