Rock Creek Development Park


 

Gateway to Growth and Revitalization in Southern West Virginia

In January 2016, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced plans to develop the largest mixed-use development project in West Virginia history. The site offers the opportunity to foster residential, commercial, industrial, recreational and educational development in southern West Virginia.  The State of West Virginia is actively promoting available property for industrial development.


 

Strategic Location

  • Located in Boone and Lincoln Counties near the border of Logan County in the heart of Southern West Virginia
  • Within 25 miles of major interstate corridors (I-77, I-79, and I-64)
  • Prime location adjacent to U.S. Route 119, a major north/south corridor
  • Less than 30 miles from the Capital City of Charleston and a regional airport

 

 
 

 

Site Specifics

  • Approximately 12,000 acres of flat, developable land
  • Size of the city of Huntington; larger than Morgantown, Wheeling and Parkersburg
  • Laborshed of more than 400,000 workers, many of whom are highly skilled and displaced
  • On-site rail service by CSX
  • Large available power grid and natural gas lines in place
  • The West Virginia Economic Development Authority will oversee property development

 
 

State’s Strong Commitment to Next Steps

The Rock Creek Development Park project is a significant undertaking, but the State of West Virginia is committed to bringing this vision to fruition. Next step plans for development include:
 

  • Completion of a 2.6 mile access road to US 119
  • Extension of existing utilities including water, sewer, and fiber  lines
  • Ongoing master planning of the development park 
 
 

Become a Partner

The Rock Creek Development Park project represents vast potential to bring about economic restructuring in the southern region of West Virginia, a region that has been affected by the downturn of the coal industry. This project holds great potential for both the region and investors as we chart a brighter course for the Mountain State.  


 

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