building sites Available

With several industrial sites offering numerous amenities, financial incentives and a highly-trained work force, your business can “pick and choose” which location is right for your business and your long- and short-term needs.

Avenue of the Saints Development Park
The Avenue of the Saints Development Park is a 75-acre site located at the juncture of the Avenue of the Saints four-lane thoroughfare and South Grand Avenue, Charles City, Iowa.  Location on the Avenue of the Saints renders it easily accessible to transportation and major cities.  It is situated within Charles City’s South Grand Tax Increment Financing District.

This industrial development site is state certified and shovel ready with all the title, documentation and environmental, historical and geotechnical studies completed.  Electrical, water and sewer utilities are on site, with natural gas and telecommunications in close proximity.

Iowa Economic Development Authority Certified Site

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Avenue of the Saints Development Park

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Southwest Development Park
  • Southwest Development Park is located on 11th Street and 215th Street, less than two miles from the Avenue of the Saints.
  • Approximately 120 acres subdivided into 21 lots averaging 5 acres each
  • Charles City streets, water and sewer
  • Access to Park via Eleventh Street with easy access to the four-lane freeway, “Avenue of the Saints”
  • Located within a joint City/County Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District
  • Near two of Charles City’s largest industrial companies – Zoetis and Cambrex Charles City, Inc.

Industrial park tenant listings

  • Custom Wood Products, Inc.
  • F & H Aluminum
  • Winnebago Industries, Inc.-
    Winnebago – Charles City Hardwoods
    Winnebago – Ultimate Facility
  • CDI, LLC
  • Mitas Tires North America, Inc.

The City of Charles City and the Charles City ADC are also willing to provide other specialized services to the park upon request. Learn more about this area here.

East Development Park
  • East Development Park is located on Highway 18 East.
  • Approximately 140 acres with 76 acres platted for light industrial or commercial
  • Charles City streets, water and sewer
  • Located within Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District
  • GDSJ Development Park
  • Lots 2, 3, 4, 5 and 36 and part of Lot 1 have been sold

Industrial park tenant listings

  • Machine Tool Engineering
  • Superior Lumber Inc.
  • TCI
  • Pro Cattle

Learn more about this area here.


Southgate is located on South Grand Avenue, Charles City, Iowa. It is immediately adjacent to the Avenue of the Saints (Iowa Highway 27/U.S. 218-18) at Exit 218.

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Other Available Sites

Brooklyn Industrial Park, Nashua, Iowa

Brooklyn Industrial Park is located in Nashua, Iowa. There are eight lots in this 6.4 acre site. This industrial park is one mile from the Avenue of the Saints (Iowa 27). The industrial park is located on Greenwood Avenue just east of the Nashua Fire Station.

Contact Butch Betsinger, City of Nashua Mayor for further information at 641-435-4156.  For further information on this site, click here.

Monroe Avenue, Floyd, Iowa

This parcel is waiting for new development.  18.5 acres m/l net acres located next to new and growing businesses along the Avenue of the Saints in Floyd, Iowa.  This site abuts the new Love’s Travel Stop and is across from the 218 Fuel Express just north of Highway 18/218.  The property is bordered by U. S. Highway to the west along with hard surface roads Pearl Street to the North and Packard Avenue to the east.  High elevation with visibility by more than 20,000 vehicles per day.

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For further information contact Veronica A. Litterer at Stewart Realty Company at 641-228-1111 or email  Website is

18th Street Commercial Development, Charles City, Iowa

28.11 buildable acres located 1/4 mile from Exit #218 from the Avenue of the Saints and directly off U.S. Highway 18/218.  Located across 18th Street from the Cedar Valley Transportation Center and adjacent to the South Grand Business Plaza, Sleep Inn and Kwik Star Convenience Store.  This property is suited for trucking firms, distribution centers and many other commercial and retail uses.  Signage from this premise can easily be seen from the 4-Lane Avenue of the Saints.

Learn more about this site here.

For further information contact Connie J. Parson at Parson REal Estate Co. at 641-228-6597 or email  Website is

Available Buildings

1300 Grove Street
Charles City, Iowa

1300 Grove Street offers a sizable warehousing and manufacturing facility which 120,000 square feet are suitable for refrigeration, in proximity to a number of significant metros. The single-story, 138,000-square-foot building, renovated 2021, and consists of four connected spaces with a galvanized Behlen roof design with a clear span design of 150 feet. For temperature control efficiency, the three main rooms are built below-grade 12′-14′. They have dimensions of 325′ x 150′, 200′ x 150′ and 266′ x 150′ with ceiling heights ranging from 22′-24′, the industrial space has previously been used for refrigerated cooler storage and has two loading docks and three drive-in doors. Attached by three pass-thru overhead doors is an 80′ x 200′ steel-framed shipping and receiving area which includes five loading docks and a drive-in door. New improvements include LED lighting, 60,000 square feet of 6″ polished concrete floors with 6″ under concrete insulation, 6″ 6″ concrete parking lot and driveways, a new Dry Class IV Sprinkler System, four 3″ insulated drive-in doors, three 3” insulated pass-thru doors, seven 3” insulated loading dock doors, new dock levelers, new shelters, new trailer lock systems and 17 new walk-in doors.

Learn more about this building here.

Contact Paul Rottinghaus (844) 215-1301

1101 5th Avenue

Charles City, Iowa

This building is located in an Opportunity Zone. Located on the east edge of Charles City on Highway 18. There is an easy quick access to Highway 218/Iowa 27 (Avenue of the Saints). This industrial building has the ability to be suitable for a variety of businesses. There is land and room for expansion on the north side of the building. The building sets on the southern part of the property. The Charles City Charley Western Trail is located adjacent the building and is great for the employee for exercise before or after the work day.

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For further information, contact Donna Pierce, New Age Realty. Cell phone: 641-330-3391 or email

312 North Main Street

Charles City, Iowa

Prime commercial space in downtown Charles City, Iowa.  A longtime Main Street business is relocating, opening up this first-time leasing opportunity in the heart of downtown across from Central Park.  The property offers over 5,100 sq ft of available main floor retail/office space.  Easy accessible with zero clearance entrance from Main Street and ramps to the east entrances.  The full basement includes storage and 3 baths and is also available to lease by main floor tenant(s).  Highly visible location.

Learn more about this building here.

For further information, please contact Veronica Litterer, Stewart Realty Company.  Telephone:  641-228-1111 or email

915 North Iowa Street

Charles City, Iowa

For Lease:  40 ’ x 100’ building located at 915 North Iowa Street, Charles City, Iowa.  4000 sq. ft, Clear Span, 14’ sidewalls, Overhead door 12′ x 14′, 6″ PCC flooring, 30,000 pounds rigging capacity.  Hanging heat – natural gas, Electric – 240 V, 3-phase, Lighted and insulated, Phone line to building, No water or restroom facilities.  Sufficient parking exists.  Lease is $1,500.00/month and leaser pays utilities.  Property taxes paid by owner.

For further information please contact Chuck Knecht, T & C Machines, at 641-228-1140.