1350-Acre Site Certified in Miller County, Near Texarkana

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14 Apr 2022


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A 1,350-acre site near Texarkana in Miller County, Arkansas is now certified and ready for development. “This is an ideal location for any manufacturing or distribution company looking to expand in Texarkana. From here, it’s easy to serve Texas, Arkansas and the entire United States,” said J.D. Lowery, Manager, Community and Economic Development for the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. “Businesses who are looking to build quickly so they can be operational without delays, should come to Arkansas. The site is ready to build on and we know how to get things done fast. Plus, our workforce can support growth in the manufacturing and distribution sectors.”

1,350-Acre Certified Site Near Texarkana is Ready for Manufacturing Development

The Southwest Arkansas REDI Manufacturing Center is an industrial site with 1,350 developed acres located in Miller County near Texarkana. Straddling the Texas-Arkansas state line, Texarkana is a unique two-state region that’s rich in resources. More than 90 trains travel through Texarkana each day. About 40 freight terminals ship one million tons of finished products out of the cities each year. With 38 Greyhound connections, city bus services, 325 available rental vehicles, and an airport making multiple round-trip flights daily to the Dallas travel hub, people move as easily as products do through the region. 

The site offers several logistical advantages, including:

  • Rail onsite
  • Fronting Interstate 30 
  • Close proximity to connectivity to I-49 and future I-69
  • Within the NAFTA Trading Corridor
  • Access to four highways
  • One-day service to Port of Shreveport via rail
  • Texarkana Regional Airport proximity 

This location sits at a national crossroads that gives manufacturing and distribution companies an unrivaled competitive advantage. 

Build Quickly on Certified Manufacturing Site Near Texarkana

“Come here. Build quickly.” - that’s the message the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas want spread throughout the site selection community. “As a state, it’s easier to develop here because we don’t like red tape. Plus, we have certified sites that have gone through the process of becoming ready for development. This means that the infrastructure is in place to build quickly and, in many cases, that infrastructure is supported by an electric cooperative who is offering electricity at a highly affordable rate,” said Lowery. 

Businesses who are looking for a large manufacturing site that is ready to build on, should contact J.D. Lowery for more information on the 1,350-acre certified site in Texarkana. You can also view more information here.