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 11.37-acre greenfield property on Ramsey Drive within the Frank Marshall Business Park. Located 300 m from Highway 3 which connects to Highway 406, the property is near a number of diverse industries including the newest integrated steel mill in North America as well as CGC Inc., Imperial Oil Limited and Original Foods Ltd. The park is also serviced by an existing rail spur.

Aerial map showing the property on Ramsey Drive, 300 meters north of Highway 3.

Key Highlights

  • Lot Size: 11.37 acres / 4.6 hectares
  • Depth: 402.25 metres
  • Frontage: 46.70 metres
  • Services: Full municipal services
  • Zoning: MG General Industrial

Permitted Uses

  • Processing, manufacturing and light assembly
  • Research and development facilities
  • Industrial supply establishment


Fully serviced property with:

  • 4,400 m3/day of water and 2,898 m3/day of waste water in current capacity
  • Electricity with excess capacity
  • Existing 4" Intermediate Pressure gas main, serviced by Union Gas Ltd.
  • Telecommunications available


  • Located 300 m from Highway 3, 45 km from hwy 406 and 55 km from hwy 403
  • Rail spur located in the business park
  • 50 km from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
  • 64 km from Hamilton Port Authority
Map showing Dunnville 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 Toronto and Buffalo is within 100 km/62 miles and Ottawa, North Bay, Syracuse, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, Columbus, Cleveland and Detroit are within 500 km/312 miles of Dunnville.
Travel Times by Car to Dunnville
(actual travel times may vary)
Origin Travel Time
Hamilton 1 Hours
Buffalo 1 Hours
Toronto 1.5 Hours
Pittsburgh 4 Hours


US / Canada Border Distances
Border Distance (km / Mi)
Buffalo / Fort Erie 68 km / 42 Miles
Lewiston / Queenston 75 km / 47 Miles
Niagara Falls / Niagara Falls 80 km / 50 Miles

The Dunnville Township Advantage

  • Dunnville is a picturesque community of 12,000 people located along the Grand River on Highway 3, between the Niagara and Hamilton regions, and less than an hour away from the U. S. border.
  • Dunnville is located within Haldimand County, a region with a diverse industrial base including heavy industry (steel mill, petroleum refining), food processing (consumer condiments, poultry, dairy, soil conditioner) and logistics (trucking). Major employers include CGC Inc., Imperial Oil Limited and Rosa Flora Limited.
  • Haldimand County's heritage also includes deep agricultural roots with a location in close proximity to markets that support a growing food processing cluster including recent investments like Original Foods Ltd.
  • Haldimand County and its surrounding communities house a knowledgeable and capable workforce of 600,000 within a short commute. Located nearby are leading colleges and universities such as McMaster and Brock Universities, as well as Mohawk and Niagara Colleges.
  • Lands in the Frank Marshall Business Park are competitively priced with lower development charges, lower industrial tax rate and competitive wages to provide investors with distinct cost savings.

For additional information, please contact:

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

Lidy Romanuk
Manager, Economic Development and Tourism
Haldimand County
Tel: +1 905-318-5932 ext. 6342


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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