Santa Rosa Industrial Park East offers 112 project-ready acres certified through Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites Program. Parcels range from 2 to 112 acres. Discounts are available depending on capital investment, number of new jobs, and the average wage. The park is located off Highway 87 and Highway 90 with access from Jeff Ates Road.
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This 112-acre site features flat terrain consisting of troup loamy sand soil in a minimal flooding zone (Flood Zone C.) The site is zoned M2 - General Industrial and surrounded by land zoned Restricted Industrial, General Industrial and Agriculture. It’s also located within an Airport Zone and a Wellfield Protection Area. There are no bodies of water, creeks, or wetlands.
Access to the site is through four-lane Highway 87, with Interstate 10 less than one mile away, providing easy access to the entire northern Gulf Coast. Interstate 65 is less than an hour away for access Northward. Two-lane highways with controlled intersections provide access from the east and west, and north into Alabama.
The deep-water Port of Pensacola sits 25 miles away along the Gulf of Mexico and is Northwest Florida’s most diverse and business focused deep-water port. The port boasts a 33-foot channel depth with a 2-foot overdraft and a 1,600-foot turning basin radius.
The Pensacola International Airport provides six passenger, two charter, and two air cargo services within a 30-minute drive. It offers the convenience of two runways, with the longer one stretching 7,004 feet. Peter Prince Field sits just 2 miles away from the site and offers full-instrument-landing-capable general aviation airport services with a 3,700-foot runway a few minutes away.
12.47 KV electric service is available from Gulf Power, with a substation 2.5 miles away and lines running 200 feet from the site. The City of Milton has a two-inch (35 psi) natural gas line within 4,000 feet of the site.
The East Milton Water System provides a ten-inch water main line, located in the park’s right-of-way, pushing 40 psi on average. The line offers a 6.6 mgd permitted capacity, 1.9 allocated capacity with 4.4 mgd available. The are no encumbrances for adding capacity. The City of Milton’s on-site, eight-inch, gravity-fed wastewater line handles 435,000 gallons/day at capacity. The wastewater treatment plant serving the site permits a capacity of 2.5 mgd with a 1.96 mgd allocated capacity and 1.56 mgd average utilization.
The fire station has an ISO 5/9 fire insurance rating and a two-minute average response time to the site.
A skilled workforce is here and ready to get to work. The County labor force is over 74,000. The regional labor force is over 300,000. With over 34,000 military retirees in the 325 zip code area companies have access to one of the largest concentrations of military retirees in the nation. The number of military retirees grows by roughly 2,400 each year.