Big Cedar Industrial Center
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
One of the largest in the Midwest, this 1,391-acre site provides an excellent multi-modal transportation infrastructure. Get direct access to the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Rail Co. (CRANDIC) line. Through the Iowa Interstate Railroad, CRANDIC connects to all Class I railroads.
Interstate 380, U.S. four-lane highways 151 and 30 and The Eastern Iowa Airport are less than five miles from the site. The airport is a designated Foreign Trade Zone, offering direct flights to 14 U.S. cities. Cedar Rapids’ strong manufacturing industry represents over 16% of the jobs in the area.
Available acres: 1,391
Topography: Gently sloping
Site certification: Certified Mega Site
Adjacent available acres: 582 (Cedar Rapids Land and Air
Setting: Industrial center
Within city limits: No
Nearest interstate: Interstate 380 (3.5 miles), Interstate 80 (20 minutes),
Interstate 35 (90 minutes)
Nearest four-lane highway: U.S. Highway 30 (1 mile)
Nearest commercial airport: The Eastern Iowa Airport (2 miles)
Rail served: Yes – CRANDIC, connecting to all Class I railroads
Electric: Alliant Energy
– Primary voltage: 161 kV on west border of site and 69 kV northern boundary of site
– Looped: Yes – substations are on the NW corner of site and eastern boundary. The Beverly Substation can be expanded to 345 kV and the Morgan Valley 345 kV Breaker Station is planned for future growth.
Gas: MidAmerican Energy
– Pressure: 12” 720 psi; 6” and 3” 60 psi
Sewer distribution: City of Cedar Rapids
– Peak capacity at plant per day: 36 million gallons
– BOD lbs per day: 131,500 lbs per day
– TSS lbs per day: 34,100 lbs per day
Water distribution: City of Cedar Rapids
– Peak capacity at plant per day: 7 million gallons
– Pressure: 60 psi
Telecommunications: Redundant fiber, active Ethernet and dark fiber – multiple providers
Locating in Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids is the largest corn-processing city in the world and one of the leading manufacturing regions in the country. U.S. News and World Report ranks Iowa the #1 state to live in. Find an educated workforce with some of the highest high school graduation rates in the country.
Cedar Rapids is home to almost 300 different manufacturing plants and two dozen Fortune 500 companies, including International Paper, KraftHeinz, Collins Aerospace, General Mills, Cargill, Ingredion, Quaker Oats, Archer Daniels Midland.