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“BLAEDC was critical in assisting with our site section. They are the reason Lexington Manufacturing is in Brainerd.”

— Bob Dimke, President/CEO, Lexington Manufacturing

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Brainerd, Baxter, Pequot Lakes Industrial Parks

There are three public industrial parks in the Brainerd Lakes Area, offering exceptional building options for businesses considering a move or expansion in this area. The Baxter Industrial Park, Brainerd Industrial Park and the Pequot Lakes Industrial Park all have excellent access to the main transportation arteries. With the infrastructure in place and supportive municipal offices that expedite the permitting process, businesses can break ground in a timely manner and get their operation rolling quickly.

City-Owned Industrial Parks with Available Land
   Brainerd  Baxter  Pequot Lakes
  City Website City Website City Website
  City Ordinances  City Ordinances City Ordinances
Topography Level Level Level
Zoned Light Industrial  Industrial - Office  Light Industrial 
Water   
  Source Wells  Wells Artesian Aquifer 
  Storage Cap. 3,400,000 gal  2,400,000 gal  250,000 gal
  Pumping Cap. 8,850 gal/minute  2,500 gal/mn  300 gal/min
  Ave. Demand 1,391,000 gal/day 1,000,000 gal/day  95,000 gal/day
Wastewater   
  Treat. Type Sequencing Batch Reactors  Sequencing Batch
Reactors
Aerated ponds with spray irrigation
  Plant Cap. 3,130,000 gal/day  2,000,000 gal/day  122,000 gal/day
  Ave. Demand 2,400,000 gal/day  500,000 gal/day  58,000 gal/day
  Peak Demand  6,000,000 gal/day  718,000 gal/day  73,000 gal/day
 Natural Gas   
  Line size  3 inch  3 inch  6 inch
Electricity   
  Primary    
  Voltage  
  Available
 4,160V - 34.5KV  7,200 V  7,200 V
Transportation
  Road load  10 tons  10 tons  10 tons
  Load in park  10 tons  10 tons  10 tons
Source: BLAEDC Research, November, 2013
  
 


By The Numbers

In Crow Wing County, 12%, or about 10,000 acres, of land is zoned for commercial and industrial uses. This includes public and private industrial park land as well as regions that are proposed for industrial parks or industrial areas within the county.

City-Owned Industrial Parks

Brainerd — 236 acres
Baxter — 211 acres
Crosslake — 79 acres
Pequot Lakes — 75 acres
Ironton — 37 acres

All of the industrial parks in Crow Wing County are a quarter mile or less from State Highway 371, the main north-south highway through Central Minnesota.