Project Overview

EntranceCarefree Industrial Park is Kansas City’s Premiere Subsurface Business Park.

Kansas City is ground zero for developed subsurface industrial space. There is over 25,000,000 square feet of developed subsurface industrial space within the Kansas City metropolitan area. All cutting edge development methodologies and techniques originate from the KC area and Carefree Industrial Park is a leader in the subsurface development sector.

The park encompasses over 550 surface acres, located at 1600 North State Route 291 in Independence, Missouri. The subsurface park contains 4,200,000 square feet of developed premier subsurface industrial space occupied by over 40 companies who have operations within the project. There is additional expansion space within the subsurface park; this area represents in excess of 800,000 square feet which is available for immediate development.

Here is a summary of the salient details for the project:

  • The entire project is zoned and fully entitled
  • Heavy Electric Power is available
  • Great Highway Access
  • Significant local labor force, both skilled and non-skilled
  • All Utilities Available
  • Low Operating Costs
  • On-Site Security (24 hours / 7 days per week)
  • Foreign Trade Zone Available
  • Natural Climate Controlled (70 degrees year around)
  • Warehouse / Distribution / Manufacturing space available
  • Build-To-Suit Space Available
  • Business Friendly Environment
  • No Earnings Tax
  • No Inventory Tax
  • Affordable Lease Rates
  • Flexible Lease Terms
  • Institutional Investor Owned – Financially Strong Owner


Property Location: 1600 North State Route 291
Independence, MO & Sugar Creek, MO
Jackson County, MO
Total Land Area: 550 Acres
Subsurface Square Footage: 4,200,000 Square Feet (Developed)
Subsurface Expansion Area: 800,000 Square Feet (Undeveloped)
Zoning: MP-1 (Industrial)
Master Development Plan: Approved by the City of Sugar Creek, MO
Major Highways: M-291 — Immediate Access
I-435 — 7 Miles
I-70 — 7 Miles
M-210 — 2 Miles
Trailer Parking: 12 acres of secured paved trailer parking serving the entire project.
Utility Providers to the Project: Electric — Kansas City Power & Light &
Independence Power & Light
Gas — Missouri Gas Energy (Surface Park only)
Water — City of Independence, MO
Sanitary Sewers — Private System
Average Annual Temperature:
(Subsurface Park)
70 Degrees (natural climate no climate control required)
Foreign Trade Zone: The entire project is designated as a Foreign Trade Zone.
Security: Direct access to park is restricted access 24 hour / 7 day per week manned security station is located at the entrance to the park. Access is dictated by the Tenant base.
Park Operations: On-site LS Commercial Real Estate Professional staff includes; administration, maintenance, construction, cleaning and security.
Pillar Spacing: 50 Foot Centers — 30 Foot Bay Openings — 20 Foot Pillar Diameter
Roadways: Concrete — 30 Foot Typical Widths
Building Floors: Concrete
Tenant Types: Manufacturing, Warehousing, Distribution & Light Assembly
Police Jurisdiction: Both City of Sugar Creek, MO & Independence, MO
Fire Jurisdiction: Both City of Sugar Creek, MO & Independence, MO

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