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Logan County site certified Build-Ready

16-acre industrial site located in Russellville

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 4, 2016) — A 16-acre industrial site in Russellville has been certified as Build-Ready, offering companies a streamlined process to rapidly locate, build and begin operations, Gov. Matt Bevin said today.

build ready“I am pleased to announce Russellville now offers a Build-Ready site for a large-scale employer to locate and get its facility open swiftly,” Bevin said. “Logan County is a great place to work and live. This new certification cuts months off the pre-construction process for potential companies and represents a great economic opportunity for the community.”

Located in the Shelton Industrial Park, the site includes a pad for a 100,000-s.f. building. Electric, water, sewer and roadway extend to the site edge and the necessary permits, studies and renderings have been completed and filed.

“Build-Ready certification allows construction to start almost immediately,” said Erik Dunnigan, acting secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, which administers the program. “We know our corporate partners want a quick turnaround. Build-Ready gives our communities a leg up when competing with other states for jobs and investments.”

Build-Ready means a site includes a pad 50,000-s.f. or greater, expandable to 100,000-s.f. or more, utilities extended to an edge of the site, and the necessary permits and studies are in place including water, building, phase-1 environmental, archeological, historical and geotechnical.

The applicant—usually a city, county or economic-development group—must also provide preliminary design work, a total-cost projection, construction timeframes and a rendering of a potential building for the site.

At less than two years old, the Build-Ready program has certified seven locations across the state including the new Logan County site. Efforts toward certification continue on more than a half-dozen other sites.

Kentucky’s other Build-Ready sites include tracts in the Highland Glen Industrial Park in Barren County, the Bluegrass Crossings Regional Business Centre in Ohio County, the 4 Star Regional Industrial Park in Henderson, the Hickory Industrial Park in Graves County, and in Bowling Green’s Kentucky Transpark.

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