Research & Industrial Interplex
Central to economic development in the South
is a fully developed research and industrial interplex
located adjacent to Interstate Highway-20 east of
Vicksburg, 33 miles from the
, 29 miles from I-55 Highway, 45 miles from the Nissan
automotive plant, and 17 miles from the Port
Vicksburg. It is approximately halfway between
Atlanta, and halfway between
and New Orleans.
There is a total of 1,340 acres at the site, with 860
available for new development. On-site companies
include Mississippi Department of Transportation,
Magnolia Metal & Plastic, Tyson Foods, Vicksburg
Metal Products, and National Guard Readiness Center.
There is also a 64,000 s.f. available industrial
site is within a Foreign Trade Zone, Free Port
Warehousing and a U.S. Customs Port of Entry. Ceres is
located in Warren County 10 miles west of Vicksburg, a rail, highway, and waterway crossroads.
Vicksburg is one of the most rapidly developing industrial
cities in the South. Just minutes from the state’s
capital and four hours from the
Gulf of Mexico, Ceres is strategically located within a
transportation network with unparalleled
access to this important Middle South Market and the automotive
is adjacent to the Jackson Metropolitan Area, which
has an estimated population in excess of 534,000 and a
labor force of over 261,000 as of 2007. Along with
Nissan, large existing industries include Dover
Industries, Ergon Refining, Hydro Aluminum, Johnson
Controls, LeTourneau, Nucor Steel, Siemens,
International Paper and Vertex Aerospace.
strategic location of this park will center your goods and services in the
middle of the nation's fastest growing market area, which includes 76 major
metropolitan areas in the Sunbelt and Midwest region in the I-20.
are about 860 acres remaining in the industrial park. The land is
gently sloping, requiring a minimal amount of pre-construction site
work. The sale price per acre is negotiable, based on capitol
intensity and employment intensity of the prospective company. Large
and small tracts are available.
provides electrical power with large load capacity for heavy users. The
Warren County Port Authority provides sanitary sewer services with an
on-site lagoon. Center Point Energy Entex provides natural gas with a
4-inch main with static pressure of 200 psi. The Culkin Water District
provides water with a 12-inch main with static pressure of 125 psi. A
300,000-gallon and 500,000-gallon elevated storage tank service the
offers many transportation advantages. It is located adjacent to I-20,
which intersects with Interstate 55, allowing both north/south and east/west
access to markets. In addition, Ceres is located 4 miles from Highway
22, which provides an alternate route to Nissan.
Vicksburg-Warren County Port is located only 18 miles from the park and
provides access to the Mississippi River for
water transportation. The port is designated as a Foreign
Trade Zone and a U. S. Customs Port of Entry.
Jackson International Airport is located within 30 miles of the park.
The airport is designated as a Foreign Trade Zone.