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Auburn - Yoder site - SB - GIS Aerial.jpg
Contact Information
Anton King, Executive Director DeKalb County Economic Development Partnership, Inc.
4483 County Road 19 - Suite C
Auburn , IN , 46706
Phone:(260) 927-1180
Fax:(260) 927-1185
Site Information
  • Bldg. Name: Auburn - Yoder Property
  • Street Address: 5077 County Road 29
  • City: Auburn
  • State: IN
  • Zone: I-2 - Heavy Industrial or Low Intensity Industrial - Industrial: Heavy Mfg


Certified Shovel Ready Site:  59.22 acre greenfield property, Auburn,  DeKalb County, Indiana at 5077 County Road 29.  Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), zoned I-2, Heavy Industrial 
  • 59.22 acre greenfield property, 5077 CR 29,  Auburn, DeKalb County, Indiana
  • Divisible
  • Site is well buffered; road frontage access to site
  • CSX dual line runs along the northern border of property
  • Located within 3 miles to two interchanges to I-69, exits 326 and 329; 18 miles to I-469 and 30 miles to the Indiana Toll Road
  • Minutes to Ohio, Michigan
  • Utility providers are adjacent to site with full capacity to serve the site
  • Fiber optic infrastructure - includes internet and telephone service
  • SmartGRID technology implementation for electric utility rates*
  • Fire, police, EMT and Hazmat facility are less than 2.5 miles from site
  • Phase one environmental, geo-technical studies are complete.
  • A purchase option is complete to expedite the sale of the this property.
  • DeKalb County has a regional ILS airport with a 5,000 ft. runway, an AMTRAK passenger train station (7.3 miles from site) and a UPS distribution center
  • Several higher educational institutions are within 30 minutes 

Major Auburn employers are:  Artistic Carton, Auburn Gear, C & A Tool, Cooper Standard Automotive, Foley Pattern, FXI, Inc., Guardian Industries, Messenger Corporation, Metal Technologies, Rieke Packaging and Tower Automotive 

Several major DeKalb County employers include:  Ashley Industrial Molding, Family Dollar Distribution Center, Group Dekko Corporate Headquarters, Nucor, Steel Dynamics, Therma-Tru, TI Automotive and Walmart Distribution Center

*Source: *  

General Information
Sales Price Per Acre: $20,000 - $20,000
Foreign Trade Zone: true
Detailed Utility Information
Electric Service Provider: City of Auburn
Amps: 600
Gas Service Provider: NIPSCO
Natural Gas Pressure (PSI): 25
Natural Gas Line (Inches): 4
Water Service Provider: City of Auburn
Water Main Size (Inches): 16
Sewer Service Provider: City of Auburn
Sewer Main Size (Inches): 18
Internet Service Provider: Auburn Essential Services (AES)
Detailed Transportation Information
Nearest Interstate Highway: I-69
Distance To Nearest Interstate Highway (Miles): 3
Nearest Non Interstate Highway: SR-8
Distance To Nearest Non Interstate Highway (Miles): 5
Nearest Major Airport: Fort Wayne International Airport
Distance To Major Airport (Miles): 30
Nearest Regional Airport: DeKalb County Airport
Distance To Regional Airport (Miles): 5
Airport Runway Length (Feet): 5000
Rail Service Provider CSX
Rail Spur: no
Detailed Site Information
Shovel Ready: yes
Industrial, Commercial, or Office Park: no
Total Acres: 59.22
Available Acreage: 59.22
Site Is Divisible: yes
Smallest Divisible Acreage: 3
Flood Plain: no