Land in London
London offers shovel-ready, fully serviced lands in a variety of sizes.
These Class-A serviced lands are located next to highways 401 and 402 with easy access to three United States (U.S.) border crossings and an international airport.
Multinational companies such as Dr. Oetker and Hanwha L&C Canada have chosen London’s industrial parks for their North American operations. Arvin Sango Inc., Zoetis, The Original Cakerie, Sodecia, and Canada Tubeform are among other leading manufacturers located in London’s industrial corridor.
The City of London has 5 Municipally-Owned Industrial Business Parks that offer a range of vacant, serviced, industrial land available for sale.
- Airport - The London International Airport has daily flights to Toronto, Montreal, Detroit, Chicago, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Calgary. The airport also has an “open skies” air service agreement with the European Union. Approved as a Foreign Trade Zone, the airport allows goods to be brought into Canada without the prepayment of duties or taxes. The airport offers 24 hour Canada Customs service and a 40,000 square foot multi-unit cargo complex.
- Electricity - Electricity rates in North America are deregulated, meaning consumers have access to an open electricity market with the option to choose their electricity supplier and shop for competitive prices and payment plans. Industrial Parks provide underground electrical service at the lot-line, featuring looped 27.6 kV, 4-wire distribution system consisting of two feeders providing redundant supply.
- Location - Located halfway between Toronto and Detroit, London is at the regional centre for Southwestern Ontario. London is a city of opportunities with its skilled labour force, preferred location, transportation infrastructure, renowned industrial assets, and growing economy.
- Natural Gas - The natural gas market is deregulated. Consumers have the choice of purchasing natural gas through a producer, an energy broker, or from the local utility, Union Gas. Natural gas is provided through 4’’ plastic mains.
- Population - London is the largest city in Southwestern Ontario, and 11th largest city in Canada, with a population of over 380,000 and a census metropolitan area population of 495,000 (source June 2018).
- Rail - Both Canadian National Rail and Canadian Pacific Rail provide freight service from London to over a 14,000-mile network of Canada and the United States.
- Sea - Ports at nearby Sarnia, Goderich, and Hamilton are within a 1.5-hour drive, providing access to the Atlantic Ocean via the St. Lawrence Seaway.
- Telecommunications - The telecommunications infrastructure in London matches or surpasses that available in most major business and financial centres in terms of access lines with digital switching and advanced signalling technology.
- Water - Unrivalled access to the largest supply of freshwater on Earth. Drinking Water Quality Management System includes elements of HAACP, ISO14001, and ISO9000. Industrial Parks feature multiple 200 mm pipe and invert sanitary private drain connections to the property line
- Workforce - London offers a skilled workforce, dynamic industry sectors, and world-class education including: Western University, Ivey School of Business, Fanshawe College, as well as research facilities including: the Advanced Robotics Centre (CSTAR), Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composite Research, and WindEEE Dome.
The City of London offers a unique value proposition to food and beverage processors. Unique water supply, utilities, shovel-ready industrial parks, and an established supply chain of raw materials and service providers has led to London’s prominence as North America’s leading food processing hubTito Guglielmi, P. Eng., Principal, Mallot Creek Group In