Rowan’s Most Competitive and Desirable Business Locations
Rowan County offers office, industrial and land choices in master-planned business parks or in urban and green field settings. Rowan County has all classes of office and industrial properties, plus land in infill and outlying locations.
A selection of premier real estate options are listed below. For a full listing of available properties, visit the Property Search page here.
The Rowan EDC staff can produce a customized real estate package compiling data and figures from our real-time database and inside knowledge of available properties as part of a comprehensive site selection proposal. For more information on the sites and buildings listed or other growth opportunities in Rowan County, contact Scott Shelton, Vice President of Operations, at 704.637.5526 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located in the Town of Cleveland in West Rowan County, the Brown site offers 120 acres and is located 10 miles from Interstate 77, 12.5 miles from Interstate 40 and 15 miles from Interstate 85, with frontage along US 70. All major utilities are available.
Cleveland is known for it’s picturesque landscapes and charming lifestyle. Cleveland is strategically located within close proximity to two cities and two of the largest municipalities in North Carolina’s Piedmont region. 3.5 million people live within a 50-mile radius of Cleveland.
The community offer access to the amenities of the city: restaurants, shops, and theaters, with the charm of small-town living, abundant acreage for equestrian and cattle ranches, and active outdoor actives such as hunting or fishing, hiking or biking.
The Brown site is located across from a Daimler Truck North America facility where brands such as Freightliner and Western Star Class-8 trucks are manufactured. It offers an ideal location for automotive suppliers and other related businesses. A recent participant in the Duke Energy Site Readiness Program, the Brown Site is aggressively priced and additional acreage is available. For more information, click here for a video overview or here for a property brochure.
Long Ferry Road Site
Needing proximity to I-85? Rowan County’s Long Ferry Road Site offers 143 acres and is located on Long Ferry Road only 1 mile from exit 81 on I-85.
Water is available and the site is approximately 1 mile from the new sewer line supplying services to the the area. The Long Ferry Road Site is also less than a half mile from Chewy’s 700,000 square foot E-commerce center which will open in mid-2020.
With excellent transportation accessibility, this site is perfect for suppliers, warehousing and other related businesses. The site is located 10 miles from the Mid Carolina Regional Airport and within an hour drive of the Charlotte-Douglas International and Piedmont Triad International Airports. The Long Ferry Road Site is aggressively priced at $37,000 per acre.
For more information on the Long Ferry Road Site or other growth opportunities in Rowan County, contact Scott Shelton, Vice President, at 704.637.5526 or email@example.com.
Lambe West Site
Need a rail-served site? The Lambe West Site is 100 acres, located directly adjacent to I-85 and Norfolk Southern’s Rail line. Water, sewer, natural gas and power are available, plentiful and affordable. Less than 2 miles from Interstate 85 (Exit 81 – Long Ferry Road), Lambe West is aggressively priced with available sites starting at $14,000 per acre.
Granite Industrial Park Shell Building (Granite I)
Granite Quarry, NC
Completed in mid-2018, the Granite I spec building is available for sale or lease. Located in Rowan County’s newest industrial park, this 150,000 SF single floor building offers 28-foot clear height and 50’ x 50’ column spacing. Up to 28 dock positions can also be accommodated. An additional 100,000 SF spec building will soon follow Granite I.
East Spencer, NC
The Rusher Site, located near East Spencer, is over 80 acres of prime land ready for light industrial, service, commercial or mixed-use development. Adjacent to Interstate 85, just off of Andrews Street at exit 79, the Rusher Site offers excellent interstate visibility and access and is also within 35 miles of Interstate 40 & 77.
A former Duke Site Readiness Program participant, the Rusher Site has generally a flat topography and is available for sale at $40,000 per acre. Property located less than 9 miles from the Rowan County Airport and within an hour’s drive of both the Charlotte-Douglas International and Piedmont Triad International airports.
Salisbury Business Center
One of Downtown Salisbury’s newest buildings, the Salisbury Business Center (SBC) offers key-person space, individual offices and office suites. In addition, the SBC has two state-of-the-art meeting rooms for rent: the 14-seat Main St. Conference Room and the 76-seat Salisbury Auditorium. Both are available for training, seminars, or other private or public speaking events.
The Peeler Site offers a premium site of over 330 acres of industrial land, visible from Interstate 85 and ready for your project. The Peeler Site is ideally positioned with the interstate on its western border, the Norfolk-Southern railway on its eastern border and two interstate exits to its north (Exit 71 – Peeler Road) and south (Exit 70 – Webb Road).
Extensive due diligence work has been completed on the Peeler Site and all major utilities are available. It’s a North Carolina Certified Site with excellent topography and convenient access to both Interstate 40 & Interstate 77. Less than 3 miles from the Mid-Carolina Airport, the Peeler Site is also less than an hour’s drive from both the Charlotte-Douglas International and Piedmont Triad International airports.
Mid-South Industrial Park
The Mid-South Industrial Park is an exceptional building in both size and the level of supporting infrastructure in place. It offers over one million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space. The building features 30-foot ceilings, rail provided by Norfolk Southern, a 2.3 MGD wastewater treatment plant and 97 mw electric availability from a Duke Energy substation on site. The space can be utilized by a single tenant or divided for multi-tenant use.
The owner of the property is Forsite Development, Inc. a Charlotte, NC based real estate development firm focused exclusively on acquiring corporate surplus industrial real estate. Their conceptual plans for the site suggest an eco-friendly industrial park concept that provides enhanced environmental and economic performance through collaboration in managing environmental and resource issues, including energy, water, and materials.
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