Decatur Commerce Park Ranked Ninth in the Nation for Top Industrial Parks in Business Facilities Magazine
Decatur, Illinois – Decatur, Illinois’ Commerce Park was recently ranked ninth in the nation in Business Facilities 16th Annual 2020 Metro Rankings Report for Top Industrial Parks.
For the first time ever, Business Facilities magazine ranked the nation’s leading industrial parks. The magazine states that size, turn-key logistics, and infrastructure were key factors in their Industrial Parks ranking.
“Commerce Park has all the right tools to help a business flourish in Decatur, Illinois,” said Jaime Weiss, president of Weiss Realty Co. and owner of Commerce Park. “Whether it be the strong, local workforce, unique transportation opportunities, access to the foreign trade zone or the cost savings associated with the Decatur-Macon County Enterprise Zone, this 147-acre industrial park invites businesses to take advantage of everything Decatur has to offer while allowing them to stay connected and get farther faster.”
“As an industrial park of this size, Commerce Park services massive markets and is able to access more than 99 million people for same-day delivery,” said Nicole Bateman, president of the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur-Macon County. “With rail on site, intermodal ramp across the street and room for a facility up to one-million square feet, it’s easy to see why Commerce Park was recognized as ninth in the nation. It provides rich economic development opportunities for Decatur.”
For more information on the 2020 Metro Rankings Report and Business Facilities, visit BusinessFacilities.com. For more information on Commerce Park, click here.
About the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur and Macon County
The Economic Development Corporation of Decatur & Macon County is a nonprofit public-private partnership responsible for non-retail business attraction, expansion and retention efforts in Decatur & Macon County. Composed of a combination of leading private sector employers, labor, educational institutions and a variety of governmental bodies, the EDC is uniquely positioned to address the needs of Macon County’s existing business and employer base along with prospective businesses looking to locate in and around the Decatur, Illinois area. The EDC works with local, state and federal partners to provide economic, technical and training assistance to businesses in the Macon County area.