A location in Scott County has received a key classification. The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs has designated the Smith Farm - South Main Industrial Park in Scottsburg as Indiana Site Certified Prime.

The certification says the site is ready for economic development. OCRA says the 155-acre location could be used for warehousing, light manufacturing, and/or heavy manufacturing facilities.

To become Indiana Site Certified Prime, a location must be no more than 2.5 miles from a state highway and has completed an archaeological investigation. Additionally, the local unit of government, lead economic development organization, or regional economic development corporation must own the property or an option must be held with the owner.

“We recognize a lot of dedication and collaboration is utilized in order to earn a site certified designation, especially Prime,” said Jodi Golden, executive director of OCRA. “I commend the Scott County Economic Development Corporation and their local partners for working together to make the Smith Farm site ready for development.”

The Site Certified program comes with three designations: Silver, Gold, and Prime. You can connect to more about the program by clicking here.