Prince George is the largest municipality within the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George which offers many industrial land development opportunities for manufacturers looking to locate along the Northwest Transportation Corridor.
Supported by the province's rich forest and mining resources, Prince George is a service and supply hub for natural resource, construction and other sector activities throughout Northern BC. Factors driving the continued expansion of the regional economy include:
- New Asian markets for traditional forest products
- Development of a forest-based bioenergy sector with strong export ties to Europe
- Continued growth of mining, as well as oil and gas operations across Northern BC
- A strong public sector including education, health care and government services
Available heavy industrial sites
The following heavy industrial sites are currently available.
Located 20 km south of Prince George and close to major transportation networks and utility corridors, the
Clear Lake site offers good access to Highway 16 and hydro electrical infrastructure. It is partially developed, with an old sawmill located on the site. This heavy industrial site offers approximately 800 hectares (2,000 acres) of prime industrial Crown land. Parcel sizes are available as needed
Hart North site is located 30 km north of Prince George, adjacent to the CN Rail line and Highway 97, which allows for easy access to the Prince George International Airport and the Ports of Prince Rupert and Vancouver. A well-maintained industrial Forest Service Road runs through the entire site. More than 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of prime industrial Crown land is currently available. Parcel sizes of 40 hectares (100 acres) or larger are available as needed.
Isle Pierre industrial site is located 45 km west of Prince George and is in close proximity to major transportation networks and utility corridors. The CN Rail line runs 0.5 km to the north of the site. There is currently an operating sawmill on site. The site offers over 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of prime industrial private and Crown land. Parcel sizes are available as needed.
Willow Cale industrial site is located 2 km south of Prince George and is in close proximity to existing industrial development and utility corridors. The site is next to the trans-continental CN Rail line and hydro infrastructure, connected to Highway 97, and has easy access to the Prince George International Airport, as well as the Ports of Prince Rupert and Vancouver. The site offers up to 340 hectares (840 acres) of prime industrial private land. Parcel sizes ranging from 32 hectares to 160 hectares are available.
View the Heavy Industrial Lands document for more details.
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