The Lynchburg Region has 13 publicly-owned industrial parks totaling approximately 2,650 acres. The parks are located on major highways and are in close proximity to both I-64 and I-81. Many of the parks are rail served and all are located within a short drive of the Lynchburg Regional Airport.
Amelon Commerce Center has multiple sites available varying from 4.6 – 30 acres. Lot 6 is a 14-acre pad ready site that can accommodate a 108,000 square foot facility. The park is zoned M-1 for general industrial usage and is strategically located .25 miles from Highway 29 bypass. Existing utilities include county water and sewer, AEP power, and multiple choices for telecommunications. Current businesses in the park include manufacturing, warehousing/distribution, and professional services.
Town of Amherst
L. Barnes Brockman Sr. Industrial Park gives plenty of site options for new businesses. Lots range from 2 – 45 acres, all zoned for commercial and industrial use. Sites are cleared and feature public roads, street lights, municipal water & sewer, redundant fiber (Verizon “dark fiber” and Comcast fiber) and redundant electric (two 12,000 volt primary distribution substations). Brockman Park is an AEP Quality Site. The park is located .2 miles from U.S. 29, a four-lane highway, with easy access to I-64. Current businesses include manufacturing and healthcare.
Zane Snead Industrial Park
Zane Snead Industrial Park is located on the north side of the Town of Amherst. Current tenants of the park include: Glad-Clorox, Buffalo Air Handling, Hermle Black Forest Clocks, and Swissomation. The park is just off U.S. 29 providing convenient access to Charlottesville and I-64. There is one available lots in this park – an 18.62 acre site with rail access.
Appomattox Center for Business & Commerce is located in Appomattox County. The park is home to 185.6 available acres with the largest contiguous parcel being 82.9 acres. A graded 35-acre pad site with water, sewer, and access road is available. Lot 2 is pre-designed for 30,000 SF (expandable to 60,000). Mid-Atlantic Broadband “pop” is located within the park and redundant fiber is feasible. Redundant electric is feasible by two separate providers, CVEC and AEP. The park is located .5 miles from U.S. 460. Two distribution firms are currently located in the park.
Town of Appomattox
The former Thomasville Furniture Manufacturing facility is located in the Town of Appomattox. This 831,000 square foot facility is available for sale or lease. Space may be subdivided. The facility is conveniently located on U.S. 460. Power is provided by Dominion Power and water/sewer is provided by the Town of Appomattox. Click here for interior footage.
The New London Business and Technology Center is a 500-acre development (sites ranging from 8 – 48 acres) that combines modern day technology with environmentally friendly sites and walking trails. There are several graded lots available and the EDA is currently offering a 40,000 square-foot shell building on Lot 7 in the park to be sold to suit an advanced manufacturing or similar type business. Current tenants of the park include manufacturing as well as Liberty University’s Center for Engineering Research and Education. The park is located directly on U.S. 460 and offers easy access to I-81.
The Montvale Center for Commerce is made up of two distinct business parks, subdivided by U.S. 460. The commercial center is an 18.98 acre site that is commercially zoned. Across from the commercially zoned property is a 45-acre park designed for non- commercial business and industry. This property is bordered on the north by Norfolk-Southern Railroad, which allows for the possibility of rail siding. A graded lot is available and due diligence was completed on this park in 2020.
The Bedford Center for Business is a premier Gigapark located in the center of the Town of Bedford. It is convenient to the main highways of U.S. 221 and U.S. 460. The property is owned by the Bedford County Economic Development Authority and is fully served with public water, sewer, streetlights, and underground utilities. High speed broadband serves the park with a 400 Gigabyte-per-second backbone. Current tenants include light manufacturing and commercial businesses.
Seneca Commerce Park is located directly on U.S. Route 29 and 12 miles south of the Lynchburg Regional Airport. The park offers lots ranging from 5 – 60 acres with an additional 136 acres potentially available from an adjoining property. The park is served by AEP electric and the county provides water/sewer services. Zoning is heavy industrial manufacturing. Current tenants include a telecommunication provider, manufacturing, and a commercial trailer sales/service company.
Brookneal-Campbell County Industrial Park
The Brookneal-Campbell County Industrial Park offers 22 acres in Brookneal with direct access to U.S. 501. The property is 25 miles south of the Lynchburg Regional Airport and provides 18 available acres for build to suit. The property is located near a large paper products manufacturing operation and would be ideal for a supplier.
Town of Altavista
The Dearing Ford Business & Industrial Park is owned by the Town of Altavista. The park offers a 18-acre tier five site per the Virginia Business Ready Sites Program (due diligence was completed in 2020). A Southside Electric Cooperative substation is approximately .25 miles away with 20 MW available capacity. The park is designated as a Mid-Atlantic Broadband GigaPark. GigaParks offer access to multiple telecom and optical service providers through Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative.
City of Lynchburg
Ivy Creek Innovation Park is operated by the Economic Development Authority of the City of Lynchburg. The park is zoned I-3 & RC for general industrial usage and is strategically located less than .5 miles from the 501 & 221 interchange. Existing utilities include city water and sewer, AEP power, Columbia Gas and multiple choices for telecommunications. Current businesses in the park include manufacturing, warehousing/distribution, and technology and professional services. Within the industrial park is Ivy Creek Park, a green oasis that includes the six-acre Clemmons Lake, multi-use trails, picnic and play areas. The park is currently home to 10 businesses, with room for expansion.