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. 

Select the drop-down menus below to view the available properties and businesses in each community:


 47 Elora St. S. Jemstones Restaurant

Address: 47 Elora St. S. 
Location: Clifford

Contact Name: Tracy Weber
Contact Title: Realtor

Phone: 226-622-1041

For Sale: $450,000

Description: Commercial Real Estate opportunity in Clifford ON. This property has been operating as a restaurant -all restaurant supplies and equipment are included in the sale, but the commercial zoning allows for all kind of uses. Ideal Main street/highway exposure location and ample parking. This could be just what you have been waiting for to start or expand your business. Call your agent today to see if this property could work for you.

19 Elora St. S. Village Variety

Address: 19 Elora St. S. 
Location: Clifford

Contact Name: Manuel Choi
Contact Title: Realtor

Phone: 905-822-6900

For Sale: $349,000

Great opportunity to own property with profitable variety store in the downtown. 4 bedroom apartment on 2nd floor. Property tax $1,291 is interim 2020. Current owner is retiring and has owned for over 20 years. Extra Income From RBC ATM Bank Machine As Monthly Flat Rate $753.34


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. 

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.  


107 William St. 107 William St. image of property

Address: 107 William St. 
Location: Palmerston

Contact Name: Shawn Wells
Contact Title: Owner


For Rent: Contact Owner for Pricing

600 sq. ft. + storage located in a newly renovated commercial building in downtown 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                     

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, Owner

Phone: 519-635-3299                   


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

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

155 William St. 155 William St.

Address: 155 William St. 
Location: Palmerston

Contact: Kathy Robinson, Realtor
Phone: 519-292-0362

For Sale: $859,900

Description: This is the only Building like this in the Town of Palmerston that has so much great potential for you in owning your own very well cared for & maintained all stone commercial income-bearing property in the down town core of our growing Town of Palmerston ON, that is located in high-traffic area. Building presents with (approx) 1680 commercial sq.ft. open concept w/separate rm for kitchen/utility & Beautician room, currently leased w/long-term tenant until 2022 plus (at back) workshop area all heated by forced air gas w/central air conditioning. Building also features 2-additional (approx) 850-900 sq.ft. 2-bdrm & 4-pc bath residential apartments w/9.Ft ceilings, nicely covered front porches, all appliances (including laundry), built in electric fireplace(s), in-floor heating & air conditioning wall unit(s), rear unit has additional cooling unit, bathroom includes laundry, built-ins & skylight, (partially) fenced patio area at rear w/10 x 12 storage shed. Lot of potential to (increase for) your investment purposes (speak w/L.A. directly for more details). You should not be disappointed and you should be pleasantly surprised w/all that this great investment property will afford you! Entire property shows AAA++. Some time needed to set appointments (tenants)


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
Part 2 (3.6 acres approx.)
Parts 4 & 8 (3.83 acres approx.) with Part 8 being the 7m wide easement
Part 5 & 10 (3.92 acres approx.) with Part 10 being the 7m wide easement

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

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. 

124 Noble Rd.

140 Minto Rd.

Tri-Coat Wood Furnishing
300 Minto Rd.

Tucker Industries
135 Minto Road


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

131 - Unit 2 Frank Lambier Court

For Rent: $6.50/sq. ft. + property taxes + utilities
Contact: Felix Weber, Owner
• 2000 sq. ft. floor space including wheelchair accessible washroom
• 12 ft. overhead door and 2 walk-in doors.
• Natural Gas   (tube heater)
• Fibre internet
• 220V single phase

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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