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 66.9-acre, fully serviced, greenfield property, available as a single lot or subdivided into multiple lots. Zoned for general employment industrial use, the property has frontages on both industrial-grade Patillo and Little Baseline Roads and is adjacent to the CP rail line. Strategically situated in Ontario's manufacturing corridor, the property is located directly between the E.C. Row Expressway and Highway 401, only 20 km from the Detroit/Windsor international border crossing.

Map showing the location of the property for sale which is outlined in orange. The boundaries of the property are: Little Baseline Road to the north, Patillo Road to the east, and the Canadian Pacific Railway train tracks to the south. The Windsor International Airport is located 10 km west of the property, and the Border Crossing to the USA is 18 km west of the property. The E.C. Row Expressway is 1 km north of the property. Highway 42 is 1 km south of the property, and Highway 401 is 10 km south of the property.

Key Highlights

  • Lot Size: 66.9 acres
  • Frontage: Accessible via Patillo Rd. and Little Baseline Rd.
  • Rail Spur Potential: Yes
  • Services: Full municipal services
  • Zoning: General Employment Industrial

Permitted Uses

  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Heavy manufacturing
  • Logistics


Fully serviced property with:

  • 8 MGD 20" diametre waterline
  • 3 MGD 12" diametre waste sanitary line
  • 27.6 kV incoming electricity
  • Telecommunications
  • 20-60 psi natural gas service


  • 1.2 km from Highway 42
  • 1.6 km from E.C. Row Expressway
  • 9.4 km from Highway 401
  • 13 km from Windsor International Airport
  • CP Rail Line adjacent to property
  • 27 km from Morterm Terminal Port
Map showing Lakeshore, ON at the centre surrounded by a 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. It is shown that Toronto, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Sault Ste. Marie are within 500 km/125 miles from Lakeshore. Cleveland is within 200 km/125 miles from Lakeshore. Detroit is within 100 km/62 miles from Lakeshore.
Travel Times by Car to Patillo Rd & Little Baseline Rd
(actual travel times may vary)
Origin Travel Time
Downtown Windsor 20 minutes
Detroit 25 minutes
Toronto 3.5 hours
Chicago 4.5 hours


US / Canada Border Distances
Border Distance (km / Mi)
Detroit/Windsor via Highway 401 20 km / 12.5 Miles
Port Huron via Highway 402 150 km / 93 Miles
Niagara Falls via Queen Elizabeth Way 360 km / 223 Miles

The Lakeshore and Windsor-Essex Advantage

  • The lakefront community of Lakeshore is a fast growing community with low taxes, competitive labour costs and a high quality of life.
  • Located adjacent to the city of Windsor and across the river from Detroit, Michigan, Lakeshore has access to a highly skilled workforce as well as the world-class education and research facilities available at the University of Windsor and St. Clair College.
  • The region has a diverse economy with a strong sector focus in automotive and auto parts manufacturing, as well as both solar and wind renewable energy, food processing and cross-border operations.
  • The Windsor-Essex region is located at the heart of the richest consumer market in the world, where more than 50% of the North American population lives within a day's drive. Its strategic position is ideal for industry seeking a cost-effective location with convenient access to the full North American Market.
  • The Windsor-Detroit trade-corridor handles 1/3 of US-Canada trade, making it Canada's busiest commercial border crossing and a hub for all major North American Markets.

For additional information, please contact:

The Ontario Investment Office (OIO)
Investment Ready: Certified Site Program
Tel: 416-325-5029

Ed A. O. Meyer, P. Eng.
Land Owner
Obolus Ltd.
Tel: 1-519-251-8866


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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