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Dayton Power & Light, West Central Ohio’s electric utility, has partnered with internationally-recognized site selection firm McCallum Sweeney Consulting to offer a rigid site certification program for available industrial development sites in West Central Ohio. Working together, we’ve provided a site certification program that lowers the risk, cost and timeline for industrial development by preparing prime industrial land in West Central Ohio to be ready for development.
Choosing a certified site gives you a leg up on the competition. These hand-picked, available shovel-ready sites are utility ready and primed for industrial development. Certified sites must meet a rigid set of minimum standards of quality to prove they are ready for development.
Among other criteria, certified site requirements include:
- Available developable acreage
- Minimum excess utility capacities
- Accessibility to major highways and interstates
These requirements help identify the industrial property with the most potential for attracting business and driving growth quickly.
After a site is identified, DP&L and McCallum Sweeney Consulting work with local economic development partners and property owners to make the sites even more attractive to business. We put in the extra investment to move the site even further along in the development process so there is less work for you.
For all certified sites, the five key due diligence studies already have been completed and any problems have been mitigated, minimizing the risk, cost and timeline site selectors take on when they choose where to locate.
- Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
- Wetlands Delineation
- Threatened and Endangered Species Report
- Archeological and Historical Investigation
- Geotechnical Assessment
This rigid site certification process takes the legwork and risk out of due diligence and speeds up your timeline, giving you a competitive advantage.
As the electric utility company for West Central Ohio since 1911, Dayton Power & Light is passionate about our community, seeing it thrive and helping it to grow. We share a common goal with the communities we serve - the promotion of a strong economy with quality jobs.
In partnership with local and regional economic development organizations throughout Ohio, DP&L has invested in programs and opportunities that help open the door for business and clear the way for economic growth throughout the region. Our role is to help align priorities, remove red tape and create a utility-friendly environment for businesses in the region.
DP&L is a subsidiary of The AES Corporation, a Fortune 200 global power company providing affordable, sustainable energy solutions to 17 countries through a diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities.
McCallum Sweeney Consulting knows site selection and certification.
Years of experience and expertise helping companies worldwide through the process of site selection and incentives negotiation has given McCallum Sweeney a critical advantage in site selection. DP&L has tapped into that knowledge of what companies require from development sites and has worked with McCallum Sweeney to offer a site certification program that prepares sites for industrial development.
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