Industrial Sites

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The City of St. James has a developed Industrial Park. The park is locted on the east side of St. James, just south of I-44. The 141.5 acre park has public infrastructure available which includes water, sewer, electricity and natural gas. The City offers incentives to industries that locate in the park based on job creation and retention.

 

There are several pieces of commercial property available for sale or lease in key areas of the community. Please contact the City of St. James for more information.


Topography: Land lies flat and a portion is currently wooded.

Property Owner: St. James Industrial Development Authority.

Easements: There are utility easements in areas throughout the industrial park.


Utility Infrastructure

Electricity
Line Size – 336 MCE Copper: This will be upgraded to handle load required by company.
Distance to Site – On-Site
Capacity – 31.1 Normal, 36.7 MVE Emergency
Provider – St. James Municipal Utilities

Natural Gas
Line Size – 8”
Distance to Site – On-Site
Capacity – Exceeds needs of company.
Provider – St. James Municipal Utilities


Water
Line Size – 8”
Distance to Site – On-Site
Capacity – Meets company requirements.
Provider – St. James Municipal Utilities


Sewer
Line Size – 24” VCP
Distance to Site – On-Site
Capacity – Meets company requirements
Provider – St. James Municipal Utilities

Rail Infrastructure: Burlington Northern runs through St. James and is located to the south of this property. This is a main line railroad and will make freight stops on demand.

Soil-bearing Capacity: 3,000 PSF or greater: Soil Survey Information and Map is Available Upon Request

Former Site Use: Agriculture Pastureland

Current Land Use and Zoning: The land is not zoned through city codes but does have covenants. A copy of the current covenants is available upon request.

Surrounding Land Use and Zoning: A copy of the current city zoning map is provided. The Industrial Park area is restricted by covenants and surrounding areas are zoned R-1 Residential.

 


Transportation Accessibility

Highways

U.S. Interstate 44
Distance – 1.3 miles
Road Type – 4-Lane Interstate
Quality – Good

State Highway 68
Distance – 1 mile
Road Type – 2-Lane Highway
Quality – Good

Route KK – Historic Highway 66
Distance – .2 miles
Road Type – 2-Lane Highway
Quality – Good

Commercial Airport: Rolla National Airport at VichyDistance – 13 miles north on State Hwy 68
Quality – Paved surface, lighted runway, private aircraft storage available, fuel available
Cargo Air Facilities: St. Louis Lambert International Airport
Distance – 90 miles northeast of St. James
Price Per Acre: $15,000 per acre with land offered at no cost to qualifying industries.



Financing Options

The City of St. James and the St. James Industrial Development Authority is willing to explore financing options, including Chapter 100 Industrial Development Bonds and Chapter 349 Industrial Development Bonding. These two methods of financing offer an alternative to manufacturers for financing of their facilities.

Other Incentives
The City of St. James would contribute the cost of necessary infrastructure including water, sewer, electrical, and natural gas – including all necessary meters – to the property site.

A portion to all of the desired land needed to support the company in the industrial park can be offered at no cost to the company based on qualifying factors – primarily job creation.