MONTREAL—Quebec-based Broccolini has announced that preliminary work has begun towards construction of a warehouse distribution centre on Old Mill Road in Cambridge, Ont.
A recent release stated that permits to perform grading work from the City of Cambridge and the Grand River Conservation Authority have been received and a formal site plan application will be submitted in the coming weeks before the official groundbreaking will take place.
The 49-acre plot of land at 140 Old Mill Rd. and the neighbouring properties located at 128, 134 and 228 Old Mill Rd., totalling 61 acres of developable land, are owned by the Broccolini entity 140 Old Mill Road LP.
Broccolini has received the support of the Cambridge City Council to unify the zoning on the purchased land, which currently has near identical (M-1) zoning in place, and to develop it as a single unit.
“This is an ideal location for a warehouse distribution centre, as it has direct access to the 401, and has already completed the public consultation process to be designated for industrial use,” said Delis Lus, Broccolini’s vice-president of real estate development, in a statement. “We intend to build a state-of-the-art facility that meets the highest environmental standards, both in terms of construction and ongoing operations.”