Beech Road South District

General Site & Real Estate Information
Site Name & Address
Business Park Name:
New Albany International Business Park
Site / Area Name:
Beech Road South Corridor
New Albany
Franklin and Licking
Postal Code:
General Site Information
Available Acres:
2.5 – 80
Asking Price Per Acre:
Price varies by site size and location.
General Site Configuration/Shape:
Sites are generally rectangular; The New Albany Company owns the sites as well as surrounding expansion ground. Most sites can be sized to fit the needs of the end user.
Topography of the Site:
The sites are generally flat with a minimal slope. A uniform level site would be achieved by performing typical grading activities on-site of cut and fill.
Additional Acreage Available:
As the master developer for the business park, The New Albany Company has the ability to increase the size of the site to fit the customer’s end use.
Soil Conditions:
Topsoil cover underlain by natural clay-based soils containing random sand and/or gravel layers and lenses. Clay based soils suitable for conventional construction and a burying capacity of 3,000 psf.
Current Use of the Site:
Agricultural; Open Space; Data Center; Fulfillment Center; Bio-pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Existing Structures and Status:
None. Site is ready for development.
Site Ownership and Current Conditions
Identify Current Property Owner:
The New Albany Company (NACO) owns the proposed sites. NACO’s master planned community encompasses over 10,000 acres, of which over 5,000 acres make up the New Albany International Business Park.
Title for Site Readily Transferable:
Owner Contact:
Dick Roggenkamp
Director of Real Estate
The New Albany Company
8000 Walton Parkway, Suite 120
New Albany, OH 43054
Zoning & Encumbrances
Current Zoning:
The site includes parcels that have been incorporated into the city and zoned Limited General Employment (L-GE). The zoning allows for Class A office, information technology, production & clean manufacturing, research & production.
Height Restrictions:
The current height limitation per the zoning text is between 65 and 85 feet, based on the location within the district.
Use Restrictions:
There are no restrictions at or near the site.   The property is a part of a 5,000 acre master-planned Business Park development specifically designed for production, manufacturing and distribution facilities. The Business Park is divided into several economic clusters to maximize the utility of each site and to encourage business growth and development: research & technology, medical, corporate office and manufacturing.
Surrounding Land Uses:
Data Center, Fulfillment Center, and Bio-Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Future Land Use Plans for Site:
High Tech Production; Corporate HQ; Data Centers/Mission Critical Facilities; Supporting service/retail/mixed use.
CC&Rs in Place for the Site:
Property will be subject to the Covenants, Conditions, Restrictions and Easements of the New Albany Business Park (CCR’s). The CCR’s provide for certain design review procedures and landscaping and fencing requirements along public road frontages within the Business Park. Portions of this development area are also subject to additional CCR’s (Smith’s Mill CCR’s) to provide for the maintenance of shared private drives and regional detention ponds. Copies of the CCR’s will be provided upon request.
Rights Not Held by Property Owner (i.e. mineral rights, water rights etc.):
The property owner holds all rights to the property.
Site Access
Road Access to the Site:
The primary access to the site is Beech Road – a north/south arterial connecting directly to the Beech Road/State Route 161 Interchange. Additionally, access to the site is provided by Ganton Parkway.
Construction Access to the Site:
Nearest 4-lane or Interstate Highway:
State Route 161 Expressway – .25 miles I-270 – 8.5 Miles I-70 – 13.6 Miles
Nearest Commercial Airport:
John Glenn Columbus International Airport: 8.5 miles
Rickenbacker International Airport: 19 miles Newark
Heath Port Authority: 15.5
Access to Rail:
35 miles to Norfolk Southern Rickenbacker Intermodal facility
Access to Cargo Service:
Rickenbacker International Airport: 19 miles
Emergency Preparedness
Distance to Hospital:
Mt. Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital – 1.5 miles Mt. Carmel East – 11 miles
Distance to Fire Station:
Plain Township Fire – 2.9 Miles Johnstown Monroe Fire – 1 Mile West Licking Fire – 7 miles
Distance to Police Station:
New Albany Police Department – 2 miles
Service currently available at the site:
Service is currently available at the site.
Name of current or potential service providers:
AEP Ohio The Energy Cooperative
Distance to nearest distribution line(s):
AEP Ohio: AEP Ohio has 34.5kV distribution facilities in the area.
Is electric service redundant:
AEP Ohio: Dual Feed – Fully Redundant is possible, please contact AEP Ohio with additional questions.
Distance to nearest transmission line(s):
AEP Ohio: AEP Ohio has transmission facilities in the area along Ganton Parkway.
Voltage of nearest transmission line(s):
EP Ohio: AEP Ohio has 138kV and 345kV transmission facilities in the Beech Road South District.
Name of substation serving property and distance:
Jug Street Station is the primary substation serving the Beech Road South District.
Available electric capacity at the property (MW):
AEP Ohio: Distribution and transmission level service is available in this area. Because capacity can change, please contact AEP Ohio with site specific questions.
Future planned capacity/infrastructure expansions:
AEP Ohio: AEP Ohio’s future plans for the area are not available at this time.
Availability of customer choice:
AEP Ohio: Ohio is an electric choice state. Customers of Ohio’s investor-owned utilities, including AEP Ohio, have the opportunity to choose their generation service provider from a number of Competitive Retail Electric Service (CRES) providers approved by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). Transmission and distribution service remain regulated and are provided by AEP Ohio and its affiliated companies within the AEP Ohio service territory. AEP Ohio customers in all rate classes have the opportunity to purchase their electric generation from any of the PUCO-approved CRES providers.
Natural Gas
Service currently available at the site:
Service is located at the site.
