Development Opportunities

Development Opportunities

Commercial Properties

We would love to have you start or expand your business here in Minto! Please contact us so that we can find the right property for you. 

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94 B Elora St. S.94B Elora St. S.

Address: 94 B Elora St. S.                 Location: Harriston

Contact Name: Richard Lee              Contact Title: Owner

Phone: 519-338-5800

For Rent: $1,000/month includes taxes, water and sewer. Hydro and Gas extra



32 Elora St. S. 

32 Elora St.

Address: 32 Elora St. S.                      Location: Harriston

Contact Name: Keith Gray                 Contact Title: Realtor

Phone: 519-501-4099

For Rent: $900 + utilities                      

Here is an opportunity to start your own restaurant and also earn an income from the two residential rental units above the restaurant. This building offers a restaurant with seating for 62 guests and also offers two 2 bedroom rental units above that are currently rented. 


42 Elora St. S. 

Address: 42 Elora St. S.                     Location: Harriston

Contact Name: Keith Gray           Contact Title: Realtor

Phone: 519-338-3541

For Sale: $379,000         

Large 4100 sq foot commercial property with 3 units. 2600 sq ft, 800 sq ft, and 700 sq ft store fronts features central air, town water and sewer and 10 car paved parking in front. Located in downtown Harriston in a high traffic location. 

43 Arthur St. 43 Arthur St.

Address: 43 Arthur St.                     Location: Harriston

Contact Name: Robert Dietrich       Contact Title: Owner


For Rent: $1,000/mth + HST Utilities included          Size: 1,400 sq. ft. 

Located in the same building as the Post Office boxes therefore a busy location on a busy street. 


10 Elora St. S. 10 Elora St. S.

Address: 10 Elora St.                      Location: Harriston

Contact Name: Martin Wynja          Contact Title: Owner

Phone: 519-338-2288

For Rent: $650 + tax +utilities (heat is included)       

Size: 700 sq. ft. (potential for 900 sq. ft)


116 Elora St. S. Lucky Restaurant

Address: 116 Elora St. S.                Location: Harriston

Contact Name: Marvin Yeung         Contact Title: Realtor

Phone: 905-726-8558

For Sale: $599,000                          Size: 7,932 sq. ft. 

Get Lucky!!!!!!! Fantastic Opportunity To Own A Business In Retail Or Office With Property, High Cash Flowing Restaurant Business With Loyal, Repeating Customers, This Is A True Gem In The Town Of Harriston And The Surrounding Area, Convenient Main St. Location With 20+ Parking Spots! 2 Apartments Dwelling On The Second Floor For Extra Rental Income As A Bonus!**** EXTRAS **** The Sale Price Includes All The Equipment And Chattels That Are Related To The Business In 'As Is' Condition, Also Includes All Electronic Light Fixtures And Window Coverings. The Hot Water Heater Is Rental.  


258 Main St. W.258 Main St.

Address: 258 Main St. W.              Location: Palmerston

Contact Name: Brent Lavallee       Contact Title: Owner

Phone: 519-748-8939

For Rent: $800/month + hydro (heat, water and sewer included)

Size: 700 sq. ft. 

Newly renovated commercial space in downtown Palmerston. Across from the Norgan Theatre and CIBC Bank

103 Main St. W. 

103 Main St. Palmerston

Address: 103 Main St. W. 
Location: Palmerston 

Contact Name: Kent Shantz
Contact Title: Owner
Phone: 519-291-8924 

For Rent: $700 + HST/Month (All Inclusive)

Size: 750 sq. ft. (approx.) 

Description: Office/Commercial Space. Fully renovated-move in ready. Ample parking available. Additional option of leasing 2 bays (additional cost)

125 Main St.

Address: 125 Main St.                    Location: Palmerston

Contact Name: Steven Williamson  Contact Title: Owner

Phone: 519-492-1098                       Email: 

For Rent: $900+ HST + hydro per month ( heat , water and sewer included)

Size: 590 sq. ft.

