Industrial Park Specifications

The State Certified Dowagiac Industrial Park has 126 acres available for development. This park is reserved for manufacturing, assembly, research and development, testing, processing, high-tech and associated office and warehouse space. Protective Covenants are in place to protect your investment and corporate image.

Prices for property in the industrial park start at $1,250/acre. The City will pay a realtor's commission of 6% for lots in Phase IV and will negotiate a commission/fee for lots in Phases I, II and III. The City of Dowagiac in conjunction with the State of Michigan can offer a number of business incentives.

Transportation: Approximately 25 miles from 2 interstate highways: I-94 to the north and the Indiana Toll Road I-80/90 to the south.

 

  • All season state highways connect Dowagiac to both interstate highways
  • The park is approximately ½ mile to the truck route
  • Port facilities available at Benton Harbor approximately 30 miles from the site
  • Dowagiac Municipal Airport: Class A airport for the corporate pilot. 4,700 ft lighted runway
  • South Bend Regional Airport 25 miles to the south. Average 45 commercial flights per day
  • Amtrak Passenger rail stop connects Dowagiac with Chicago and Detroit


Utilities: All utilities are in or along the street rights-of-way.

Water (City)

  • 12" transmission line
  • Flow approximately 2,500 gallons/minute
  • System has 1.7 million gallon storage capacity
  • Water filtration plant treats 1,400 gallons/minute
  • Water treated for iron removal, disinfection, fluoride treatment

Sewer (City)

  • 10" Sanitary line
  • Pumping station capacity 80 gallons/minute
  • Sewage treatment plant can process 2.5 million gallons/day
  • Current capacity is 1.3 million gallons/day


City Electric System

  • 33.4 KV transmission line approximately ½ mile north of site
  • 10 MVA substation approximately 2 miles from site


AEP Electric System

  • 34.5 KV transmission line approximately ½ mile north of site
  • 69 KV transmission line ½ mile to south
  • Substation is approximately 4.5 miles from site
  • For rate information (877) 237-2886


SEMCO Energy Natural Gas

  • 4" line
  • Pressure at site 40-60 PSI
  • For rate information (800) 624-2019