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Port of Kalama, Home to Nearly 30 Industries, Welcomes Companies Wishing to Grow in the New Year


State-of-the-art industrial buildings and property for lease – just 30 minutes from Portland

Kalama, Washington (PRWEB) December 20, 2012

The Port of Kalama – just 30 minutes up I-5 from Portland, Oregon -- is one of the best-kept-secrets in the Pacific Northwest for prime industrial property and state-of-the-art industrial buildings. It's a convenient location for clients in search of the perfect spot to grow their business.

The Port has invested in state-of-the-art industrial buildings to support a wide range of business needs – and conveniences and utilities that will bring down the cost of doing business:

o    Beautiful, spacious buildings from 10,000 to 33,000 square feet, office space, and acreage for building
o    Truck docks and at-grade truck access at each building
o    24' clearance height
o    Insulated buildings with natural gas heat
o    Sprinkler systems
o    Competitive public utilities and domestic sewer rates

“The Port serves numbers of companies and is 100% ready to serve other businesses and industries looking to expand and grow in a remarkable location,” said Lanny Cawley, executive director, Port of Kalama. “Many of our clients not only like the location and available land for expansion, but the state and county business and tax incentives are a real draw here.”

The Port of Kalama is home to sweeping riverfront industrial acreage, nearly 30 industries, more than 800 employees, the largest grain elevator on the west coast, deep draft river channel for import/export and new emerging business and industry.

About Port of Kalama – Where rail and water meet:
The Port of Kalama is located in Southwest Washington on the Columbia River and immediately off of Interstate Highway 5. The port exists to induce capital investment in an environmentally responsible manner to create jobs and to enhance public recreational opportunities. Port of Kalama's industrial area includes seven miles of riverfront property adjacent to the 43' federally-maintained deep draft navigation channel of the Columbia River. The Port is served by the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads. There are over 20 industries located at the Port of Kalama, employing over 900 people. Port of Kalama offers all the superior facilities businesses need to thrive, and an unsurpassed quality of life. The port offers shovel ready sites, a new Industrial Park, state of the art Marine Terminals and transportation accessibility to rail and highway all just a 25 minute drive to the Portland International Airport. Port of Kalama also offers high-bandwidth communications, with dual access fiber-optic service to Seattle and Portland. Properties currently available at the port for businesses wishing to expand and thrive: lnewman(at)portofkalama(dot)com Visit

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