Commercial/Office space available on Main St. Palmerston 

214 Main St. W214 Main St.

Address: 214 Main St. W                Location: Palmerston

Contact Name: Vinko Skoko          Contact Title: Owner

Phone: 416-523-2349                     Email:

2 Units Available

For Rent: $1,500/month + hydro (per unit)

Size: Each unit is 1,500 sq. ft.

Located in the heart of the downtown.

6 Main St. WPrescription Shop

Address: 26 Main St. W                Location: Palmerston

Contact Name: Sherif Hanna        Contact Title: Owner

Phone: 519-635-3299                   


2nd floor office space for lease. Build to suit.

For Rent: $9/sq. ft.                       Size: 5,000 sq. ft. 

Industrial Parks

The Town of Minto is located at the north-western boundary of Wellington County, well situated mid-way between the major centres of southern Ontario and popular recreational areas along the eastern shore of Lake Huron and southern Georgian Bay. It is only a 1 to 1 ½ hour drive from the municipality to cities in Canada's Golden Horseshoe industrial heartland like Toronto and Hamilton and under an hour to Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph.

The Town of Minto owns the following industrial parks:


The Palmerston Industrial Park, is a Town-developed industrial park, consisting of 55 acres and is situated on Hwy #123.

These Town-owned industrial lots are available for purchase. Properties are rough-graded and serviced to the lot line with 1" water and sanitary connections. Zoning of these sites is M1-30H except for lot 2 which is zoned M1-35.

The remaining available parcels are priced at $35,000 per acre.

Minto Road
Lot 2 - 14 acres

Noble Family Road
Part 1 (0.78 acre)

Palmerston Industrial Park Map

Municipal and County Development charges are extra (See Development Charges).

Real Estate Commissions are paid, and inquiries from Realtors/Brokers are welcome.

Industrial Developers' Handbook

The following list provides property ownership or tenant information for each lot in the Palmerston Industrial Park:

TG Minto
111 Frank Lambier Court, Unit 1

Ferris Fuel Systems Inc.
111 Frank Lambier Court, Unit 2

Reclaim Solutions Inc.
121 Frank Lambier Court

Ag. Business & Crop Inc.
131 Frank Lambier Court, Suite 1

Dave Scholten Flooring
131 Frank Lambier Court, Suite 2

Holloway Auto Parts
131 Frank Lambier Court, Suite 3

Alfred DeVries
141 Frank Lambier Court

Minto Self Storage
161 Frank Lambier Court

Grant's Service Centre
55 Minto Rd.

Inland Insulation
50 Minto Rd.

Sarj Equipment
105 Noble Rd.

Metzger Heating
124 Noble Rd. 

MSW Canadian Plastics and Ideal Supply
140 Minto Rd.

Tri-Coat Wood Furnishing
300 Minto Rd.

Tucker Industries
135 Minto Road

Krosinski Enterprises


These Town-owned industrial lots are available for purchase. Properties are rough-graded and serviced to the lot line with water and sanitary connections. Zoning of these sites is as follows:

Lot: 7

Zoning: M1 - 16

The remaining available parcels are priced at $35,000 per acre.

Harriston Industrial Park Map.

Municipal and County Development charges are extra (See Development Charges).

Real Estate Commissions are paid, and inquiries from Realtors/Brokers are welcome.

Industrial Developers' Handbook

The following list provides property ownership or tenant information for each lot in the Harriston Industrial Park.

