Infrastructure

Utilities: Abundant, Reliable and Affordable

At a time when businesses seek every competitive advantage to fuel growth, New Albany, Ohio offers abundant, reliable and affordable sources of power and water. Billions of dollars in infrastructure investment have enabled the city and utility systems to easily accommodate growth.

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American Electric Power

  • 765,000-volt transmission system, country’s largest, located in New Albany
  • Triple feed electric capabilities
  • Redundant power systems
  • More than 500 MW capacity
  • 345 kV and 138 kV enhancements available

Columbia Gas of Ohio

  • Columbus Gas is the largest natural gas utility in the state
  • One of six energy distribution companies of NiSource, Inc.
  • Offers rebates for energy audits, facility improvements and small commercial construction
  • Serves 1.4 million customers in 61 counties

The Energy Cooperative

  • The Energy Cooperative is an electric, natural gas and propane cooperative serving more than 65,500 members in the central Ohio area
  • Provides electric and natural gas services to businesses in the New Albany International Business Park

New Albany Water

  • 3 water booster stations
  • 2 water storage tanks
  • 1 gray water system
Telecommunications: Secure, Robust and High Speed

New Albany offers one of the most robust and affordable fiber optic networks in the country. Developed through a public private partnership with American Electric Power and Atlantic Broadband, New Albany Net offers reliable, high-speed connectivity at affordable rates. New Albany Net also connects companies to OARNet, a dedicated, high-speed fiber optic network that links to Ohio college and university research facilities.

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New Albany Net

  • Secure, fully redundant 96-strand, fiber network
  • Carrier neutral network; access to 200+ carriers
  • Speeds ranging up to 10Gbps
  • Three points of presence (POP)
  • MPLS-capable network offers cloud computing, data storage and collocated infrastructure hosted within secure data center
  • Secure, dedicated private circuits for guaranteed bandwidth needs
Transportation: One of the “Best Logistic Hotspots”

New Albany is well positioned to streamline logistics with efficient transportation within the business park and throughout central Ohio. The New Albany International Business Park offers four highway interchanges along seven miles of freeway. The park is 15 minutes to John Glenn Columbus International Airport, 40 minutes from Rickenbacker Inland Port, one of the world’s only cargo-dedicated airports, and located in Foreign Trade Zone #138. With two major rail providers offering coast-to-coast service, Inbound Logistics ranks Central Ohio as one of the country’s logistics hotspots.

Roads

  • Within one day’s drive of 46% of U.S. population
  • Four highway interchanges along seven miles of freeway
  • Eight major interstate and state highways in area
  • Wide variety of motor freight carriers
  • COTA express bus service
  • SmartRide free shuttle to/from businesses

Rail

  • Freight rail carriers Norfolk Southern and CSX offer double-stacked freight trains
  • CXS rail network serves all major Atlantic ports, including New York, New Jersey Baltimore and Wilmington, and connects to western markets via Chicago, St. Louis, Memphis and New Orleans
  • Norfolk Southern serves the Port of New York and Port of Norfolk as well as nearly all major metropolitan areas east of the Mississippi with gateways to the west via Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, Memphis, New Orleans and Dallas

Air

  • 15 minutes from John Glenn International Airport
  • 40 minutes from Rickenbacker International Airport’s cargo-dedicated service
  • North American International Freight Center
  • Foreign Trade Zone #138 ranks among top ten FTZs
  • Cargo carriers include Cathay Pacific, Cargolux, Emirates and Etihad