Intersection of Industry

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La Porte County Office of Community & Economic Development

Tony Rodriguez, Director

trodriguez@laportecounty.org

Phone: 219.877.8830

Bailey McGrath, Community Development Specialist

bmcgrath@laportecounty.org

Matt Reardon
matt.reardon@mcrpartnersltd.com
219.741.9511

Kingsbury Industrial Park

The Intersection of Industry

  • Approximately 5 miles south of I-90, 10 miles south of I-94 and 55 minutes from downtown Chicago

  • Approximately 871 acres available for Heavy Industrial use

  • 3 Major rail lines run through the park (CSX, CN, and Southshore Freight)

  • 35 Miles to South Bend Airport

Winning Tax Incentives Available:

  • Tax Abatement

  • Tax Increment Financing

  • Reduced or Free Land

  • Employee Training Tax Credit

  • On-Site Electric Generation Partnership

Also available industrial area

  • Located adjacent to I-94 and State Road 39 N

  • 107 acres of land available

  • Norfolk Southern and South-shore rail serve the area

  • 25 miles to South Bend Airport

LOCATION OVERVIEW

Indiana is a global logistics leader and offers a strong competitive advantage when it comes to reaching North American markets.

Known as the “Crossroads of America,”
Indiana is home to the second-largest FedEx hub in the world and provides access to 80% of the U.S. and Canadian populations within a one day drive making it second in the nation in the number of people accessible within one day. With 14 Interstates, Indiana ranks second in the nation for highway
access.

  • Indiana has the fourth-lowest cost of living in the country
  • Indiana ranks first in the Midwest and sixth in the nation for “Best States for Business” (Chief Executive, May 2015)
  • Indiana ranks 10th in the country and best in the Midwest in the State Business Tax Climate (2015 Tax Foundation)
  • Indiana ranks 6th in infrastructure and global access and tied with Georgia and Texas for third, in Distribution/Supply Chain Hubs.
  • Home to the second-largest rail switching yard in the nation (Elkhart Rail Yard)
  • Indiana is home to 3 ports and ranks seventh in U.S. waterborne shipping and 15th in total foreign and domestic waterborne shipping
Taxes and Factors Indiana Illinois
Corporate Income Tax 6.0% 7.75%
State Appointment of Corporate Income Single Sales Factor Single Sales Factor
Individual Income Tax Rate 3.23% 3.75%
Local Average Individual Income Tax Rate 1.56% NONE
Local Average & Sales Tax Rate 7.0% 8.64%
Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate times State Wage Base $237.50 $447.12
Workers’ Compensation Premium Rate Index (Per $100 of Payroll) $1.05 $2.23
Mean Hourly Wage $21.21 $27.07
Cost of Living Index 99.1 112.1
Right to Work YES NO

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