Business Incubator


Busininess Incubator: Don Gass       618-932-3262

The West Frankfort Business Incubator, recognized as one of the Illinois’s better business incubators, is located in the West Frankfort Industrial Park. The incubator is located on 16 acres and has over 185,000 square feet of floor space. The Incubator is conveniently located just one half (1/2) mile from access to I-57 and Illinois Hwy 149. The building has truck docks with good loading and off loading capabilities with overhead doors and outside covered areas.  The building is divided into suites that can be used individually or combined to make larger areas, based on availability. Asphalted parking areas are available to incubator clients.  Individual business utilities are available, as well as 3-phase electrical service in some areas.

 

 

Facts

·         Located on a 16 acre site with secure fencing encompassing entire complex

·         185,000 square ft. facility encompassing several businesses including offices, a heavy manufacturing, bakery, photography shop, custom machine shop (with export business), cars wash, industrial parts warehouse, and a Vitamin Catalog sales facility. Suites are normally available for lease to suit most client needs.

·         6,500 sq. ft. refrigerated storage area approved for food handling (H.A.S.A.D)

·         4 semi loading docks.

·         12 Overhead Doors  (10ft. to 16ft)

·         Concrete, curb, and gutter streets to the facility

·         Paved employee parking areas.

·         Complete utilities: water, sewer, gas, & single & 3-phase electricity


Location

·         1/2 mile from Interstate I-57

·         Close to rail access, ten (10) miles from air service. 

 Lease Cost

·         $2.00 per sq. ft. per year. Leases normally accepted for one (1) year or longer.

·         Price negotiable based on job creation

·         Office space at facility $6.00 per sq. ft. per year.

 

Contact for Lease Information

 

·         Don R. Gass, Manager West Frankfort Business Incubator

 

·         2853 Ken Gray Blvd., West Frankfort, Illinois 62896

 

·         Fax: (618) 937-2512

 

·         Email Address:   businessincubator@westfrankfort-il.gov