COMMERCIAL SERVICES

Delivering Real Estate & Logistics Solutions

Let HOPA help you grow your business, reach new markets and streamline your supply chain. We offer flexible location options, multimodal transportation solutions, and a partnership approach to development, financing and more.

Contact us to discuss your space and supply chain needs.

Port of Hamilton

Long and short-term development opportunities at Ontario’s largest deep-water port; warehousing and office space; truck storage; two Class-1 rail options.

DAVID LOVE

Niagara Ports

500+ acres of flexible development space; warehousing opportunities; marine-rail transload capability; proximity to the US border.

Kurt Vos

Read Articles about Niagara Ports: National Post , Niagara Economic

Port of Oshawa

Strategic location east of Greater Toronto Area. Ample development space; deep-water port, Class-1 rail; fast access to 401 highway.

Michael Peace

Read Articles about Port of Oshawa: Financial Post

Port of Hamilton
Niagara Ports

500+ acres of flexible development space; warehousing opportunities; marine-rail transload capability; proximity to the US border.

Read Articles about Niagara Ports: National Post , Niagara Economic

Port of Oshawa

Strategic location east of Greater Toronto Area. Ample development space; deep-water port, Class-1 rail; fast access to 401 highway.

Read Articles about Port of Oshawa: Financial Post

Michael Peace

Solutions for Your Supply Chain

When it comes to location and supply chain costs, transportation can make the greatest impact by far. That’s where HOPA provides extraordinary value. We will work with you to adopt your vision and make it a reality – including space, construction, logistics services and more. When you join the HOPA Ports network, you have a partner to help you succeed – finding the right space, solving your supply chain challenges, and working with you in the long term.

Contact our team to discuss your unique location & supply chain needs.

Customer Success Stories

When you join the HOPA Ports network, you have a partner to help you succeed every step of the way. HOPA’s team works with you to adopt your vision and realize your success.

Industrial Property Management Services

HOPA works with private land owners, corporate owners and municipalities to put industrial sites to work. Experts in multimodal industrial sites in Ontario, our team works with you to develop your site to maximize value and meet your investment and economic development goals. Learn more about bringing your site into HOPA’s port network.

Film Locations

HOPA offers a diverse range of properties for film shoots and base camps. 

Our film credits include: Cinderella Man, The Shape of Water, 12 Monkeys and more. 

Learn more about our film-ready properties here.

Our Partners

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Jeremy Dunn

Vice President, Commercial

KURT VOS

Commercial Leasing & Property Coordinator

DAVID LOVE

Commercial Leasing & Property Manager

Larissa Fenn

Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Larissa Fenn is Vice President, Corporate Affairs at HOPA Ports, leading a team responsible for communications and government relations, sustainability reporting, corporate governance and corporate culture.

Previous positions included communications and public policy roles at the Canadian Bankers Association, Credit Valley Conservation Authority, and the Regional Municipality of Halton.

Larissa holds a B.A.(Hons) in Political Science from Queen’s University. She holds the APR designation from the Canadian Public Relations Society, and completed the Senior Public Sector Leaders program at the University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business. Larissa has served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Royal Botanical Gardens, and as a member of the Policy Council of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Bill Fitzgerald

Vice President, Strategic Development

Bill assumed the role of Vice President, Strategic Development in 2024, after having served as HOPA’s Vice President, Operations since 2008.

Bill joined the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority in July 1995 as Project Engineer. He previously worked with the Regional Municipality of Ottawa’s Transportation Department, as well as for the Toronto Transit Commission and the City of Waterloo.

Bill received a Bachelor of Applied Science, civil engineering / water resources, in 1995 from the University of Waterloo and registered with the Professional Engineers of Ontario in 1997.

Jeremy Dunn

Vice President, Operations

Jeremy assumed the role of Vice President, Operations in 2024 after having served as HOPA’s Commercial Vice President since 2019. Prior to joining HOPA, Jeremy served in successive leadership roles at The Miller Group, one of Canada’s leading transportation construction and infrastructure maintenance companies. Jeremy has managed multiple business groups in the heavy construction, asphalt paving and aggregates sectors driving results through business restructuring, service improvement and strategic growth. In his most recent role, Jeremy served as General Manager of Miller Maintenance, responsible for managing and growing Miller’s highway maintenance business in Ontario.

Previous to The Miller Group, Jeremy held the position of Director of Operations for the Dunn Group of Companies.

Jeremy earned his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) through Queen’s University. He also holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management.

Janet Knight

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer for the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority since 2008, Janet joined the HPA in 1998 as Accounting Supervisor and subsequently served as Controller.

Prior to joining the HPA, Janet held the position of Financial Analyst with St. Joseph’s Hospital, as well as various positions, including Marketing Communications/Research Lead with Zeneca Agro. Janet graduated from McMaster University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Commerce. She attained the professional designation of Certified Management Accountant in 1992.

Ian Hamilton

President & CEO

Ian Hamilton is President & CEO of HOPA Ports (Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority). He assumed this role in 2017, after serving as the Port Authority’s Vice President of Business Development and Real Estate since 2008. Ian has been instrumental in developing working waterfronts in Hamilton, Oshawa, and Niagara by attracting new business and private investment, and creating an integrated marine network across Southern Ontario.

Ian possesses more than 25 years of experience in international transportation and logistics in Europe and North America, and has held progressively senior positions in the liner shipping industry, including Transatlantic Trade Director (Europe) for CP Ships and Business Development Manager for Hapag-Lloyd. Ian is Chairperson of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, and holds positions on various other boards, including: the Chamber of Marine Commerce, the Hamilton Club, and Brigs Youth Sail Training.

Ian holds an MBA from Aston University (UK) and a BSc in business administration and economics from the College of Charleston, South Carolina.

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