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 19.42-acre fully serviced, greenfield property located directly adjacent to Highway 401 and less than an hour drive to a US border crossing. Zoned for multiple industrial uses, the site is located within the Bloomfield Business Park with surrounding industry including trucking and freight, computer system design, food processing, manufacturing, and warehousing.

Aerial photograph showing the Industrial Vacant Land For Sale, Bloomfield Business Park – Eastern Parcel, Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada. The land is located south-east of Seventh Line West.

Key Highlights

  • Lot Size: 19.42 acres/7.86 hectares
  • Depth: 389.34 metres
  • Frontage: 148.13 metres
  • Services: Full Municipal Services
  • Zoning: M4 – Prestige Industrial, M5 – Light Industrial

Permitted Uses

  • Light Industry
  • Advanced Technology Industry
  • Laboratory or Scientific Research Facility
  • Warehouse/distribution centre


Fully serviced property with:

  • Access to a 300 mm (PVC) watermain on Seventh Line West with a 600 mm sanitary main located on Seventh Line West and a 300 mm sanitary main located on Prosperity Way.
  • Two existing 27.6 kV feeders supplying single or three-phase electricity, and for larger capacity a dual 230 kV transmission line is available that runs adjacent to the site, serviced by Entegrus Inc.
  • Existing NPA 4" gas main available located along the south and eastern edges of the property serviced by Union Gas Ltd.
  • Fibre optic and telecommunications servicing available provided by Bell Canada.

Transportation Infrastructure

  • Located 1.5 km from Highway 401 (Highway 401 visibility)
  • Located 13 km from Highway 40 (2 lanes), a north-south roadway offering access to Highway 402 (4 lanes)
  • 5.3 km from the CN Rail line
  • 72 km from Windsor International Airport
  • 80 km from Port of Sarnia and 82 km from Port of Windsor, a deep-water port which is located on the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway System
Map showing Chatham-Kent, 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, indicating the following:- Cleveland is within 200 km/125 miles from Chatham-Kent, Ontario.- Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, Toronto, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Columbus, Indianapolis, Chicago and Milwaukee are within 500 km/310 miles from Chatham-Kent, Ontario.- Washington and Ottawa are just beyond 500 km/310 miles from Chatham-Kent, Ontario.
Travel Times by Car to Chatham-Kent
(actual travel times may vary)
Origin Travel Time
Windsor / Detroit 0.75 hour
Toronto 2.5 hours
Chicago 5.25 hours
Pittsburgh 5.5 hours


US / Canada Border Distances
Border Distance (km / mi)
Windsor/Detroit via Highway 401 83 km / 52 miles
Port Huron via Highway 402 94 km / 58 miles
Niagara Falls via Highway 401 302 km / 188 miles

The Chatham-Kent Advantage

  • Centrally located between Windsor and London within minutes from Highway 401, the Municipality of Chatham-Kent has access to 950,000 people within a one-hour commute and 60% of the United States' population within a six-hour drive of the municipality.
  • Chatham-Kent is home to the automotive, food processing and heavy industry sectors with major employers including Accurcast Inc., Wabtec Foundry, MSSC, KSR International, Autoliv Canada Inc., Mahle Filter Systems, MartinRea, Continental AG, Barry Callebaut Canada and ConAgra Foods.
  • Businesses in Chatham-Kent will have access to a robust and varied labour force of over 50,800 employees, including over 36,000 that have obtained a post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree from nearby post-secondary institutions including St. Clair College (Thames Campus), The University of Guelph (Ridgetown Campus), University of Windsor, Western University and University of Waterloo.
  • The Municipality of Chatham-Kent offers low occupancy and construction costs, and no development charges on industrial developments.
  • Chatham-Kent is committed in helping businesses develop and grow by offering a variety of community incentive programs including the Employment Community Improvement Plan, Employment Placement Program for Employers, and the Chatham-Kent Market Expansion Fund.

For additional information, please contact:

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

Stuart McFadden
Director, Economic Development Services
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Tel: +1 519-351-7700 Ext. 2034


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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