Michigan Certified Business Parks

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Mid-Michigan Certified Business Parks

St. Louis Woodside Industrial Centre

Contact Information:

Kasey Zehner
Project Manager
Greater Gratiot Development, Inc.
136 S. Main St.
Ithaca, MI 48847
Phone: (989)-875-2083
Fax: (989) 875-2990
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www.gratiot.org, www.stlouismi.com

General Information:

Park Address: Woodside Dr. / Business Route US-127 (S. Main St.) in St. Louis, MI

County: Gratiot

Size: 74 acres

Percent Developed: 100%

Percent Occupied: 71%

Price of Land per Acre: $1 for first acre, $6,000 for additional acres (negotiable dependent upon job creation or investment)


Industrial Development District

Foreign Trade Zone #275 Member (other programs may be applicable based on the project)

Nearest Expressway: US-127

Distance in Miles: 1

Class A All-Weather Road: BR-127

Distance in Miles: 0

Airport: Gratiot Community Airport: 9 miles; MBS International: 35 miles; Capital City Airport: 53 miles

Landing Strip / Helipad: Not within park.

Railroads: Mid-Michigan Railroad

Highway: US-127: 1 mile; I-75: 38 miles; M-46: 1 mile; M-57: 16 miles

Occupant Services:

  • Gas Station(s) - 1 mile
  • Bank(s) – 1 mile
  • Restaurant(s) – 1 mile
  • Licensed Day-Care(s) – 1 mile

Park Tenants:

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Aerial View of SLWIC


Information About Park/Area:

Middle of the Mitten:  Located in the center of the state, St. Louis, Michigan is the “Geographic Center of the Lower Peninsula.”  Its geographic location provides many advantages to business; it is located on Michigan Highway 46 and is less than one mile from the US-127/M-46 interchange.  As the center point, St. Louis is a very convenient distance to major Michigan cities: Lansing, Saginaw, & Grand Rapids (approximately one hour) and Traverse City & Detroit (approximately 2 hours).  The community also offers direct access to Mid-Michigan Railroad Company, which runs from Alma, MI to Saginaw, MI.  St. Louis, Michigan in Gratiot County truly is in the middle of it all.

City of St. Louis: The City of St. Louis, Michigan has a population of 7,482 and is located in Gratiot County (population of 42,476).  Adjacent to the city are Pine River and Bethany Townships and the City of Alma, for a total urban population of approximately 20,000.  St. Louis is known for its historic past, and many historical buildings in the area have been preserved, including much of the downtown district.   Additionally, the center location of St. Louis is a huge advantage for many types of businesses.  Major manufacturers include Plasti-Paint, Apex Marine and Jer-Den Plastics.  The area is also a leading producer of dry beans, sugar beets, corn, wheat, poultry, pigs, cattle and dairy products.  The city offers many opportunities for entertainment and recreation including the Pine River, Hidden Oaks Golf Course, a public pool, library, paintball course, live music theatre and six city parks.  The town also hosts an Annual Blues Festival on the Fourth of July weekend.  St. Louis, Michigan truly has a lot to offer businesses, residents and visitors.

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