Enka Commerce Park: Class-A Industrial Hub in Candler, North Carolina

Enka Commerce Park

Phase II of the Enka Commerce Park is set to redefine industrial excellence in the heart of Candler, North Carolina. This Class-A industrial development is under construction and Building I is set to deliver in Q2 2024. Offering a prime location, state-of-the-art features, and a vision that extends beyond the traditional industrial space, the Enka Commerce Park is poised to become a central hub for industrial users. Let’s explore the key features and advantages of Enka Commerce Park.

Location and Accessibility:

Enka Commerce Park, Building I is strategically situated at 261 Enka Heritage Parkway, Candler, NC 28715, at the intersection of I-26 and I-40. This prime location places it just ±1.0 mile from I-40 and ±3.5 miles from I-26, ensuring seamless connectivity to major transportation routes. The accessibility is a significant advantage for businesses seeking to expand their reach across Western North Carolina and the Southeast.

Facility Highlights:

  1. Phase II Expansion: Enka Commerce Park is an established industrial park in Candler. Phase II is set to introduce three Class-A industrial buildings, totaling an impressive ±585,360 SF. Building I alone will encompass ±136,080 SF, providing ample space for various industrial needs.
  2. Modern Building Specs: The facility is designed to meet the most demanding industrial requirements. Features include a ceiling clear height of 32', ESFR sprinkler system, LED lighting, and exterior tilt-up concrete panels. This modern design ensures that businesses can operate efficiently and safely.
  3. Infrastructure On-Site: Enka Commerce Park is equipped with essential utilities, including city water, sewage, large natural gas pipeline, and heavy power. Additionally, fiber connectivity is available, making it a hub for businesses that rely on robust data connections.
  4. Community-Centric Vision: Beyond industrial excellence, Enka Commerce Park is committed to fostering a sense of community. Plans for the Enka Heritage Trail, offering two miles of walking and nature trails, highlight the park's commitment to the well-being of employees and the surrounding community. At the heart of this planned development is the Bob Lewis Ballpark, a vibrant recreation and community engagement hub. Originating from a handshake agreement in 2007, the 100-acre gift from the ownership group has materialized into a state-of-the-art facility opening in July of 2018 and now serves as a space for youth baseball programs, and travel teams, as well as a gathering place for the entire community.

Market Insights:

Buncombe County's strategic location at the crossroads of I-40 and I-26 offers businesses easy access to key markets along the East Coast, with direct interstate connections to I-81, I-85, I-77, and I-95. Moreover, the nearby Port of Charleston, Port of Savannah, and Inland Port Greer can be efficiently utilized through direct interstate or rail connections.

Enka Commerce Park represents a remarkable opportunity for businesses seeking a Class-A industrial space in the vibrant Asheville market. Its prime location, modern amenities, and commitment to the community make it a standout choice for companies looking to thrive in the heart of North Carolina. As it continues to develop, this industrial hub is set to play a vital role in the growth and success of the region's businesses and communities.




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