Edwardsville’s strategic location, connectivity, and strong broadband service make it ideal for distribution centers, e-commerce fulfillment, and data centers.
The city sits at the nexus of Interstate Highways 55 and 270, and State Highway 255, a FOUR-lane interstate-grade highway – an enviable location offering unparalleled logistics and some of the lowest shipping costs in the country.
Just half an hour from St. Louis, Edwardsville enjoys easy access to two major airports that offer air cargo services. With these facilities so close, Edwardsville businesses enjoy access to markets throughout the United States and ports all along the Eastern Seaboard.
The Triple Crown Intermodal Facility in Edwardsville, and America’s Central Port on the Mississippi River are conveniently located. With these options, products moving through distribution centers in Edwardsville can reach more than half of the U.S. population and businesses within just two days.
In addition to great connectivity, Edwardsville has a number of large sites available that can accommodate heavy truck traffic and provide existing buildings with plenty of space to grow.
The Lakeview Commerce Center is a light industrial and logistics hub with more than 3.4 million square feet of buildings and 400 acres of space available for new and expanding operations.
Gateway Commerce Center, with companies like Proctor & Gamble and The Hershey Company, offers more than 11.3 million square feet in existing buildings and 2,300 acres ready for development and with high capacity, redundant electricity and strong broadband service in place. Internal roads at the park are designed to allow high-volume truck traffic without backups. And, with its location at the intersection of I-270 and I-255 and connections to Interstates 70, 44, 55, and 64, trucks can be on the highway in less than four minutes.
If you’re relocating or expanding your distribution operations or looking for a great place for a data center or other technology business, Lakeview and Gateway commerce centers are just two reasons why Edwardsville should be high on your list.
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