Midwest Express Car Wash
Hutchinson St.
1.29 Acres

Harriston Super Storage
83 Hutchinson St.
0.91 Acres

Heritage Builders
30 Hutchison St
1 Acre

Neilman Construction
231 Elora St.
1.61 Acres

15 Hutchinson St.
1 Acre

Countryside Concrete
190 John St.
2.607 Acres

Farm Fresh Poultry
191 John St.
8.03 Acres

Phoenix Broadcast and Wireless Inc. 
183 John St. N.
4.57 Acres

Hutchison & John St.
1 acre

Private Industrial Property for Sale or Rent

135 Minto Road

For Sale: $2,200,000

Contact: Nikoletta Sedlak at 416-733-7784

Rare Industrial Building With Land Zoned M1-50 In An Industrial Park. Perfect For Cannabis Cultivation And Processing!!!! Site Amendments For Cannabis Cultivation And Processing Have Already Been Granted By The Local Major And City (Documents Are Ready). *****Building Can Be Expanded To Build Our Up To 85,000 Sqft. Natural Gas Heaters. Insulation System Is Above Code-R Value. Lighting In The Building Is High Efficiency Led. Office Space Can Also Be Expanded I**** EXTRAS **** By Appointment Only. Please Do Not Visit The Site Without An Appointment.

131 - Unit 4 Frank Lambier Court

For Rent: $6.50/sq. ft. + property taxes + utilities

Contact: Felix Weber Email:


  • 12 ft overhead door and 2 walk-in doors.
  • Natural Gas
  • Fibre internet
  • 220V single phase

141 Frank Lambier Court141 Frank Lambier

For Rent: $1,700 per unit net net net lease available February 2020 

Contact: Alfred DeVries Email: Phone: 519-291-7743


  • 2 X 3,120 square foot units or  1 X 6,240 square foot building
  • 16-8 ceiling height
  • Option for second floor office space with windows
  •  Gas fired
  •  Accessible access
  •  Municipal sewer and water
  •  120/208 volt - 3 phase power


Ontario Certified Site

An 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 Opportunity

A 14.2-acre industrial property with frontage on Minto Road, access to Highway 85 in under 1 hour drive and within a 1 hour and 30 minute drive to Highway 401. The property is located in the Town of Minto within the Palmerston Industrial Park. Businesses in Palmerston Industrial Park include MSW Plastics, Ideal Supply, Tucker Industries and Tri-Coat Wood Finishing.

The land is located just north of Main Street West and east of Highway 23.

Key Highlights

Lot Size: 14.2 acres / 5.75 hectares
Depth: 199.688 metres
Frontage: 286.363 metres
Services: Full municipal services
Zoning: Industrial Park M1

Permitted Uses

Heavy equipment sales and servicing

Fully serviced property with:

Access to 300mm diameter watermain and 300mm sanitary sewer main
Existing 44kV line available from Westario Power Inc. and Hydro One Networks Inc.
Existing NPS 2” gas main adjacent to the site, 70kPa of delivery pressure. Higher delivery pressure and volume available 300m south of this site. Serviced by Union Gas.
Copper-based facilities and fibre servicing available in the area.

Transportation Infrastructure

Located 85 Km from Hwy 85 and 115 Km from Hwy 401
108 Km from Vaughan Intermodal Facility and 88 Km from Goderich Port
78 Km to the Region of Waterloo International Airport

The Minto Advantage

The Town of Minto is located within Wellington County in Southwestern Ontario, with a driving time of 1 to 1.5 hours to Canada’s “Golden Horseshoe” industrial heartland and major centres including Toronto and Hamilton, and under 1 hour to Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph.
The nearby City of Owen Sound offers Great Lakes port and shipping facilities, as does the Town of Goderich situated approximately 100 km to the southwest.
Wellington County has a population of 90,900, providing businesses with access to skilled labour at competitive wage rates. Machinery, food and fabricated metals manufacturing sectors have a strong base in Wellington employing 7,200 jobs. Major employers within Wellington include Maple Leaf Foods, Nestle Waters, Con Cast Pipe, TG Minto, Linamar, Danby, Newland Feed, The Gund Co. (Canada) and Husky Farm Equipment.
Wellington’s workforce is supported by nearby world-class post-secondary institutions including the University of Guelph, University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College.
Companies benefit from the Town of Minto’s high speed internet connection (fastest in Ontario), fast-tracked permitting process, low land costs and low building costs.

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