The Garmon Shell Building
This beautiful property is available now for lease or sale. It is appropriate for warehouse/distribution, industrial, light manufacturing, mixed-use, general, or medical uses.
This stand-alone building is on 8 acres of land, and has 80,000 sq. ft., with the ability to expand by an additional 20,000 sq. ft. Its ceilings are 32 ft. high with 42 ft. between beams.
The Shell Building is near to all major transit options in the area. It's just 1 mile from SR 49, 3.5 miles from US 30, 7 miles from I-90, and 11 miles from I-94. Porter County Regional Airport is just 4.5 miles away. Chicago's Midway International Airport is 60 miles away, and O'Hare International Airport is 80 miles away. There is easy access to Canadian National (CN), Norfolk Southern (NS), Genessee & Wyoming, and CSX Rail. It is just 15 miles from the Port of Indiana, Burns International Harbor.
Electric and natural gas are available on site, provided by NIPSCO. Sewer and water are available on site by Valparaiso City Utilities. Telecom and Internet connections are available on site by multiple providers. Municipal fiber optic (unlit) is also available.
Valparaiso has a strategically proactive business environment, and maintains ongoing relationships with local businesses. This property has a 10 Year tax abatement in place. Indiana maintains a AAA credit rating, with the 2nd lowest Worker's Compensation rate in the nation. Indiana is ranked by Forbes Magazine as #1 in the Midwest and #6 in the nation for the lowest cost to do business.
As the county seat, Valparaiso is located in the heart of Porter County, which has one of Indiana's fastest growing population rates. Ivy Tech Community College and the Porter County Career & Technical Center have a strong history of working with local employers, structuring classes to meet the specific needs of local employers.
Valparaiso University, a private liberal arts college, is nationally recognized for its College of Nursing and College of Engineering, offering a local talent pool of graduates and refresher courses for your employees.
Valparaiso is home to an award-winning downtown, with year-round community events that provide a thriving and vibrant place to call home.