Prairie View Industrial Center

Located just east of I-35 and north of four-lane U.S. Highway 30. Served by the Union Pacific Railroad. Allows immediate access to Iowa State University.

Located in Ames, Iowa


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Large certified site
730 acres 
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Educated workforce
Near Iowa State University
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Rail connected
Connected to Union Pacific 
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Highway and interstate access
Adjacent to U.S. Highway 30
and Interstate 35
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Airport access
Des Moines International Airport
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Enhanced power options
Energy solutions tailored
to fit your needs

Site Details

County Road E41 (Lincoln Highway)
Ames, Iowa 50010

Available acres: 730
Topography: Flat
Zoning: Agriculture
Site certification: Quest Site Solutions
Adjacent available acres: 0
Setting: Industrial center
Within city limits: Yes


Sale price: $35,000 per acre


Nearest interstate: Interstate 35 (western boundary of the site)
Nearest four-lane highway: U.S. Highway 30 (southern boundary of the site)
Nearest commercial airport: Des Moines International Airport (39 miles)
Rail served: Yes – Union Pacific


Electric: Alliant Energy
– Primary voltage: 12.5kV
– Capacity: 30 MW
– Voltage of nearest transmission lines: 69kV and 161kV
– Looped: Yes
Gas: Alliant Energy
– Main: 10 inches
– Pressure: 10″ 420 psi and 10″ 120 psi
Sewer distribution: City of Ames
– Peak capacity at plant per day: 8.6 million gallons
– BOD lbs per day: 12,430 lbs per day
– TSS lbs per day: 11,560 lbs per day
Water distribution: City of Ames
– Peak capacity at plant per day: 15 million gallons
– Pressure: 50-55 psi
Telecommunications: 1 Gbps fiber optic line at site

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Locating in Ames

Centrally and conveniently located in the heart of the Midwest, Iowa, Ames is known for its healthy, stable economy, flourishing cultural environment and the world renowned Iowa State University.

Ames is an attractive location for new businesses to locate. It is also an ideal spot for existing businesses to expand. World class companies including 3M, Barilla, BASF, Boehringer Ingelheim, Danfoss, Syngenta and many others are located in Ames. The community’s commitment to excellence is strong and contagious.

Ames is located just 30 miles north of Des Moines – the largest city in Iowa. It has a combined statistical area (CSA) of over 795,000. Iowa State University hosts 36,000 students alone with a record enrollment of 9,000 within the engineering field.
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