Situated at the heart of the Great Lakes, Sault Ste Marie’s strategic location at the junction of Trans Canada Highway 17 and United States Interstate 75 make it an ideal venue for any form of business. Because Sault Ste. Marie, ON retains a reciprocal relationship with, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, international commerce is effortless, with many firms taking advantage of our uncongested border and state of the art trade routes.
This site in DuncanTownshipislocated 5 miles east of City of Sault Ste Marie, consists of approx. 14,000 acres. Property has large quantity of timber, over 28 lakes, streams and rivers, a major river traverses through the property, great salmon fishing. The forests are habitat for moose, bear, deer & variety of small game. Under proper forestry management, this site will generate ample cash flow, virtually forever.For example, under forestry management, pulp wood removal will take 7 to 10 years to complete over the entire property.While timber removal, destined for hardwood and medium softwood markets, will add considerable and additional cash flow and presumably will provide a return on investment in the range of five to eight percent, dependent upon management.
A timber management contract can be easily produced and formulated for any new owner/investor.
The physical attributes of the site also lend themselves toward potential recreational development such as large scale resorts, clubs, camp grounds, retreats, hunting, etc.
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With the construction of a 4-lane series highway, almost completed, all the way from Toronto to Sudbury, the whole frontier, of what is known as Rainbow Country, is becoming easily accessible for those who are procuring affordable and exclusive holiday retreats and as a great alternative to those more expensive areas such as one would find in the Muskoka’s.
From the western part of Ontario, being those areas serviced by London, Sarnia, Goderich, this site is easily accessible by travelling from Sarnia/Port Huron Michigan to Interstate 75, which goes directly to Sault Ste Marie, Michigan and Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, a distance of about 350 miles or 5.2 hours by car.
Sault Ste Marie is the gateway to the far north of Ontario and is also located on a major transportation route (Trans Canada Highway - #17) which connects Western Canada to Ontario.
Aside from the constructed assets, Sault Ste Marie is blessed with a natural environment conducive to successful business. Coupled with the city’s geographical benefits and beautiful landscape, Sault Ste Marie possesses a capable and willing labor force that can efficiently assimilate into any working environment. As steel and forestry have been the basis of the city’s development for decades, Sault Ste. Marie already possesses an industrial infrastructure capable of handling most forms of enterprise.
Apart from business, Sault Ste Marie boasts a wealth of cultural opportunities along with being recognized as a four season recreational destination. Fine dining, shopping and attractions are abundant and equal to those of a much larger metropolitan area. Sault Ste Marie offers something for every lifestyle.
Sault Ste. Marie has a long and productive history in the steel and forestry sectors. While these sectors remain cornerstones of the local economy, Sault Ste. Marie continues to seek out and applaud new ventures into diverse opportunities.
The local economy is fueled by a variety of sectors including, steel and steel related, forestry and forestry related, information technology, telematics, health care, tourism, education, small business, retail, professional services and the public sector.
A technologically advanced industrial city placed in a strategic location along the shore’s of the Great Lakes, Sault Ste Marie is the ideal locale to live, work and play.
Sault Ste. Marie is a major international centre of forestry research. The community has a number of high profile public research agencies, including the Ontario Forest Research Institute (OFRI) and the Great Lakes Forestry Centre (one of five CFS research centres across Canada).
Northern Ontario's natural resource-based economy is in transition as the knowledge-based economy continues to merge with traditional industries. The three major industries in Northern Ontario with significant ability to adopt biotechnology innovations are forestry, healthcare and mining, and these industries will play an important role in increasing Ontario's global competitiveness in biotechnology.
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