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What is Americas Gateway Logistics Center?

Americas Gateway is a 772-acre, rail served industrial park designed to serve the South Florida market.

Where is Americas Gateway Logistics Center Located?

The logistics center is located in Glades County (Moore Haven, Florida), at the intersection of US 27 and SR 78, on the US 27 truck corridor. Our rail service is on cross tracks and offers easy access to two Class 1 rail networks: SCFE/CSX and SCFE/FECRWY/NS.  The US 27 corridor (four-lane divided highway) offers fast, easy access to Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, with little of the traffic associated with the Florida Turnpike, I-95 or I-75.  There is fast access to Collier and Lee counties via a network of state roads with little traffic.

What makes Americas Gateway Logistics Center unique?

AGLC is designed for industrial use. We offer both rail-served and non-rail-served sites. Outside storage is permitted. Fuel, food and truck parking are just out front (opening Q1 2017). Our rail service is on cross tracks between two Class 1 rail networks:  SCFE/CSX and SCFE/FECRWY/NS.

Why locate in Americas Gateway?

AGLC is designed for industrial use and offers efficient clusters for warehousing, distribution, manufacturing, outside storage, and transportation. It’s ideal location offers easy access to multiple modes of transportation (long-haul rail, inland truck routes, and air cargo through MIA, FLL, PBI, and RSW) and major rail routes to and from the East, Midwest, and West. AGLC is also located in a competitive labor market, at a cost 20% below other Florida markets.

Read an independent market study, Freight Fluidity AGLC by Cambridge Systematics for FDOT.

What about the workforce?

Glades County and the surrounding area have a strong diverse workforce with good old fashioned work ethics. AGLC sits next to the Glades County Training Center which offers training programs tuned to your requirements. It’s a great community with great people.

How quickly can a new tenant build within Americas Gateway?

Once you select your site, plans need to be submitted to the building and planning department for review and approval.  This process takes from 60 to 120 days depending on the complexity of plans.

What is the current use of the property?

Current land use is agricultural farm to grow crops.  Lots are available from 18 to 150 acres.

Who do I contact for further information?

Larry Kahn, Director
Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc.
20 N Orange Avenue, Suite 300, Orlando, FL 32801
+1 407 541 4388
larry.kahn@cushwake.com