FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 21, 2017) – A 10-acre tract in the Heartland Commerce and Technology Park in Campbellsville received Kentucky’s Build-Ready certification, making it the 13th location statewide to earn the designation.
The tract, expandable to 173 acres, includes a 108,000 square-foot building pad and can accommodate a proposed manufacturing facility of 100,000 square feet or more. The site, zoned for heavy industrial use, includes access to water, sewer, natural gas and electric.
“By earning Build-Ready certification for it site in the Heartland park, Campbellsville and Taylor County position themselves to receive more interest from a variety of manufacturing employers,” said Terry Gill, secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, which administrates the Build-Ready program. “A key Build-Ready feature that attracts inquiries from perspective businesses is that certified sites offer an expedited timeline to locate, build and open a facility, meaning companies can begin shipping products and generating revenue all the more rapidly.”
Build-Ready sites include a pad 50,000 square feet or greater – expandable to 100,000 square feet or more –and utilities that extend to the site’s edge. As well, the designation means necessary permits, including water, phase-1 environmental, archeological, historical and geotechnical are on file, as well as preliminary building plans, cost estimates and schedule projections.