Fort Custer Industrial Park is one of the premier international business parks in the Midwest and North America. Over 80 companies and more than 13,000 employees are based here. Fort Custer's business presence includes 25 international outfits: 18 from Japan, three from Germany, two from Canada, one from Austria, and one from Denmark.

Fort Custer Industrial Park is an attractive, modern development area where nature, industry, and a quality community provide an optimal climate for business success. Numerous characteristics and amenities support your future growth here in Battle Creek.

Ideal Location

Fort Custer Industrial Park is located within the City of Battle Creek, Michigan, along Interstate 94, bisecting Detroit and Chicago. Interstate 69 is only 16 miles east. Battle Creek offers an easily accessible location and infrastructure for all business types.

Available Buildings and Land

We maintain a database of existing buildings available for sale or lease in and around Fort Custer Industrial Park and at the Battle Creek Executive Airport. You can also find available sites up to 100 acres in size. Sites are under the control of Battle Creek Unlimited and are readily available for new or expanding manufacturing, office, and research-and-development companies. Search available land and buildings here.


Fort Custer Industrial Park is equipped with a robust infrastructure for industrial growth. A community-wide optical Ethernet fiber ring provides advanced high-speed telecommunications and broadband infrastructure. Sites are also serviced with municipal water and sanitary sewer, electric, natural gas, and a public stormwater system. Multiple shovel-ready sites already have these infrastructure in place.

Interstate Freeway Access

Battle Creek residents, commuters, and businesses enjoy convenient all-season east and west trucking access along Interstate 94, two miles from Fort Custer Industrial Park and the Battle Creek Executive Airport. Interstate 94 connects with Interstate 69 just 16 miles east, and US 131 is only 20 miles west, providing excellent north and south transportation access to larger metro areas including Detroit, Chicago, Indianapolis, Cleveland, and beyond.

U.S. Customs Port of Entry and Foreign-Trade Zone #43

Companies conducting international trade from Battle Creek benefit from the efficient services of a U.S. Customs Port of Entry and Foreign-Trade Zone #43, based in Fort Custer Industrial Park. Learn more about the potential advantages of using the Inland Port of Battle Creek and Foreign-Trade Zone procedures for your international trade activity.

Contact BCU for additional information on Foreign-Trade Zone #43 and the Inland Port of Battle Creek.



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