South Hill Business Park
South Hill Road and Milford Road
Charter Township of Lyon, MI 48165
South Hill Business Park is a prime industrial development in Oakland County, MI. The site comprises South Hill Business Park East and South Hill Business Park West. Lots range from 2.93-253 acres available for major users with frontage on Grand River Ave, Milford Road & South Hill Road. This is an exceptional development opportunity in Oakland County’s fastest growing community with flexible zoning, ideal for a variety of uses.
In 2023, the site underwent a comprehensive due diligence review through the VIP program, including a detailed site condition analysis, comprehensive information on utility providers and capacity, and a comprehensive report on site details (full report in the document library below).
Zoning and Land Use
Zoning: I-1, Light Industrial and I-2, General Industrial District
Current Land Use: Vacant agricultural and vacant industrial development
Future Land Use: Industrial development
Greenfield or Brownfield: Greenfield
Above ground structures: New development is in process or planned for portions of the Site east of South Hill Road
Floodplain: 100-year floodplain adjacent to the County Drain along the north line of the Site. No 500-year floodplain.
Wetlands: East of South Hill Road, the area planned for development appears to be free of regulated wetlands. Walbridge received a permit in 2020 for the wetland impacts necessary for the construction of the regional detention basin and associated stormwater infrastructure.
West of South Hill Road, EGLE’s Water Resources Division issued a draft permit in January 2023 to Walbridge authorizing filling 0.34 acres of wetlands and constructing three stormwater detention basins with a stream bypass channel to the New Hudson Drain.
Topographic Elevation: East of South Hill Road, the Site elevation ranges from 930-952, with most of the site lying near elevation 932. West of South Hill Road, the site elevation ranges from 928-958.
- Marlette Sandy Loam (10B), 1 to 6 percent slopes
- Marlette Sandy Loam (10C), 6 to 12 percent slopes
- Wasepi Sandy Loam (17A), 0 to 3 percent slopes
- Capac Sandy Loam (11B), 0 to 2 percent slopes
- Matherton Sandy Loam (54A), 0 to 3 percent slopes
- Sebewa Loam (19), disintegration moraine, 0 to 2 percent slopes
- Metamora Sandy Loam (36A), 0 to 3 percent slopes
Easements: East of South Hill Road:
- 30-foot wide Ingress and Egress Easement to Township well site
- 50-100-foot wide County Drain Easement
West of South Hill Road:
- Variable width sanitary sewer easement
- Variable width temporary construction easement
- 12-foot wide water main easement
- 100-foot wide County Drain Easement
T&E Species: The US Fish & Wildlife Service IPaC database lists five (5) Federally Threatened, Endangered, Proposed Endangered, or Candidate species as potentially being impacted by activities on the Site.
Archaeological & Cultural Resources: At present, there is one historic-period property located within the 1-mile Study
Area. There are three known archaeological sites located with the 1-mile Study Area.
Provider: DTE Energy
Current Service: 13.2 kV underground system currently services South Hill Business Park – East. 13.2 kV aerial systems are available off Milford Road and South Hill Road
Assumed Demand: 15 MW
Recommendations: Most costs will be eligible for Standard Allowance credits per the DTE/MPSC Rate Book
Provider: Consumers Energy
Current Service: 6” medium-capacity gas main with MAOP of 25 psig; 4” medium-capacity gas main with MAOP of 25 psig; 4” medium-capacity gas main with MAOP of 25 psig
Assumed Demand: 26 peak MCFH
Recommendations: Correspondence with Walbridge is recommended to understand any planned gas main construction on the Site, specifically west of South Hill Road
Provider: Charter Township of Lyon
Current Service: 16″ main along Ambassador Parkway
Assumed Demand: 300,000 GPD
Recommendations: Correspondence with Walbridge is recommended to understand the capacity of the existing water main along Ambassador Parkway and the planned capacity of the future water main west of South Hill Road
Provider: Charter Township of Lyon
Current Service: 10″ main along Ambassador Parkway
Assumed Demand: 200,000 GPD
Recommendations: Correspondence with Walbridge is recommended to understand the capacity of the existing sanitary sewer along Ambassador Parkway and the planned capacity and depth of the future sanitary sewer west of South Hill Road
Proximity to Highways
Site access on South Hill & Milford Roads
1 miles to I-96
Proximity to Rail
3 miles to Class 1 CSX Railroad
3 miles to Lake State Railway
3 miles to Lake State Railway rail yard in Wixom
3 miles to CSX rail yard in South Lyon
Proximity to Airports
29 miles to Willow Run Airport (Ypsilanti, MI)
32 mile to Detroit Metro Airport (Romulus, MI)
Desktop Due Diligence Report
Demographic & Business Data