Fast Speed-to-Market for Your Business: Discover the Lawrence County Megasite
9 Jun 2022
In Northeast Arkansas, the Lawrence County megasite is creating opportunities for companies to build quickly and get their operations up and running in months, rather than years. Arkansas is known for being a pro-business state that is easy to operate in. Fast permitting times, affordable land prices, a ready workforce and low taxes are just some of the reasons businesses are choosing to operate in Arkansas.
Development-ready Site in Northeast Arkansas
Companies like Walmart have proven that Arkansas is an excellent place to headquarter, manufacture and distribute products from. Now, the Lawrence County magasite is making it easier to choose Arkansas and get operational quickly. The site has 2,4000 developable acres that are nearly 100% clear and precision leveled. This megasite is subdividable, creating opportunities for companies of all sizes to grow here.
Site Infrastructure: Lawrence County Megasite
- Water is accessible through the City of Hoxie. In addition the site has 14 irrigation wells capable of producing hundreds of thousands of gallons of groundwater daily.
- Electricity is provided by Craighead Electric Cooperative with distribution lines that are 14.4kV primary voltage.
- Natural gas is provided by Centerpoint Energy.
- Fiber-optic and phone service is provided by AT&T.
- 3 Phase Line borders the property to the west and a single phase line borders it to the east.
The Nation is Accessible from Lawrence County, Arkansas
The Lawrence County megasite borders Hwy 167/67. In the future, this will be Interstate 57 frontage.
The growing city of Jonesboro and their airport is a short 40 minutes drive from the site. Plus, the site is ideally positioned to reach Little Rock and Memphis in under two hours.
Within a 500 mile radius are the cities of St. Louis, Louisville, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Dallas, New Orleans, Montgomery, Jackson, Atlanta and everywhere in between!
In addition, the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern rail interchange system is located 5.5 miles from the site in Hoxie.
For air transportation, the Walnut Ridge Airport is 14 miles north and Jonesboro Municipal is 32 miles from the site.
Northeast Arkansas Has a Strong Workforce & Customizable Workforce Training Programs
Workforce training is provided by Black River Technical College (BRTC). Companies can work with BRTC to have training programs tailored to their specific needs, such as including training on key pieces of equipment or processes that are necessary for plant operations. BRTC has received awards from the Department of Defense and the Governor of Arkansas. Their workforce training and career readiness programs include training for existing employees, customized corporate training, management and leadership training, upskilling and certifications.
Bring Your Business to Lawrence County, Arkansas
For more information on the Lawrence County megasite please contact Graycen Bigger, Executive Director, at 870-335-7409 or J.D. Lowery at JD.Lowery@aecc.com.