Helgerson Flats Industrial Center
Helgerson Flats Industrial Center is a 64-plus acre site located two miles from four-lane U.S. Highways 63 and 149. The site offers development-ready topography with only 30 feet of elevation. The land is priced competitively to sell at $12,700 per acre.
Ottumwa has a high-quality workforce where 76% of workers have credentials beyond high school. Over 30% of Ottumwa’s workforce is employed in production. Ottumwa is conveniently positioned to draw workers from an eight-county area. Residents of Ottumwa enjoy an excellent quality of life with 690 acres of park and green space along with over 20 miles of trails.
Available acres: 64
Zoning: Heavy industrial
Site certification: Yes
Adjacent available acres: 18
Setting: Agricultural land
Within city limits: No
Nearest interstate: Interstate 80 (58 miles)
Nearest four-lane highway: U.S. Highway 149 (1 mile)
Nearest commercial airport: Des Moines International Airport (93 miles)
Rail served: No
Electric: Alliant Energy
– 2.5 MV capacity (new substation under development)
Gas: MidAmerican Energy
– 10,000 MCF/month
– 14 MCF/hour
Sewer distribution: Ottumwa Water & Hydro
– 0.725 MGD capacity
– 0.692 MGD excess capacity
Water distribution: Ottumwa Water & Hydro
– 2.54 MGD capacity
– 1.01 MGD excess capacity
Telecommunications: Local service providers
Locating in Ottumwa
Ottumwans enjoy a robust public transit system, fiber optic broadband, safe bridges, active rail lines, and connections to both state and national highways such as U.S. 34, U.S. 63, IA 149, and the Des Moines to Burlington Expressway. Ottumwa is also within an hour’s drive from the Avenue of the Saints (St. Louis to St. Paul corridor).
As home to the likes of JBS Pork, Keurig/Dr. Pepper, Plastipak, John Deere, Cargill Corn Milling, Ajinomoto and the Iowa Bioprocessing Center (a 1600 acre, $1.5 billion agricultural complex nearby), the area is an ideal location for growth and prosperity.