Shovel-Ready Sites in Southeastern Iowa
Helgerson Flats Industrial Center is an 82-acre parcel that was site certified by the Iowa Economic Development Authority in March, 2019.
'This development-ready property located in Ottumwa, IA is just 2 miles off U.S. Highway 63 and less than 1 mile to Iowa Highway 149, adjacent to an existing industrial park.
The land is:
- zoned industrial
- competitively priced at $12,700 per acre
- level: only 30 feet of elevation exist between the lowest and highest points
Businesses that complement the existing agriculture-based manufacturing industry would be ideal. Successful companies such as JBS USA, John Deere, Cargill, Keurig/Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Plastipak have made their homes in the area. Alternatively, the location is conducive to warehousing and logistics.
Ottumwa, IA's laborshed includes eight counties within a 50 mile radius, for a total pool of nearly 115,000 individuals. Employees enjoy a higher education level and higher wages than neighboring counties, and nearly 76% have education credentials beyond high school. Ottumwa, IA is one of 124 national Job Corps sites, which provide job skills training to young adults.
Quality of Life:
Ottumwans enjoy a wonderful quality of life. The town has excellent recreational opportunities, including two golf courses, a year-round aquatic center, 20 miles of trails, and 600 acres of green space, which includes an off-leash dog park for furry residents. Ottumwa, IA also has symphony, theater and arts groups.
- 12.4 acres