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255 Christina Street N.,
Sarnia, Ontario, N7T 7N2

Municipally Owned Land

Municipally Owned Land

The City of Sarnia has two municipally owned industrial parks where land is available for development.

There are a number of advantages to locating in Sarnia including a fast-track approvals process and no development charges for city-owned business parks. Read below for more advantages to doing business in Sarnia.

Sarnia 402 Business Park

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2024 London Line, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7H2

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Description

This 51-acre serviced industrial property located in Sarnia is minutes from Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport and strategically adjacent to provincial Highway 402. Designated as an Investment Ready: Certified Site, the 402 Business Park is city-owned, located in a Foreign Trade Zone and is 10 km from the Blue WaterBridge international border crossing providing access to 65% of the US market within a day's drive.

The site can be divided as needed and is pre-zoned for light manufacturing uses that include assembly, fabrication, storage and distribution. Other permitted uses include accessory uses and buildings, laboratories, offices, research and development establishments, and warehousing (except mini-storage warehousing).

 

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A designation as an Investment Ready: Certified Site is subject to the requirements and limitations of the Investment Ready: Certified Site Program. www.InvestOntario.ca/CertifiedSite

*An official mark of the Province of Ontario used under license.

Property Details

Min Lot Size: 1 acre

Max Lot Size: 49 acres

Zoning: Business Park 2

Availability

Total Acres: 51

For Sale: Yes

Sale Terms: To be negotiated

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Sarnia Business and Research Park

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Wellington St. Sarnia, Ontario N7S 6L1

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Description

This 168-acre partially serviced industrial property located in Sarnia is minutes from Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport and provincial Highway 402. The city-owned greenfield site is located in a Foreign Trade Zone and is 8 km from the Blue Water Bridge international border crossing providing access to 65% of the US market within a day's drive.

The site partially surrounds the Western Sarnia-Lambton Research Park and Canada's largest clean tech incubator and neighbours Lambton College, ranked #2 in Canada for applied research.

The Sarnia Business and Research Park can be divided as needed and is pre-zoned for a broad range of light industrial uses including light manufacturing, agriculture, freight and truck transport terminals, laboratories, offices and warehousing.

 

Property Details

Type of space: Industrial, Vacant Land

Min Size: 1,000 sq.m.

Zoning: Light Industrial 1

Availability

Total Acres: 168

For Sale: Yes

Sale Terms: Negotiable

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Other Advantages

  • Sarnia is within a designated Foreign Trade Zone - a single point of access to resources and information relating to programs that relieve duties, tariffs and taxes for businesses engaged in importing and exporting.
  • The city of Sarnia is centrally located in Southwestern Ontario and is situated on major highway, rail, water, and air corridors, providing global access to move people and products.
  • Sarnia has access to the Blue Water Bridge which connects Highway 402 with U.S. Interstates I-69 and I-94 in Port Huron, Michigan. This is Canada's second-busiest crossing for commercial traffic with over 1.5 million trucks and $42.2 billion in road trade annually, translating to over 4,400 trucks each day carrying $116 million in goods.
  • Sarnia is home to Lambton College, an applied research institution whose strength in research and innovation ranks them as the #1 research college in Ontario, and #4 overall across Canada. Nearby post-secondary institutions include Western University, University of Windsor, University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Guelph, as well as Fanshawe College and St. Clair College.
  • Sarnia has a diverse economy including a strong foundation in advanced manufacturing, petrochemical and refining, agriculture, plastics and rubber manufacturing, cleantech/energy, and ITC. Local companies include Imperial Oil, NOVA Chemicals, Origin Materials, TODA Advanced Materials, Cargill and SNC-Lavalin.
  • Sarnia offers services for investors, including assistance with planning and development approvals, providing demographic and community information, and coordinating introductions with municipal officials and local suppliers.

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