Breaking Ground: More About Baldwin County’s 8 AdvantageSites

Posted by Tanner Jones on Oct 5, 2016 3:33:02 PM

For businesses looking to build or expand their operations, one of the most important considerations is choosing the right location. Is the region conducive to economic growth? Is the site readily accessible and equipped with utilities? When considering these questions during your next site selection process, know that Baldwin County is home to prime, developable land with our eight certified EDPA AdvantageSites—the most in the state of Alabama—and we’ve done the due diligence for you.

Vetted by representatives from the Alabama Department of Commerce, Alagasco, Alabama Power Co., the North Alabama Industrial Development Association, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative and the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, these sites have all been through rigorous application reviews and on-site visits to earn their AdvantageSite designations. In addition to developable land, these sites feature a variety of amenities, including rail access, highway access, proximity to airports and industry, and utilities.  


1. Baldwin EMC Site
    Bay Minette

Located on State Highway 59 in Bay Minette, the Baldwin EMC Site has 50 available acres ready to be developed. Equipped with natural gas, water, sewer, electric and telecommunications, this site is ready to sustain new business in any industry.



2. Fairhope Airport Industrial Park

With 75 available acres and close proximity to the H L Sonny Callahan Airport, the Fairhope Airport Industrial Park is a prime choice for businesses in the aerospace and aviation industries looking to take off in Baldwin County.fairhope_airport_park.jpg


3. Foley Beach Express Industrial Park

The Foley Beach Express Industrial Park features 190 acres adjacent to the Foley Beach Express, a four-lane expressway connecting to Interstate 10. Close to the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach beaches, 28 championship golf courses, the Tanger Outlets, and the South Baldwin Regional Medical Center, one of the main draws of this site is its prime location and accessibility.



4. GS Business & Aviation Park
      Gulf Shores

With just over 78 acres and direct access to Jack Edwards National Airport, the Gulf Shores Business & Aviation Park is zoned for light industry, providing another great option for aerospace and aviation development. Interested parties may combine lots on this site to meet their current or future expansion needs.



5. Loxley Commerce Center

The Loxley Commerce Center offers 151 available acres of developable land that has already been purposed for industrial use. This site is centrally located within Baldwin County, less than one mile away from Highway 59 and less than three miles from Interstate 10, making this site an ideal location for many warehousing and distribution operations.



6. Loxley North Property

Located at the junction of Interstate 10 and Alabama Highway 59, the Loxley North Property features 50+ acres of land, all utilities, and easy accessibility off of I-10. The Loxley North site is ideal for warehousing and distribution operations wanting to locate along the I-10 corridor.



7. Segers Site

The Segers Site offers 40 acres of available land in Fairhope, near the airport. Located on the same property as Segers Aero Corporation, this site is perfect for innovative industries, especially aerospace and aviation.



8. South Alabama Mega Site
     Bay Minette

With the most available land of all eight AdvantageSites in Baldwin County, the South Alabama Mega Site has more than 3,000 acres of land, all utilities, and access to CSX rail service, as well as four highways. The site was also certified as a mega site by McCallum Sweeney Consulting and CSX. Learn more about the mega site certification process here.



As you can see, Baldwin County is packed with possibility for businesses looking to locate or expand in Alabama. Among these eight AdvantageSites, we have more than 3,600 acres of land ready to be developed—all well suited for a variety of industries, with all due diligence complete. For full specifications and costs on each of these sites and to see other available sites and properties, visit our properties page.


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