For information on available land or space, or for assistance in reviewing land use options for business in our community, please contact our Economic Development team.

We are equipped to guide you in your search for development land or existing space and are happy to assist you through the development process or support any enquiries you may have regarding your new building acquisition or leased space. 

Pickering offers three business parks:

 Brock Industrial Park

 Location  The Brock Industrial Park is bordered by Sandy Beach Road on the west, Highway 401 on the north, West Duffins Creek on the east and Lake Ontario to the south 
Land Area Description

869 ha/2,147 acres

Brock Industrial Park supports a wide range of industrial sectors with a strong representation from the Energy, Environmental and Engineering industries.

Ontario Power Generation is the largest employer, currently operating the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station at the foot of Brock Road.

There are a wide range of manufacturing facilities together with a mix of retail, personal service, warehousing, construction industry and trucking.

Non-industrial uses include a fire station, an arena, a soccer dome as well as some community shopping located primarily around the intersection of Brock Road and Bayly Street.
 Zoning

Zoning is site specific, however general industrial zonings include:

  • M1 – Light Industrial & Warehousing
  • M2 – Heavy Industrial with controlled outdoor storage &Warehousing
  • M2S – Heavy Industrial with outdoor storage & Warehousing

All industrial zonings allow for Office use.

Site specific zonings may allow for other limited uses deemed suitable for an industrial area. 
 Infrastructure
  • Highway 401 Interchange at Brock Road, with direct connections north to Highway 407ETR
  • Rail
  • Water, Sewer, Hydro
  • Fibre Optic & Cable Telecommunications
Major Employers
  • Aspect Retail Logistics
  • Duffins Creek Water Pollution Control Plant
  • Eco-Tec Inc.
  • Hubbell Canada LP
  • Intellimeter Canada Inc.
  • Nelson Industrial
  • Noranco Inc.
  • Ontario Power Generation (Pickering Nuclear Generating Station)
  • RCM Technologies
  • Shandex Group
  • Signature Aluminum Canada 

 

 Whites Road Prestige Business Park
 
Location  The Whites Road Prestige Business Park is bordered by Highway 401 to the north, Whites Road to the east, Granite Court and Ironstone Manor to the south and Rosebank Road to the west.
Land Area Description

21 ha/52 acres

Whites Road Prestige Business Park supports a range of industrial sectors in manufacturing, distribution, R&D and warehousing, as well as head office commercial, a regional call centre and a public storage facility.

Land use is prestige industrial with no outdoor storage of materials.

Built form includes free standing plants and offices, as well as multi-unit light industrial and office space.

Industrial sectors includes, electronics importing and distribution, musical instrument and sound system manufacturing and distribution, packaged food import and distribution, parts assembly, printing, solar pv system design & installation.

 Zoning

Zoning is site specific with permitted uses including manufacturing, distribution, warehousing and office.  

 Infrastructure
  • Highway 401 Interchange at Whites Road, with direct connections north to Highway 407ETR
  • Rail
  • Water, Sewer, Hydro
  • Fibre Optic & Cable Telecommunications
Major Employers
  • Ellis Packaging

  • Lenbrook Industries

  • Long & McQuade

  • Premier Brands

  • Rogers Call Centre Yorkville Sound  

 Pickering Innovation Corridor
 
Location 

The Innovation Corridor is located at the north boundary of Ontario’s largest new greenfield community of Seaton, now under construction in central Pickering; bordered by Highway 7 to the north, Brock Road to the east, Highway 407 to the south and near the City of Markham border to the west.

Lands are less than a day’s drive from 5 US border crossings and less than an hour from Pearson International Airport. 

Lands directly adjacent to the Innovation Corridor are designated for a future airport.

Land Area Description

324 ha/800 acres

Lands are largely owned by the Province of Ontario. Servicing has started and construction is underway in the Innovation Corridor.

Lands to be developed as guided by the Central Pickering Development Plan and are reserved for prestige employment uses. Purchase of lands to be negotiated with City of Pickering or the Province of Ontario.

A resident to job creation ratio of 2:1 is targeted for the Seaton Community, projecting 70,000 residents and 35,000 jobs. Approximately 24,000 jobs are anticipated for the Innovation Corridor.

 Zoning

Zoning in place to develop prestige industrial and office as well as very limited warehousing; also some allowance for accessory uses to support the adjacent industrial and office users.  

 Infrastructure

Highway 7 and Highway 407 ETR with existing interchanges at York Durham Townline and Brock Road. Whites Road interchange recently opened and another planned for Sideline 22. Direct connections south to Highway 401 at Brock Road. CP Havelock rail line just north of Seaton. 

Servicing planned as part of Phase 1 of Seaton infrastructure installation:

  • Water, Sewer, Hydro, Natural Gas; potential for district heating
  • Ultra High speed fibre optic telecommunication – live loop
Terms of Development

Contact our Economic Development Office for information on Development Charges, infrastructure status and development processes. 

Major Employers

Kubota Canada Ltd. and others to be advised as development occurs.

Talk to us about the GTA's hottest stretch of greenfield development land - Pickering's Innovation Corridor, where 800 acres of prestige employment land await your new, high tech industrial operation or R&D facility. 

Pickering businesses appreciate the quick access via Highways 401, 407 or 7. The Innovation Corridor is just minutes from our urban City Centre and an interconnected transportation system. It's also less than an hour from cottage country for those quick weekend getaways.

It's the right time to call us and find out why the City of Pickering is a preferred place to start and grow your business.