Texas Crossroads Business Park


The Texas Crossroads Business Park is located in the City of Columbus midway between San Antonio (approx. 120 mi) and Houston (approx. 90 mi) at Hwy 71 S and Interstate Highway 10. The City of Columbus will participate fully with the Columbus Community and Industrial Development Corporation to assist with the placement of projects within Colorado County. The Texas Crossroads Business Park is wholly owned by the Columbus Community and Industrial Development Corporation. Texas Crossroads Business Park is situated along the west frontage of State Highway 71 with direct access. The Park is approximately one mile north of Interstate Highway 10 in Colorado County, Texas.

Texas Crossroads Business Park is presently home to Great Southern Wood Preserving, a lumber pressure treating facility with 3-acres under roof on a total of 40 acres. This company is an active user of the Park’s rail spur and road system.

Also, in 2011, KW International, an oil and gas fabricating company, acquired at total of 51.64 acres of land in the Texas Crossroads Business Park. They have plans to being construction of a new fabricating facility at the Park in 2012 with a planned completion in 2013.

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Business Park Highlights
  • Our fully developed business park is ready for immediate construction.
  • In-park water tower and 12-inch water mains are ready for large users and provide excellent fire protection.
  • In-park state-of-the art wastewater treatment plant.
  • City owned 4-inch (15#) gas utility lines are in-place and ready for service.
  • High capacity underground SBC telephone trunks are in-place and ready for activation.
  • Ample electrical service is available throughout the Park.
  • Access roads are all asphalt surfaced and complete with storm drainage and street lighting.
  • Public utilities are installed, including water, sewer, electric, telephone, and gas (all city services are available).
  • Excellent interstate highway access (Interstate 10 and Highway 71).
  • Railroad spur access on some tracts (Union Pacific RR).
  • Tracts available in various sizes ranging from ten (10) acres with level building sites.
  • Tracts outside the 100-year floodplain.
Site Characteristics

     Size: 10 to 100 acres
     Price: Subject to negotiation
     Prior Uses: Open ranch land
     Surrounding land uses: Industrial park/Ranch land/Rural homes
     Rail Service Provider: Union Pacific

Terms

     All terms of purchase or lease of land are fully negotiable.

Incentives
Incentives are potentially available (property tax, training, inventory tax exemption, etc.)

City of Columbus

  • Tax abatement
  • Assistance with land purchase
  • Assistance with job training
  • Other
Encroachments
  • Public roads on and/or adjacent to the site.
  • No pipelines easements.
  • Standard utility easements.
  • No cemeteries or gravesites.
Jurisdiction and Zoning
  • The Business Park is within the city limits of Columbus.
  • The Business Park is currently zoned Industrial District “I”

No height limit.
Zoning allows metal buildings.
Zoning does not require landscaping.

  • Zoning of surrounding tracts:

North: Industrial District “I”
South: Industrial District “I”
East: Industrial District “I”
West: Outside of city limits and zoning.

  • Some restrictive covenants of the business park apply.
  • No common area maintenance fees.
  • Covenants permit metal buildings.

     

After Engineering drawings are approved, barring complications, expect a general turnaround for permits to be within 10 days.

 

Building Fees
Site Access

     Distance to Interstate Highway 10: 1.5 miles
     Distance to State Highway 71: 0.0 miles (on frontage)
     Access for trucks: Excellent road surface to State Highway 71 (four lanes)
     Weight limit: 80,000 lbs. gross (88,000 lbs. with permit)

Airports
Local Airport:
     Robert R. Wells, Jr. Airport (66R) 6.5 miles from site.
     Runway Length: 3,800 x 60 feet MIRL

 

Nearest Commercial Airport:
     Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) 79 miles from site.
Trucking
  • Purolater
  • Texas & Pacific Motor Trucking
  • United Parcel Service
Fire and Police Providers

Fire Protection provided by Columbus Volunteer Fire Department

  • Distance: 3.5 miles to station
  • ISO Rating: 5

     

Police Protection provided by Columbus Police Department
  • Distance: 3.5 miles to station
Drainage/Flood Control/Environmental
  • Site is in Flood Zone X, outside 500-year floodplain (community number 480145).
  • No obvious or known wetlands, endangered species or historic sites.
Water
Service provided by the City of Columbus.
  • Available at site property line.
  • Main Size: 15-inch
  • Connection fees negotiable
Sanitary Sewer
Service provided by the City of Columbus
  • Available at site property line.
  • No lift station required.
  • Connection fees negotiable.
Electricity
  • Distribution feeder available at site property line.
  • Cost of Extension to be determined.
  • AEP is distributor; CPL is one of several providers
Natural Gas
Service provided by the City of Columbus
  • Available at site property line.
  • Main Size: 4-inch
Telephone & Internet
  • Southwestern Bell Telephone; Also High-speed Wireless Available
  • Trunks available at site property line

 

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