Warehouse space close to a major shipping hub

Warehouse space for lease close to a major shipping hub

Warehouse space close to a major shipping hub

Economic Alliance Harrodsburg Kentucky is featuring 260,000+ sf of manufacturing and warehouse facility space for lease; located just off of highway 127 with convenient access to Bluegrass Parkway (considered an Interstate highway) and I-64, which offers direct proximity to Louisville International Airport. If your business is looking to relocate to Kentucky, our featured space is situated in a prime location that is perfect for industrial, manufacturing, and Warehouse space close to a major shipping hub – in fact, the largest fully automated package handling facility in the world, WorldPort.

The UPS WorldPort hub currently turns over 130 aircraft daily and is the largest capital project in the company’s history with 5,200,000 sf of space. The Louisville International Airport connects the region and is a major hub for connections throughout the mid-west and eastern coast. Export growth continues to strengthen in Kentucky, and there are many financial incentives that support growth and productivity.

Our Harrodsburg Kentucky facility featured space is perfect for manufacture, assembly, warehouse and distribution. With high docks with auto-levelers and grade level access, trucks can easily pass through and transport packages to and from the UPS WorldPort hub. UPS rapidly expanded its capacity to accommodate for an increase in package flow, and the facility’s design allows for further expansion to process up to a half million packages per hour, according to UPS WorldPort‘s Fact page. Harrodsburg Kentucky is a prime location for businesses to set-up a warehouse facility due to its robust transport and hub facilities.

The dynamic economy is a major reason behind the growth in warehouses and transportation in Harrodsburg Kentucky. According to a recent market update by Jones Lang LaSalle, industrial space offers a solid, long term investment opportunity. There is a healthy appetite for industrial space by institutional and private equity groups looking for long term net-lease and multi-tenant opportunities in productive locations that offer financial incentives to spur demand.

Increased capital flows and expansion in transport and logistics are compelling reasons to relocate to Harrodsburg Kentucky. Leasing a warehouse space close to the UPS WorldPort hub is a great decision if your business plans to focus on growth, capturing more cash flow to reinvest, and reducing upfront costs without the ongoing hassles of owning a full facility. There is more flexibility with leasing a space that will suit your specific needs and allow the freedom to grow and take advantage of area resources.

Sources for Warehouse space close to a major shipping hub:
Jones Lang La Salle US – Industrial Insight Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3kFeqVICpk

UPS WorldPort Facts: http://www.pressroom.ups.com/Fact+Sheets/UPS+Worldport+Facts

Manufacturing firms located in Mercer County Kentucky

Manufacturing firms located in Mercer County KentuckyManufacturing firms located in Mercer County Kentucky

The Harrodsburg-Mercer County Industrial Development Authority (HMCIDA) was created by local government to support existing industry in the community and to promote the area for new business investment.  Manufacturing firms located in Mercer County Kentucky

Harrodsburg, the county seat of Mercer County, is the home of 8,161 people within the city limits and 22,024 countywide. Located in central Kentucky’s Bluegrass region, Harrodsburg is at the center of a 14 county labor market area with a total population exceeding 673,381. Demographics and Economic Statistics Standardized and detailed statistics for Harrodsburg and Mercer County are maintained by Kentucky state government’s Cabinet for Economic Development. These statistics are available on Harrodsburg’s community profile at www.thinkkentucky.com

Local Economy – The largest employment sector of the Harrodsburg economy is manufacturing. Approximately 30% of workers employed in Mercer County are employed at one of the community’s manufacturing operations. Manufacturing firms located in Mercer County are:

Ayrshire Electronics Harrodsburg – CDR Manufacturing, Inc. 1025 Industry Road Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
859-733-5740 Craig Green, Vice President & General Manager
Established: 2000 Electronic manufacturing services including printed circuit board assemblies, final unit assembly and testing NAICS Codes: 334418, 335999 Employment: 83

Corning Incorporated – Display Technologies 680 East Office Street Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
859-734-3341 Charles Duffy, Plant Manager Established: 1952 AMLCD glass substrate – thin, durable, highly scratch resistant cover glass used in portable handheld electronic devices NAICS Codes: 327211 Employment: 420

Heritage Tobacco Group, LLC 745 Cane Run Harrodsburg, KY 40330
859-734-2822 Fred Edwards, General Manager Tobacco products NAICS Codes: unknown Employment: 20

Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. 955 Warwick Road Harrodsburg, KY 40330
859-734-9451 Kenny Nashimoto, Executive Vice President & COO Automobile electric and electronic components NAICS Codes: 493110, 335912, 336322 Employment: 814

Toyota Boshoku America 1120 Industry Road Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
859-734-6000 Brain Smith, Plant Manager Automotive plastics components & interior sub-assemblies NAICS: 326199, 336360 Employment: 95

Wausau Paper 1150 Industry Road Harrodsburg, KY 40330
859-734-0538 Matt Urmanski, Vice President Paper towels, toilet paper, facial tissue & sanitary paper products NAICS Codes: 322121, 322291 Employment: 500

In addition, Kentucky Utilities Company operates a major electric generation station employing 135 people within Mercer County.