auburn -

west gateway plaza

20,000 SF divisible building available for lease, located at 1531-1549 West 7th St, Auburn, DeKalb County in a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)

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Anton King, Executive Director

(260) 927-1180

Smaltz Real Estate Management


Lease Price:$12.5 - $14.5

Lease Terms:Modified Net

Date Available:Thursday, 09 August 2018

  • New construction 

  • Less than 1 mile from Interstate 69

  • 89 paved parking spaces

  • 19,000 vehicles per day on State Road 8 and 34,000 vehicles per day on Interstate 69

  • Building is close to other commercial-retail stores as well as downtown Auburn.  

  • Centrally located and within minutes of Ft. Wayne, 80/90 toll road, Ohio and Michigan

  • DeKalb County has a regional ILS airport with a 5,000 ft. runway, an AMTRAK passenger train (approx. 7 miles from building) and a UPS distribution center

  • Several higher educational institutions are within 30 minutes

Auburn industry includes:  Artistic Carton, Auburn Gear, C & A Tool,  Cooper Standard Automotive, Foley Pattern, FXI, Inc., Guardian Industries, Messenger Corporation, Metal Technologies, Rieke Packaging and Tower Automotive

DeKalb County industry includes:
  Ashley Industrial Molding, Family Dollar Distribution Center, Group Dekko Corporate Headquarters, Nucor, Steel Dynamics, Therma-Tru, TI Automotive and Walmart Distribution Center

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Foreign Trade Zone:true


Electric Service Provider:City of Auburn

Gas Service Provider:NIPSCO

Water Service Provider:City of Auburn

Sewer Service Provider:City of Auburn


Nearest Interstate Highway:I-69

Distance To Nearest Interstate Highway (Miles):.3

Nearest Non Interstate Highway:US-6

Distance To Nearest Non Interstate Highway (Miles):5.6

Nearest Major Airport:Fort Wayne International Airport

Distance To Major Airport (Miles):35.7

Nearest Regional Airport:DeKalb County Airport

Distance To Regional Airport (Miles):6.1

Airport Runway Length (Feet):5000


Shovel Ready:no

Industrial, Commercial, or Office Park:no

Total Acres:3.48

Site Is Divisible:no

Flood Plain:no

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