Projects - Frenchtown Technology & Industrial Center – Missoula, Montana
Location: Missoula, Montana
Project Type: Brownfield Redevelopment
Size: 3,200 Acres
Property Origin: Smurfit-Stone Mill
Redevelopment Plan & Progress
Acquired in April 2011, the Frenchtown Technology & Industrial Center in Missoula, Mont., is the seventh Smurfit-Stone paper mill purchased by Green Investment Group, Inc. (GIGI). The property includes over 3,200 acres on the Clark Fork River in the Missoula Valley. Built in 1957, the facility last operated as an integrated pulp and paper mill, producing up to 850,000 dry tons of wood pulp and up to 745,000 tons of linerboard per year. The mill closed on January 8, 2010.
An aerial video of the property demonstrates the natural beauty of this large site with four miles of frontage on the majestic Clark Fork River.
The GIGI team is currently in the planning phase of evaluating any necessary environmental clean-up and determining future development opportunities.
Conceptual redevelopment plans are under consideration; See below
- Unique opportunity for industrial manufacturers, specifically companies in oil field and oil equipment manufacturing, technology and chemical/bio-mass manufacturing operations, and emerging technology enterprises poised for commercialization.
- Building infrastructures suitable for warehouse, office, manufacturing and maintenance operations
- BNSF and MRL rail served with numerous rail spurs and loading areas
- Electrical service available up to 70 megawatts
- Water rights up to 25 million gallons per day
- 20,000 MMBTU/ day of natural gas available
- 2 permitted gravel pits on site
- Class III landfill
- 2 certified truck scales on site
- Functional machine shop with numerous overhead cranes & heavy repair area available
For further information, go to: www.frenchtowntech.com
Download the Project Fact Sheet in PDF format (640kb)
Download and review the conceptual Frenchtown development presentation in PDF format (37.5MB)