An Ontario Investment Ready: Certified Site

An Ontario Investment Ready: Certified Site demonstrates a commitment to work with investors by collecting up-front property information, mapping and completed assessments including environmental, heritage, archaeological and species at risk reviews. Additional information about this site is available.

Investment Ready: Certified Site Program seal

Investment Opportunity

A 14.2-acre industrial property with frontage on Minto Road, access to Highway 85 in under 1 hour drive and within a 1 hour and 30 minute drive to Highway 401. The property is located in the Town of Minto within the Palmerston Industrial Park. Businesses in Palmerston Industrial Park include MSW Plastics, Ideal Supply, Tucker Industries and Tri-Coat Wood Finishing.

Aerial photograph showing the Industrial Vacant Land for Sale at 215 Minto Road - Palmerston Industrial Park, Minto, Ontario, Canada. The land is located just north of Main Street West and east of Highway 23.

Key Highlights

  • Lot Size: 14.2 acres / 5.75 hectares
  • Depth: 199.688 metres
  • Frontage: 286.363 metres
  • Services: Full municipal services
  • Zoning: Industrial Park M1

Permitted Uses

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing
  • Heavy equipment sales and servicing


Fully serviced property with:

  • Access to 300mm diametre watermain and 300mm sanitary sewer main
  • Existing 44kV line available from Westario Power Inc. and Hydro One Networks Inc.
  • Existing NPS 2" gas main adjacent to the site, 70kPa of delivery pressure. Higher delivery pressure and volume available 300m south of this site. Serviced by Union Gas.
  • Copper-based facilities and fibre servicing available in the area.


  • Located 85 Km from Hwy 85 and 115 Km from Hwy 401
  • 108 Km from Vaughan Intermodal Facility and 88 Km from Goderich Port
  • 78 Km to the Region of Waterloo International Airport
Map showing Minto, Ontario at the centre surrounded by three circles representing a radius of 100 km/62 miles, a radius of 200 km/125 miles and a radius of 500 km/310 miles. Indicated on the map is the following:- Toronto and Buffalo are within 200 km/125 miles from Minto, Ontario.- Syracuse, North Bay, Ottawa, Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Sault Ste. Marie and Columbus are within 500 km/310 miles from Minto, Ontario.- Timmins, Montreal, Philadelphia, Washington, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Chicago are just beyond 500 km/310 miles from Minto, Ontario.
Travel Times by Car to Minto
(actual travel times may vary)
Origin Travel Time
Waterloo 1 hour
Downtown Toronto 2.5 hours
Buffalo 3 hours
Pittsburgh 3.5 hours


US / Canada Border Distances
Border Distance (km / Mi)
Port Huron/Sarnia 180 Km / 112 Miles
Lewiston/Queenston 196 Km / 122 Miles
Buffalo/Fort Erie 214 Km / 133 Miles

The Minto Advantage

  • The Town of Minto is located within Wellington County in Southwestern Ontario, with a driving time of 1 to 1.5 hours to Canada’s "Golden Horseshoe" industrial heartland and major centres including Toronto and Hamilton, and under 1 hour to Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph.
  • The nearby City of Owen Sound offers Great Lakes port and shipping facilities, as does the Town of Goderich situated approximately 100 km to the southwest.
  • Wellington County has a population of 90,900, providing businesses with access to skilled labour at competitive wage rates. Machinery, food and fabricated metals manufacturing sectors have a strong base in Wellington employing 7,200 jobs. Major employers within Wellington include Maple Leaf Foods, Nestle Waters, Con Cast Pipe, TG Minto, Linamar, Danby, Newland Feed, The Gund Co. (Canada) and Husky Farm Equipment.
  • Wellington's workforce is supported by nearby world-class post-secondary institutions including the University of Guelph, University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College.
  • Companies benefit from the Town of Minto's high speed internet connection (fastest in Ontario), fast-tracked permitting process, low land costs and low building costs.

For additional information, please contact:

Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
Investment Ready: Certified Site Program
Tel: +1 416-325-5029

Belinda Wick-Graham
Business and Economic Manager
Town of Minto
Tel: +1 519-338-2511


A Property with an Investment Ready: Certified Site designation means the Province of Ontario has received from the site owner assessments and other site related information required under the Investment Ready: Certified Site Program. The Province has not verified the information and prospective purchasers, lessors and others should conduct their own usual due diligence and make such enquiries as they deem necessary before purchasing, leasing or otherwise investing in the subject site. Prospective purchasers, lessors and other interested in the subject site should check existing laws and regulations to confirm that this particular property is suitable for their intended purpose or use and what permits, approvals and consultations, including with aboriginal communities, are required in order to develop such property, as well as any costs associated with such development. This document, including all related photographs, is for information purposes only and is not intended to provide investment advice. Reliance upon any information shall be at the user’s sole risk. All information should be verified independently before being used or relied upon. The Province of Ontario does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, completeness or timeliness of this information; and assumes no obligation to update this information or advise on further developments. The Province of Ontario disclaims any liability for unauthorized use or reproduction of any information contained in this document and is not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages or any other damages caused, arising out of or in connection with use of this information. The Province of Ontario is not acting as a real estate broker or agent for any party in connection with any of the properties described on this website.

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