90% of all companies seeking a new location are looking for an existing building to move into. Davie County has high quality class A building inventory in the right location. This is an advantage that every small community and every economic developer would love to have.
While some communities have taken public funds to compete with other developers, Davie County has taken the opposite approach of supporting private sector efforts and partnering with private developers rather than competing with them.
SouthPoint Business Park, located just north of Interstate 40 on US highway 601 is an example of this approach. Owned and developed by site-selection expert Joe Hollingsworth and the Hollingsworth Companies, SouthPoint provides Davie County with high-quality class A building inventory at all times.
According to Davie County Economic Development Commission President Terry Bralley, “Our partnership with The Hollingsworth Companies means that we have an inventory of available buildings and permitted lots for people who don’t have time to waste. Further, we are blessed with a developer like Joe Hollingsworth who is flexible enough to lease, sell, or provide equity capital for companies locating in our community.”
Home to logistics, warehousing & light manufacturing operations
Located just off of I-40 near its nexus with I-77, SouthPoint is a natural choice for logistics and includes major regional warehouses for Seneca Medical, Novant Health and Larson Manufacturing. The secret is that it has also become a superb location for light manufacturing. Workforce development efforts by the Davie Campus of Davidson County Community College, a strong work ethic rooted in an agricultural history, and people who would rather work close to home than drive into an urban area have all contributed to the high productivity that is part of the park’s success. Companies like Amarr Garage Doors, Metal Sales Corporation, Gesipa USA and Comfort-Bilt Windows and Doors now call Davie County home.
Move in today or build to suit from 50,000 to 500,000 square feet
The commitment to readiness is evidenced by Hollingsworth’s investment in a 108,480 square foot speculative building in the park. Standing nearly 40 feet tall with wide column spacing, it is complete with energy efficient lighting, ESFR fire protection, a laser-screeded industrial floor, landscaping and pavement. A substantial power, water, sewer, fiber, and natural gas infrastructure is available to suit most any industrial user. Additional acreage is available for build-to-suit projects from 50,000 to 500,000 square feet.
“We continue to be bullish on Davie County and have purchased additional land for future growth,” said Chip Sisk, Hollingsworth’s Industrial Real Estate Director. “This is a low cost, labor-rich community with a pro-business mindset on an interstate highway. And that’s a winning formula for business success.”
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