NorthPoint Development of Kansas City, Mo., broke ground on a 300,000 square-foot building at the Kentucky Transpark this month. This project is expected to be complete by July, creating 75 new jobs and bringing $29 million in capital investment to South Central Kentucky.
NorthPoint Development is a real estate development, management and leasing firm focused on industrial, multi-family and senior living markets in the central United States. Founded in 2012, NorthPoint has become one of the most active and fastest growing industrial development firms in the country, raising $2.1 billion in capital investment and developing/managing over 29 million square feet of industrial space.
"NorthPoint is proud to invest in a great community like Bowling Green with a capital intensive project that will bring good paying jobs to the region," said NorthPoint Development Vice President of Development, Tim McElroy. "We take pride in delivering fast paced complex projects and have had a great welcome by the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce and the many governmental officials we have worked with to make this project a reality. Kentucky Transpark is an impressive project and we are glad to invest our capital in the area."
NorthPoint Development specializes in the following industrial services: site selection services, planning and due diligence, master planning, value engineering, development project management, transportation logistics, logistics, intermodal, rail solutions, refrigerator/freezer warehouses, automotive manufacturing, core distributions, local and state incentives and property management.
"NorthPoint's development in the Kentucky Transpark is part of a strategic supply chain project that will work to further strengthen Warren County's position as a pillar in the automotive and motorsports industries," said Chamber President and CEO Ron Bunch.
NorthPoint's industrial portfolio includes development in Ohio, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Tennessee, Indiana, Florida, Michigan and now, Kentucky. Some industrial clients include Amazon, UPS, Magna, General Motors, Kubota and Flexsteel.
"We are happy to announce that NorthPoint's first development in Kentucky is in Bowling Green," said Bowling Green Mayor Bruce Wilkerson. "On behalf of the city, I congratulate both NorthPoint and the Bowling Green Inter-modal Transporation Authority on another great project at the Transpark."
"Warren County is a great place to do business, and the Kentucky Transpark's success since Bowling Green Metalforming located in the park in 2003 is just the beginning," said Judge-Executive Mike Buchanon. "Our community's future is bright, and NorthPoint Development's work at the Transpark helps ensure the park's success."
This announcement is the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce's second economic development announcement in 2017 for a total of $35.4 million in capital investment and 154 new jobs.
For additional information about NorthPoint Development, visit www.beyondthecontract.com.
About the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce:
Incorporated in 1935, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2009 Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. As the fourth largest chamber in Kentucky, the Chamber serves as a premier business advocate for its more than 1,200 partners and is the driving force for economic development in South Central Kentucky. Its primary goals are to promote growth and success in the business community, reaching its small business partners and those in large industries alike. With leadership programs, governmental relations projects, educational initiatives and involvement opportunities, the Chamber aims to support the community and its neighbors in order to enhance the business climate and continue to grow the region. Learn more about South Central Kentucky's advantages at www.southcentralky.com.