Directions to MIP from....
Toronto, Oakville, and Burlington
Take Highway 403 to Highway 8 West Main St. Exit. At the traffic lights at the top of the ramp turn right. Proceed on Main St. West and then turn right onto Longwood Road South.
St. Catharines and the Niagara Peninsula
Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way Eastbound over the Burlington Skyway Bridge. Take Highway 403 West towards Hamilton, and exit as described above in the directions coming from Toronto.
Take Highway 401East to Highway 6 South to Highway 403 West, and exit at Highway 8 Main Street Exit as described in the directions coming from Toronto. Or take Highway 8 to the Town of Dundas; proceed along King Street straight through the town – this will become Highway 12 (Cootes Drive). Turn left onto Main Street, continue 1.5 kilometers and turn right onto Longwood Road South.
Brantford and London
From Brantford, take Highway 403 East to the Aberdeen Street exit, and turn left onto Longwood Road South.
McMaster University's Main Campus
If you are parked near the Sterling Street entrance, take Sterling Street to the first all-way stop at Dalewood. Turn right onto Dalewood then left at the lights onto Main Street West. Turn right at Longwood Street South.
If you are parked on the West Campus, exit Cootes Drive to Main Street West, turn left at the lights and travel 1.5 kilometers along Main until Longwood Road. Turn right onto Longwood Road South.
McMaster Innovation Park currently has capacity for a total of 500 vehicles on site. All lots are clearly signed regarding permits and rates to ensure clarity for all Tenants and Visitors. If you have any questions regarding parking please contact the Facilities Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-667-5508.
Visitor parking payment is required from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. Exact change, Mastercard or Visa, are the payment options. All guests visiting Tenants in the building are directed to the Visitor Parking area.
Visitor Parking Areas
- Lot 1, adjacent to the ATRIUM@MIP at 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, and is a pay-and-display parking area
- Lot 5, gated gravel lot located north of Lot 1
- South of the CanMet building on Frid Street
- Visitors’ lot at MARC building (north of the main entrance doors)
- Lot # 4 at MARC building (west of the west side entrance doors)
As of January 1, 2017, the rates have been increased as follows:
- Lot 1 and parking meters: from $1.00 per hour with a daily maximum of $7.00 to $1.25 per hour with a daily maximum of $8.00
- Lot 5 (Conference/Overflow lot): from $0.75 per hour with a daily maximum of $6.00 per day to $1.00 per hour with a daily maximum of $7.00
Tenant Employee Parking
As of January 1, 2017, the rates are as follows:
- Lots 2, 3 and 4: from $50 per month plus HST ($56.50) to $60 per month plus HST ($67.80)
- Underground Lot: from $120 per month plus HST ($136.50) to $140 per month plus HST ($158.20)
Please Note: Mastercard or Visa are the payment options.
Setting Up The MIP Online Account
1. Click "My Account" from the upper right hand corner of the MIP homepage
2. Select “ Sign up for a Tenant Account"
3. Complete the form displayed and submit
Requesting a Parking Pass
1. Once signed in to your new MIP Online Account, select “Parking Pass Sign Up” from the menu on the left
2. Enable the box under "Make a payment"
3. Complete the form displayed and submit
Once this form has been submitted, your request will be sent to the MIP Property Management Office for processing. You may pick up your parking pass once you have been notified by the Facilities Assistant at MIP that it is ready.
McMaster University Reciprocal
McMaster Innovation Park does have a reciprocal agreement with McMaster University to share the parking expenses for their combined patrons. In order to initiate reciprocal parking, please contact McMaster University - Parking and Security Office. The account summary must be brought to the MIP Property Management Office, suite 105, in order to receive your parking pass for MIP.
Terms and Conditions
1. Parking pass must be clearly displayed from the rearview mirror of your vehicle at all times and is only valid for the year and lot indicated on the pass. You may receive a parking ticket from the City of Hamilton otherwise.
2. All parking passes are the responsibility of the permit holder. There is a $25.00+HST replacement fee for any lost or stolen passes.
3. In order to cancel your Parking Pass, it must be returned to the MIP Admin Office, suite 105. If the pass is returned between the 1st-15th of the month, the permit holder will be refunded for the second half of the month since the payment is taken in advance. No refund applies starting on the 16th to the end of the month.
Parking Lots at MIP