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Sussex Megasite

This publicly-owned site represents one of the few available megasites on the East Coast. With more than 1,000 acres, the Sussex Megasite represents a unique opportunity for major industrial facilities needing to draw from a labor force of more than one million. The site is conveniently located at proximity to I-95, I-295, I-85, and Route 460. It is also well positioned to access rail, seaport and airport infrastructure, guaranteeing rapid and efficient shipments of merchandise.

Location: 5056 Beef Steak Rd, Sussex, 23890

Zoning: Industrial

Best Uses: Advanced Manufacturing (e.g. aerospace), Food Manufacturing, and Warehousing

Features:

  • Flexible land configurations with 1,130 acres owned by Sussex County
  • 30-60 day timeline to prep site for construction as build-to-suit partners already mobilized
  • Access workforce from both the Richmond-Petersburg and Hampton Roads metropolitan areas
  • On-site wastewater plant offers opportunity for reclaimed water to enhance capacity and reduce utility costs
  • On-site electric substation
  • Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative’s open-access fiber network provides robust, reliable Internet infrastructure for data-heavy sites
  • Port of Virginia access via one-hour truck drive or on-site double-stack rail
  • Less than one mile to Route 460 and ten miles to I-295

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