Name of Program:
  Kansas Large Site Inventory    Kansas

Contact:

 

Barbara Hake, CEcD

Mailing Address:
  1000 SW Jackson, Suite 100
    Topeka, KS 66612
Website:
  Think Big KS
Email:
  bhake@kansascommerce.com
Phone:
  913-345-8347
Fax:
  913-345-8548
   
   
Qualified site designation:
  Shovel-Ready
Geographic service area:
  State-wide
Year program created:
  2004
Number of properties/sites certified to date:
  8 (One has already been sold to a prospect)
Certifying Agency:
  Consultant
Industries or uses for certification:
  Sites can mainly be utilized for manufacturing, logistics/distribution, bioscience, research and development, alternative energy, or other industrial applications.
Criteria or site information required for certification:
 
  • Zoning
  • Compatible surrounding land use
  • Parcel shape and configuration
  • Size of parcel
  • Utility services available
    • Gas
    • Electric
    • Wastewater / sewer
    • Water
    • Telecom
  • Highway access
  • Airport service
  • Rail service
  • Environmental clearance
    • Wetlands
    • Floodplain
    • Contamination
    • Attainment
  • Other
    • All sites are 100+ acres and were reviewed by a major U.S. site consulting firm for the critical aspects of what would be required by a business considering that property for a site location. Communities submitting sites for consideration needed to have all site details above confirmed to be approved as a large “shovel ready” site in Kansas.

Time required by the property owner to satisfy the above criteria:
  None Specified
 
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