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

An 18.5-acre fully serviced property adjacent to Highway 69, currently earmarked for expansion as part of an extension of Highway 400. Zoned for industrial uses, the property is located within the Parry Sound Area Industrial Park and with a potential for a rail spur. Surrounding companies include Connor Industries, Crofter, Shaw Almex and Kropf Industries.

Aerial map showing the property, adjacent to Highway 69, bordering on Ritchie Drive and Crawford Drive.

Key Highlights

  • Lot Size: 18.5 acres / 7.5 hectares
  • Depth: 272 metres
  • Frontage: 208 metres
  • Services: Full municipal services
  • Zoning: Industrial Park M1

Permitted Uses

  • Fabricating, processing or manufacturing
  • Assembly plant
  • Warehouse


Available services:

  • 78.2 m3/day in excess water capacity and 250 mm water main on Helen Crawford Drive
  • 1171 m3/day in excess waste water capacity and 250 mm sanitary sewer adjacent to the site
  • HydroOne services available with existing 44 kV subtransmission and 7.2 kVdistribution voltages.
  • Fibre available


  • Located on Highway 69 and 9 km from Highway 400
  • CP Railway with rail spur potential on the park
  • 190 km from Concord intermodal facility
  • 200 km from a deep water port in Toronto
  • 140 km from Sudbury International Airport
Map showing Carling Township 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/312 miles. It is shown that North Bay and Toronto are within 200 km/125 miles and Ottawa, Syracuse, Buffalo, Cleveland, Detroit, Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins are within 500 km/312 miles of Carling Township.
Travel Times by Car to Carling Township
(actual travel times may vary)
Origin Travel Time
Barrie 1.5 hours
Downtown Toronto 3 hours
Detroit 5.5 hours
Cleveland 6.5 hours


US / Canada Border Distances
Border Distance (km / Mi)
Queenston / Niagara 350 km / 218 Miles
Sault Ste. Marie 454 km / 282 Miles
Bluewater Bridge 506 km / 315 Miles

The Carling Township Advantage

  • Parry Sound Area Industrial Park is located in Carling Township within close proximity to a Highway 69/400 interchange and is approximately 15 minutes from the downtown core of the Town of Parry Sound.
  • Carling Township is one of seven municipalities that make up the Parry Sound Area with a total population of 16,760 people. The Parry Sound Area is the first look at the geographic area known as Ontario North and provides the opportunity to be a part of the beautiful northern section of the province while still being close to the southern cities.
  • Surrounding businesses within the Parry Sound Area include Connor Industries (boats), Crofter (food products), Shaw Almex (conveyors) and Knopf Industries (industrial equipment and metal fabricating).
  • The Parry Sound Area Industrial Park’s proximity to highway, low tax rates, low land costs, no development charges highly skilled labour force and amenities offered at the park provide a strategic location for commercial and industrial businesses.

For additional information, please contact:

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

Dale Robinson
Parry Sound Area Industrial Park
Tel: +1 705-342-5252


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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