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 25.67-acre greenfield property on Sharp Road located in the municipality of Brighton. The property is situated approximately 6 km to a Highway 401 interchange adjacent to a Canadian National (CN) Rail line with potential to extend a rail spur to the property. The Brighton Industrial Park is also home to Wayne Fueling Systems, Vanderlaan Building Products and Premier Tech.

Aerial photograph showing the Industrial Vacant Land for Sale on Sharp Road – The Brighton Industrial Park, Brighton, Ontario, Canada. The land is located just south of the Canadian National Rail and west of Lot 32 Con B.

Key Highlights

  • Lot Size: 25.67 acres / 10.39 hectares
  • Net Developable Area: 17.97 acres / 7.27 hectares
  • Depth: 590 metres
  • Frontage: 330 metres
  • Services: Full municipal services
  • Zoning: M1-Industrial

Permitted Uses

  • Manufacturing and processing
  • Assembly and warehousing
  • Outdoor storage


Fully serviced property with:

  • 8" (200mm) PVC pipe water main with 150mm diametre services and 8" (200mm) PVC pipe sanitary main
  • 44kV and 2.4/16kV feeder available approx. 225m west of the western property line, serviced by HydroOne
  • Existing NPS 4 main located 250m SW of the site with up to 70KPa of delivery pressure, serviced by Union Gas Ltd.
  • High speed fibre optic network available along Sharp Rd., serviced by Cogeco Cable Canada LP


  • Located 6 Km from Highway 401
  • CN Rail runs adjacent to the site with potential for rail spur
  • 14 Km from 8 Wing/CFB Trenton commercial airport
  • 158 Km from the Port of Toronto
Map showing Brighton, 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:- Syracuse, Toronto and Buffalo are within 200 km/125 miles from Brighton, Ontario.- North Bay, Ottawa, Montreal, New York, Philadelphia, Detroit, Cleveland and Pittsburgh are within 500 km/310 miles from Brighton, Ontario.- Timmins, Sault Ste. Marie, Washington and Columbus are just beyond 500 km/310 miles from Brighton, Ontario.
Travel Times by Car to Brighton
(actual travel times may vary)
Origin Travel Time
Downtown Toronto 1.5 hours
Montreal 4 hours
Buffalo 3.3 hours
Detroit 5.5 hours


US / Canada Border Distances
Border Distance (km / Mi)
Thousand Islands/Watertown 175 Km / 109 Miles
Buffalo/Fort Erie 307 Km / 191 Miles
Detroit/Windsor 513 Km / 319 Miles

The Brighton Advantage

  • Brighton is centrally located at the western gateway of the Bay of Quinte Region and east end of Northumberland County. Located within 6 Km of the Highway 401 corridor and 90 minute drive east of Toronto, businesses can service the local market, access new markets and coordinate transportation of goods with same delivery possible to multiple destinations.
  • Brighton’s diverse economic base includes manufacturing, construction, retail, business services, tourism and farming. Surrounding businesses within the Bay of Quinte Region include include Kellogg’s, Green Terra Homes, Hanon Systems, Sprague Foods, Procter & Gamble, McKesson Canada and Magna Autosystems.
  • Educational institutions in the region provide businesses with a pipeline of well-trained talent. Nearby Loyalist College offers programs including manufacturing engineering, welding and fabrication, biotechnology, chemical engineering technologist, automation and logistics and more. Businesses located in Brighton have access to a labour force of 242,318 within a commuting area.
  • Brighton offers affordable operations are achieved through a combination of affordable utility rates, low building costs, below average tax rates and development fees waived for Industrial development.

For additional information, please contact:

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

Chris King
Quinte Economic Development Commission
Tel: +1 613-961-7990


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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