Name of current or potential service providers:
Columbia Gas of Ohio The Energy Cooperative
Size & Pressure of the nearest line:
Service available from either Columbia Gas lines from the northwest (4″ line / 500 MCF/day / 10-55 PSI) or Energy Cooperative lines from southeast (4″ line / 10 MCF/day / 40-60 PSI)
Future planned capacity/infrastructure expansions:
Columbia Gas and The Energy Cooperative have the ability to expand service/capacity to meet user’s needs.
Name of water provider:
City of New Albany via City of Columbus
Description of the water service (size of the lines, distance to the property and total capacity):
Water service is provided to the site from a 36″/ 30” water main located along Beech Road. The 30” water main connects to a 16” water main along Ganton Parkway to serve the Worthington Road corridor. Water service is provided by way of an existing booster station located in the City of New Albany that has a capacity of 16 MGD. This booster station is supplied from a regional booster station and storage depot that is operated by the City of Columbus which has 10.0 MGD of storage and a total pumping capacity of 49.0 MGD (34,000 gpm). Additionally, an existing 2 MG elevated water storage tank is located within 1.5 miles of the subject district, which further supports the operation of this pressure district
Excess capacity of line serving the property:
50% of the district’s capacity is currently being utilized.
Future planned capacity/infrastructure expansions:
Future improvements may be required based on development.
Water Treatment Plant
Name of water treatment plant serving the property
Hap Cremean Water Plant (HCWP)
Owner/Operator of water treatment plant:
City of Columbus
Distance to the property:
7.5 miles
Total permitted capacity (mgd):
Average utilization (mgd):
Peak utilization (mgd):
Excess capacity (mgd):
Known encumbrances / requests for additional capacity to the water system capacity:
Planned upgrades to the water system, including the schedule and the source of funding source for the project.
Currently undergoing a $33M upgrade to rehabilitate deteriorated concrete structures within and adjacent to the existing settling/flocculation basin area at the Hap Cremean Water Plant. The project will be funded through WSRLA loans and is expected to begin Q4 of 2021 and complete by November 2025.
Name of wastewater provider
The City of New Albany via City of Columbus.
Size of nearest line(s) & Distance
Sanitary sewer service is provided to this corridor by way of approximately 24,000’ of 48” and 42” gravity sanitary sewer. A 24” main extend to serve the south east region of the site and a 30” main extends to serve the northeast area of the site. Additional 30” sewer is currently under construction to serve the corridor along Worthington Road. The western half of the Beech Road South Corridor can tie directly into the 48” and 42” sewer running along the county line.
Type of line serving the property (gravity or force main)
Gravity Sewer
If force main, excess capacity of nearest pump station serving the property (mgd)
Total capacity of the line(s) serving the property (mgd):
The 48” gravity sanitary sewer (0.27% slope) has a total capacity of approximately 45 mgd.
Excess capacity of the line(s) serving the property (mgd):
Assuming the entire tributary area to the 48” gravity sewer is built out and contributing sanitary flow, approximately 7 mgd of capacity remains. Currently, only half of the tributary has is in reach to contribute to the 48” sewer. The extending 24” and 30” subtrunks have a remaining capacity 4 mgd each (assuming both of their tributary areas are fully built out).
Future planned capacity/infrastructure expansions:
A 30” extension of the Worthington Road Subtrunk is currently under construction, from Beech Road to Ganton Parkway. An additional extension of this subtrunk from Ganton Parkway to the South Fork Licking River has been designed with no current construction timeline.
Wastewater Treatment Plant
Name of wastewater treatment plant serving the property:
Columbus Southerly WWTP
Owner/Operator of wastewater treatment plant:
City of Columbus
Distance to the property:
22 miles
Total permitted capacity (mgd):
115 (440 wet weather capacity)
Allocated capacity (mgd) (if applicable)
Average utilization (mgd):
Excess capacity (mgd):
Known encumbrances / requests for additional capacity to the wastewater system capacity:
Identify any planned upgrades to the wastewater system, including the schedule and the source of funding source for the project.
Name of telecommunication provider(s)
New Albany Net in partnership with AEP and Atlantic Broadband.
Description of telecommunications infrastructure
The 96-strand, carrier neutral fiber network is built for high speed data communications and to reach customers economically throughout the New Albany Business Park. Additional redundancy/path options are available.
Services available
Point to Point and multi-point Ethernet (10Mb-1Gb and 10Gb),Wavelength Services (2.5Gb and 10Gb), Dedicated Internet, MPLS, Managed Services, Voice SIP Trunking, TDM Services (DS1 through OC192)
Fiber available at the property? If yes, aerial or underground?
Yes, fiber is available.  All of the infrastructure in New Albany is underground. Diverse options are available as well.
Dark fiber available at the property?
Environmental Studies
Phase I Environmental Report:
Complete; no further action required.
Wetlands Delineation:
Completed; New Albany Company is responsible for obtaining any necessary wetland permits and providing mitigation credits at pooled mitigation sites.
Endangered Species:
Completed; Potential protected bat study has been completed and clearing permit issued. Tree clearing limited to period from 10/1 to 3/31 of each year. Sites have been mostly cleared.
Completed; no further action.
Geotechnical Assessment:
User will be responsible for performing development-specific geotechnical studies.
Hazards on site:
Real Property Effective Tax Rate (per Assessed Valuation):
Franklin County – 86.587961
Licking County – 72.622989
Personal Property Tax Rate:
No Personal Property Tax in Ohio
Income Tax Rate:
Sales Tax Rate:
“Franklin County – 7.5% Licking County – 7.25% “