On March 31, 2009 McCallum Sweeney Consulting put its stamp of approval on the site as a certified Megasite. West Kentucky Megasite is one of only two certified sites in Kentucky and the only one 100% owned by a public authority. The rigorous review process by McCallum Sweeny included assessments of marketability, analysis of the property, and high standards for preparedness.
Located in the center of St. Louis, Memphis, Nashville and Louisville, West Kentucky Megasite provides unparalleled access to major metropolitan markets via comprehensive transportation systems including a multitude of public ports on four rivers, Interstates, Parkways, and five Class I rail carriers. Half a million people reside within a 60-mile radius of the West Kentucky Megasite including more than 65,000 workers in industrial-related occupations. Production skills in the region include chemical, metalworking, food processing, and assembly with employment levels exceeding national averages. More than 10,000 workers are in transportation-related fields.
In your search for an available, qualified workforce and well-located, large-acre industrial site, turn your attention to West Kentucky Megasite in Graves County, Kentucky. West Kentucky Megasite boasts 2,130 acres of property on U.S. 45 and ten miles from I-24. An 8-member industrial authority representing the 8 counties in the Purchase Area of Kentucky own and control 100% of the property. The rail access was a driving force in the location of the park as five Class I railroads serve the park.
Corporations having business income taxable both in Kentucky and elsewhere pay Kentucky income tax only on that portion of business income earned in Kentucky.
The West Kentucky Megasite aggressively recruits companies desiring to invest in the region and provide employment to citizens of Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois. We would be pleased to discuss a customized incentive package for your company's next relocation or expansion project.
To create more and higher quality jobs for Western Kentucky citizens and build an expanding economy to improve the quality of life for all people in our region.
PRP is served by two electric power companies, West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative (TVA) and Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation. These companies provide some of the lowest industrial power rates in the nation while maintaining a strong focus on the quality and reliability of their service.