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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: Garrett - Industrial Park North Property
  • Street Address: 1724 S R 8
  • City: Garrett
  • State: IN
  • Zone: I-G - General Industrial - Industrial


  • 20 acre greenfield property, 1724 State Road 8,  Garrett, DeKalb County
  • Site is located in a designated Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) and Tax Increment Finance area (TIF)
  • Site is well buffered
  • Fiber optic infrastructure - includes internet and telephone services
  • Utility providers are adjacent to property with capacities to service the site
  • Located off of State Road 8 in an industrial park within 2 miles of Interstate 69
  • Centrally located and within minutes to the 80/90 toll road, Ohio and Michigan
  • CSX operates a rail switching yard and terminal in Garrett - east-west line runs through Garrett*
  • Norfolk Southern operates a north-south rail line in eastern DeKalb County, 10 miles east of Garrett*
  • Diamond interchange at CSX and Norfolk Southern crossing allows for rail access in all directions*
  • DeKalb County has a regional ILS airport with a 5,000 ft. runway (approx. 7.4 miles of site), an AMTRAK passenger train station and a UPS distribution center
  • City of Garrett fire - police and City of Auburn fire department(s) are 2 miles from site; DeKalb County EMS is 2.5 miles from site
  • Several higher educational institutions are within 30 minutes


Garrett industry includes:  Adventure Homes. Alpha 3 Manufacturing, Centurion Industries, E-Collar Technologies, Electric Motors & Specialties, Group Dekko Corporate Headquarters, Harsko Industrial IKG, Mossburg Industries, Prince Manufacturing, TFC Canopy, Tri- State Bolt and Walmart Distribution Center 

DeKalb County industry includes:  Ashley Industrial Molding, Cooper Standard Automotive, Family Dollar Distribution Center, Metal Technologies, Nucor, Steel Dynamics, Therma-Tru and TI Automotive

General Information
Sales Price Per Acre: $50,000 - $50,000
Foreign Trade Zone: true
Economic Revitalization Zone: true
Tax Increment Financing Area: true
Detailed Utility Information
Electric Service Provider: City of Garrett
Gas Service Provider: NIPSCO
Natural Gas Pressure (PSI): 20
Natural Gas Line (Inches): 4
Water Service Provider: City of Garrett
Water Main Size (Inches): 12
Distance To Water (Miles):
Sewer Service Provider: City of Garrett
Sewer Main Size (Inches): 15
Internet Service Provider: Indiana Data Center, Verizon
Detailed Transportation Information
Nearest Interstate Highway: I-69
Distance To Nearest Interstate Highway (Miles): 2
Nearest Non Interstate Highway: SR-8
Distance To Nearest Non Interstate Highway (Miles): .01
Nearest Major Airport: Fort Wayne International Airport
Distance To Major Airport (Miles): 33.8
Nearest Regional Airport: DeKalb County Airport
Distance To Regional Airport (Miles): 7.4
Airport Runway Length (Feet): 5000
Rail Service Provider CSX
Rail Spur: no
Detailed Site Information
Shovel Ready: yes
Industrial, Commercial, or Office Park: yes
Total Acres: 20
Available Acreage: 20
Site Is Divisible: yes
Flood Plain: no