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Production facility space sought by pet food company

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[May 14, 2014]  A pet food company is seeking a new Midwest site to manufacture its product: dry pet food. Capital investment is estimated at $50 million with the creation of 50-120 jobs. The project has been given the code name of Project Shadow. This is a Illinois statewide search.

Site Requirements

  • 25+ acres
  • Rail Access
  • Existing Warehouse, processing building and/or office structures of at least 200,000 sq feet.
  • Property that is FOR SALE. We are not interested in renting or leasing property
    Located in an Industrial Park or Commercial Area”

Utility specifications:

  • Electricity
    • Demand: 3,500 kw
    • Usage: 1,700,000 kWh per month
    • Hours of operations: 24/7
  • Natural Gas: 15,000 dekatherms per month
  • Water: 60,000 gallons per day
  • Wastewater: 40,000 gallons per day

Apologies for the quick turnaround, but for communities with a site meeting the criteria, please submit site information to by noon, Thursday, May 15, 2014. Responses should include asking price and photos of the facility – exterior and interior.

Please contact Bill Thomas per the email/phone information below if you know of a person or organization interested in this business opportunity.

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The mission of the Lincoln/Logan County Development Partnership is to work together to enhance the economic prosperity and quality of life in Logan County. The Partnership Board meets the last Monday of each month. For more information or if you have questions please contact:

Bill Thomas, LLCDP Interim Executive Director
217-732-8739 or 217-648-5077



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