Food Forward Farm

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Food, Agriculture, Research & Manufacturing

The proposed food processing incubator/manufacturing facility, located on Yuba Street in downtown Muskegon, will offer food-grade industrial space with individual suites. Designed to offer flexible lease and space options for entities ranging from fast-growing start-ups to well-established companies in the food industry. This Brownfield Redevelopment Project is a collaboration with West Michigan Shoreline Food Processing Initiative. Download Brochure

Project Overview

  • Phase I – 40,000 – 50,000 sf
  • Phase II – Additional 20,000 – 30,000 sf
  • Phase III – Additional 40,000 sf (freezer storage)

Leasing Options

  • Processing Space $5.50 – $7.00 psf
  • Office Space $12.00 – $15.00 psf

This facility is ideally suited for a variety of food and agricultural-based businesses

  • Dairy
  • Food Research
  • Fruit & Agriculture
  • Beverage & Distillery
  • Food manufacturing & packaging
  • Stage 1 — start-ups
  • Stage 2 — Ready-to-grow, short-term pilot space
  • Professionals providing support to the food industry (General office, educational, training, etc.)

“White Box” Construction to Include

  • Separate restrooms / locker rooms
  • LED / CFL interior lighting
  • Floor drains for wash down
  • Liner panel on all interior walls
  • Front entrance and exterior to accommodate retail, if required
  • Loading dock with leveler
  • 10 x 14′ overhead door
  • Dedicated parking for employees and customers
  • Central office facility (copier, fax, mail, UPS, FedEx)

Collaboration Center (5,000 – 7,000 sf)

  • Individual, private office spaces for lease (120 sf and up)
  • Property manager / coordinator
  • Conference / training room area
  • Lab / prep area

Pilot Space – Space is available for short duration / product launch use.

Lease Space Details

  • Square footage “Flex Space” with a minimum of 5,000 sf to a maximum of 20,000 sf available
  • Minimum lease duration 12 months
  • Cost: Processing Space – $5.50 – $7.00 psf, depending on space requirements and lease duration
  • Cost: Office Space – $12.00 – $15.00 psf
  • Lease terms flexible based on tenant requirements

Bryan Bench / Troy Wasserman

ph 231.375.8033