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 11-acre fully serviced property located within the Boxwood Business Campus in Cambridge, Ontario - right in the heart of the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor. The property is within a 5 minute drive of Highway 401 and situated east of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada assembly plant. Other surrounding companies include ATS Automation, Loblaw Distribution, Rimowa, Heroux Devtek and PepsiCo.

Aerial photograph showing the Industrial Vacant Land For Sale at Part 40 - Boxwood Business Campus
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. The land is located within Goddard Crescent, covering 11.0 acres.

Key Highlights

  • Lot Size: 11 acres / 4.4 hectares
  • Services: Full municipal services
  • Frontage: 642 metres
  • Depth: 642 metres (north to south); 214 metres (east to west)
  • Zoning: M3

Permitted Uses

  • Light industrial including assembling, fabricating, manufacturing and processing
  • Research and development
  • Information technology related uses, including data centres


Fully serviced property with:

  • 150mm (6") diameter water service, 150mm (6") diameter sanitary sewer service and 300mm (12") diameter storm sewer connection at the lot line
  • existing electrical services with 3000 kVA transformer available from ENERGY+ INC.
  • existing NPS 4" gas main adjacent to site with an NPS 10" available to connect 2km away from site served by Union Gas
  • serviceable with fibre and telecommunications


  • Located 3.7 km from Highway 8 and 5.5 km from hwy 401
  • 60 km from Hamilton Port Authority
  • 1.3 km from CP Rail line and 88 km from CP Railway Vaughan Intermodal Terminal
  • 80 km from Toronto's Pearson International Airport
Map showing Cambridge, 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 is within 100 km/62 miles from Cambridge, Ontario.- Buffalo is within 200 km/125 miles from Cambridge, Ontario.- Syracuse, North Bay, Ottawa, Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Columbus are within 500 km/310 miles from Cambridge, Ontario.- Timmins, Montreal, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Indianapolis and Chicago are just beyond 500 km/310 miles from Cambridge, Ontario.
Travel Times by Car to Cambridge
(actual travel times may vary)
Origin Travel Time
Waterloo 20 minutes
Toronto 1.25 Hours
Buffalo 1.75 Hours
Detroit 3 Hours


US / Canada Border Distances
Border Distance (km / Mi )
Niagara Falls / Niagara Falls 131 km / 81 Miles
Buffalo / Fort Erie 145 km / 90 Miles
Windsor / Detroit 280 km / 174 Miles

The Cambridge Advantage

  • Cambridge is in the heart of the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor and is one of Canada's most manufacturing intensive economies: 18% of employed population (2014). Cambridge is strategically located along Highway 401 in Southwestern Ontario within a 2-hour drive of 7 million people and the border crossings of Niagara Falls/Buffalo.
  • Major industries in Cambridge and surrounding areas include high tech, automotive, advanced manufacturing, aerospace and business services. Industry leaders such as Toyota, Rimowa, BlackBerry, Honeywell, Christie Digital, OpenText, D2L (Desire2Learn), AGFA, SAP and Google have a strong presence in this region.
  • Also located in Cambridge is the 3rd largest food terminal in Canada and a new, 260,000-square foot facility home to the Institute of Food Processing Technology and the School of Engineering and Information Technology with Conestoga College.
  • Cambridge offers a highly educated workforce having access to Canada's most highly respected post-secondary institutions in the Waterloo Region: University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. In addition, the nearby University of Guelph, and 16 other post-secondary institutions lie within a one-hour radius of the Waterloo Region.
  • Industrially zoned property sold by the City of Cambridge will be exempt from the City's Non-Residential Development Charge (Regional and Educational Development Charges still apply.) Cambridge is also located within Ontario's Southwest Ontario Development Fund area.

For additional information, please contact:

Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
Investment Ready: Certified Site Program
Tel: +1-416-325-5029

James Goodram
Director, Economic Development
City of Cambridge
Tel: +519-740-4683


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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