Helgerson Flats Industrial Center

Ottumwa, Iowa
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Certified site

Less risk and faster timelines

Competitively priced

$12,700 per acre

Development-ready topography

Only 30 feet of elevation

Highway access

Close to U.S. Highways 63 and 149

Access to workforce

Draw workers form an eight county area for a total pool of nearly 115,000

Indian Hills Community College

Degree programs in Advanced Technologies, Arts & Sciences, Health Occupations

Site overview

Helgerson Flats Industrial Center is a 77-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.

Site details

Available acres: 64
Topography: Flat
Zoning: Heavy industrial
Site certification: Quest Site Solutions
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

Helgerson Flats Industrial Center

Angle Road and 120th Avenue
Ottumwa, Iowa 52501
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Sale price: $12,700 per acre


Site information sheet (PDF)
Site map (PDF)

Get in touch

Mark Seckman
Senior Business Attraction Manager
(319) 786-4392

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.

Get in touch

Mark Seckman
Senior Business Attraction Manager
(319) 786-4392