Freeman Lumber

Family-run sawmill


Located in Greenfield, NS, Freeman Lumber is among the oldest family-run sawmill business in North America.

This location offers industrial transport on the nearby provincial series highway, as well as surplus forestry inputs from lumber production and wood processing. Additional land has been prepared for industrial developments, making this a great spot for your next bioeconomy location.

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4804 Medway River Rd
Greenfield, Nova Scotia

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Site size

50 acres available

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Highway access

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Bioeconomy outputs

Surplus forestry byproducts

Site specifications

Site is well-positioned for bioeconomy co-location opportunities

Fully optimized lumber manufacturing facility producing 115 million board feet annually

Available annual biomass includes 250,000 tonnes of sawmill residuals and 150,000 tonnes of low grade roundwood

Newly cleared lands zoned for heavy industrial development and construction

Secondary road is being constructed for access to the newly cleared section

High-end siltation system can accommodate additional capacity

Three-phase power

Available throughout the site

Highway access

Site is on a public ROW with access to the nearby provincial series highway

Road type

Graded, paved road that can accommodate industrial transport vehicles

Marine access

140km from the Port of Halifax

Rail access

140km to rail siding in Halifax

Water supply

On-site well and septic


Ditch and culvert drainage

Site topology

The site has an upwards slope

There is newly cleared land behind the sawmill, while the adjacent land is forested

Adjacent land

Surplus and adjacent land is owned by Freeman Lumber

Land clearing work has begun

Energy consumption

Propane and biomass heat, electric power

Bioeconomy outputs

Surplus forestry outputs available on-site include wood chips, bark, sawdust, and biomass outputs

Potential collaboration for output oils and residue from mill operations

Additional opportunities

Flexible zoning throughout offers a variety of heavy-industrial uses

Freeman Lumber

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