Michigan Certified Business Parks

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Southwest Michigan Certified Business Parks

Ollie Hosier Industrial Park

Contact Information:

Regina Hoover
City Manager
City of Bangor
257 W. Monroe St.
Bangor, MI 49013
Phone: (269) 427-5831
Fax: (269) 427-7919

General Information:

Park Address: 257 W. Monroe St.

County: Van Buren

Size: 105 acres

Percent Developed: 70%

Percent Occupied: 70%

Price of Land per Acre: $1 - $1,000 depends on jobs/investment


Industrial Facilities Tax Exemptions

Nearest Expressway: I-94, I-96

Distance in Miles: I-94 – 11 miles, I-96 – 13 miles

Class A All-Weather Road: M-43

Distance in Miles: 11 miles

Airport: South Haven Regional Airport – 10 miles

Landing Strip / Helipad: Not within park.

Railroads: CSX Railroad adjacent to the right of way and easement recorded for future installation.

Highway: M-43 – 11 miles, Red Arrow Highway – 7 miles

Occupant Services:

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

Park Tenants:

  • Automated Solutions
  • Barber Packaging Co.
  • Crystal Flash Propane
  • Getman Corporation
  • Intercare Community
  • Marrone Bio - Innovations
  • Pure Michigan Growers
  • USA Quality Metal Finishing
  • Van Buren County Transit



Information About Park/Area:

Bangor Depot -- Thanks to a great amount of private investment from Ken Ratzlaff and his Beacon Specialized Living Services corporation, the Bangor Downtown Development Authority, and the State of Michigan CDBG and MDOT grants, the Bangor station has new life. This after a period of neglect that almost saw the building razed by its owner, CSX Transportation. Thanks to a seed grant, the City, State grants and private investment the building is no longer an eyesore but rather has become a centerpiece of the City’s revitalization.

History -- The City of Bangor was first a part of Bangor Township. Then it became the Village of Bangor and then later the City of Bangor. Mr. Charles U. Cross, one of the earliest settlers, came to Bangor from Madison County, New York in 1835. Within a year, he built a sawmill on the Black River. His first home was built on the site that is now West Michigan Savings Bank. Others joined him as the lands offered good farming and the river made lumbering easy. In 1853, the Van Buren County Board of Supervisors voted to organize the township and give it the name of Marion. The name was so unpopular, it was changed to Bangor only three days later. There are a few theories about why this change was made, but the most likely is that it was suggested by a member of the board who was originally from Bangor, Maine. Bangor became a village on March 21, 1877 and remained a village for 91 years until February 5, 1968, when it became a City.

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