Burnside Industrial Park

Notice of Public Meeting and Area Rate Vote

A steering committee of Burnside-based businesses is proposing to establish a Business Improvement District (BID). The proposed BID boundary is as follows: East from the end of Wright’s Cove on Windmill Road to Highway 111; Northwards from the former City of Lakes Business Park to the Logistics Park (Lamont Terrace bordering Dartmouth Crossing through to Hwy 118); From Wilkinson Avenue & Hwy 107; Southwards including Gloria McCluskey Avenue down to Pettipas Drive and all streets west of Akerley Blvd to Windmill Road termination.

The Halifax Regional Municipality is hosting a public meeting to discuss the proposed BID on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel and Suites, 15 Spectacle Lake Drive, Dartmouth.

The BID proponent's website is greaterburnside.com

In accordance with By-Law B-700, commercial property owners and commercial tenants within the proposed BID boundary are entitled to vote on whether a Burnside BID should be formed. If a majority of the returned ballots are marked in favour of establishing a BID, the proposal will be considered by Regional Council.

Owners and tenants should receive ballot packages by mail. The deadline for the Halifax Regional Municipality to receive completed ballots is 4 p.m. December 2, 2022. If you believe that you are entitled to a ballot, but have not received one, please contact Scott Sheffield at 902.430.3654

Burnside Industrial Park

Burnside is the largest industrial park north of Boston and east of Montreal, with almost 2,000 enterprises and approximately 30,000 employees. 

Burnside Park is a centrally located urban industrial park with superb transportation links.
Burnside is located adjacent to five 100-series highways, providing quick access to and from the park. Additionally, Burnside businesses are located within 10-15 minutes travel time to the downtown Halifax, the Halifax International Airport, and the Port of Halifax.
Burnside is extensively serviced by C.N.R. mainline, siding, and common user facilities, and is home to the largest concentration of truck transportation in Atlantic Canada. The park is also served by public transit links including the Rapid Transit bus route.

Facts and figures about Burnside

Combined with City of Lakes Business Park, Burnside contains: 
Enterprises: 2,000+/-  
Employment: 30,000+
Total Gross Area: 3,400 acres


Burnside Park is:

  • directly accessible from Highways 111 and 118
  • 10 km from downtown Halifax 
  • 5 km from Ceres Container Terminal
  • 11 km from Halterm Container Terminal
  • 21 km from Halifax International Airport

Lot availability and price lists 

Check current prices and lot availability.

Maps and plans 

The following are in [PDF]. 

Layout Map of Phase 12-6
 (Featuring Lots 1280-1298A)

Layout Map of Phase 12-5
 (Featuring Lots 12-5-01, 12-5-02, 12-5-03, 12-5-04, 12-5-05, 12-5-06, 12-5-07)

Layout Map of Phase 12-4
 (Featuring Lots 1262 - 1279)

Layout Map of Phase 12-3
 (Featuring Lots 1252 - 1261) 

Layout Map of Phase 12-2
 (Featuring Lots 1248 & 1249)