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Available Industrial Land

“Carman is the exact right proximity from Winnipeg; far enough that we are not just a bedroom community; yet close enough to attract businesses without having the real estate and tax financial burdens of a big city”
– Dale Reimer, President and General Manager, TRS Truck Shop Inc.

Carman is at the heart of the Greater Carman Area (GCA) Ag Production Innovation Hub providing easy access to all the resources and opportunities the Hub has to offer. With close proximity to the U.S. border and a network of high-density communities, the Town of Carman and RM of Dufferin Industrial Parks are pleased to offer well-serviced spaces and support for businesses looking to grow.

There are approximately 70 acres of space available in the Town of Carman and RM of Dufferin Industrial Parks. Businesses are welcome to combine as many lots as necessary to form the property size needed for their company. Both Industrial Parks offer potential access to rail service, 3-phase power and are responsible for all water drainage and road systems, while the Town of Carman Industrial Park offers natural gas services.

The GCA region hosts many players in agri-business – from large, international players, to local entrepreneurs including:

  • Various research organizations with active R&D teams that specialize in crop analysis (soybeans, corn, potatoes, peas, wheat, and canola)
  • Equipment technology innovation from both SMEs and organizations such as PAMI (Prairie Agriculture Manufacturing Institute), focusing in areas such as precision ag, regenerative ag, soil health, etc., and servicing the plant research innovation community
  • Home to the University of Manitoba Ian N. Morrison Research Farm, Manitoba Agriculture, global plant sciences companies, and the Food Development Centre
  • Organizations that require easy access to producers and farmers of a variety of crops

Known for its safety, affordability and friendliness, our community boasts quality infrastructure and a host of services and amenities. You can rely on the Carman Dufferin Economic Development Office to help you select the best location to suit your business needs.

Community Facts

Population
Carman: 3,164
RM of Dufferin: 2,703
Greater Carman Area: 60,005

Location

Carman is located in the heart of a rich agricultural belt, at the junction of Highways 3 and 13, just 40 minutes southwest of Winnipeg, the capital city of Manitoba. It is 60 kilometers (about 40 miles) north of the United States border.

Transportation

Our location allows easy access to all major national and international transportation corridors. Carman is on the Central Manitoba Railway rail line, receives regular freight service from all major couriers and many major trucking firms, and offers air transportation for small crafts via the Carman-Dufferin Airport.

Distance to Urban Centers

Destination Distance(km) Duration(hours)
Winnipeg 84.8 1
Winkler 41 0.5
Brandon 199 2
Regina 542 5.5
Saskatoon 767 7.5
Minneapolis 729 6.5
Calgary 1,296 12.5
Edmonton 1,290 12.5
Chicago 1,386 12.5
Kansas City 1,313 11.5
Denver 1,608 15.5
Toronto 2,228 20.5