Advantage Valley offers 13 Opportunity Zones for growing companies
Advantage Valley of West Virginia has many outstanding sites with a long list of advantages for growing companies. Within our region, you’ll find these 13 Opportunity Zones that provide special tax incentives that can reduce the cost of investing in new facilities.
This 406-acre Opportunity Zone is located in the city’s Central Business District. Ideal for downtown housing and commercial and retail businesses, it’s streetscaped, pedestrian-oriented, and crisscrossed by many bus and trolley routes and bike trails. Daily vehicle counts reach 132,000, aided by 21 parking garages.
The 406-acre commercial district sits between downtown and the Capital Complex. Perfect for housing and commercial and retail businesses, this Zone is anchored by Charleston Area Medical Center, the Appalachian Power Park baseball stadium, and the Plaza East Shopping Center.
West Side & Elk City
A historic district of walkable neighborhoods, this 214-acre Zone provides mixed-use commercial, retail, and residential opportunities.
Home to the University of Charleston, Highland Hospital, government offices, and many retailers, this Zone is a 645-acre commercial/retail corridor with access to the Kanawha River and CSX rail.
East Downtown Riverfront/Marshall
Situated between a CSX rail line and the Ohio River, this mixed-use Zone provides riverfront opportunities near the Marshall University campus.
Located in the heart of Huntington, this walkable neighborhood with dining, shopping, housing, entertainment, and more offers numerous large commercial and residential buildings that are ready for reinvestment.
West Huntington & Westmoreland
This mixed-use corridor with easy access to Huntington Tri-State Airport puts companies close to I-64, U.S. 60, a CSX mainline, and the Ohio River.
Spring Hill East and West
These Zones are situated along the Kanawha River, U.S. 60, and the Kanawha Turnpike. They provide a mix of commercial, retail, medical, and residential properties that are perfect for commercial infill, retail outparcel development, and residential development.
Rock Creek Development Park
This Zone is master planned for large sites, smaller startups, a rail hub, and commercial development. It’s already home to a National Guard training facility, so it’s ideal for defense contractors. Plus, it offers access to rare earth elements that make it well-suited for advanced refining, big data servers, and research and development.
Jackson County Maritime & Industrial Park
Located on the Ohio River and WV 2 near I-77, this Zone is home to one of the largest rolled aluminum plants in the world. It’s ideal for polymer and chemical manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and medical uses.
Jackson Crossing Business Park
Located on the Ohio River, this Zone encompasses six utility-served lots ranging from 7 to 61 acres.
Apple Grove Industrial Park
With 1,370 acres on the Ohio River and a CSX rail line onsite, this utility-served Zone is ideal for polymer, petrochemical, and other downstream manufacturing.