308-237-9346  •  drobinson@edcbc.com

Community

2012 County Population Est. 48,000

Associated Press – 2nd least economically stressed county in the US (Dec 2010)

Educated Workforce

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney representing over 7,200 students
  • Over 600 International students from over 50 different countries
  • The University campus offers hands-on Cisco, Avaya, web design\security plus CSIS  programs
  • 25-county Central Community College offers 33 career\technical programs
  • Ability to offer business specific customized curriculum (both University and CCC
  • Underutilized University workforce with 10,000 University alumni working in Buffalo County

Skilled Vendors

  • Local offices for Siemens, Johnson Controls, and Cummins Central Power (Cummins, Kohler, Generac, Onan)
  • Pramac International – Italian generator company with manufacturing in Kearney
  • IBM Field Service Engineer in Kearney for Buckle Data Center – AS400\RISC\X-Series\Sun\HP\XIV
  • Intellicom – Cisco Certified engineers, Microsoft Gold Partner, HP Partner
  • Fronter Communications – Nortel\Avaya, Calix, Cisco, Electro-Mechanical Technicians
  • Xpanxion – Software programming and quality assurance firm with over 70 local programmer
  • Many other large companies with national presence (Eaton, Cabela’s, Buckle, etc…

Property is located outside city limits:

  • State sales tax rate 5.5%
  • Property tax 2% (could be refunded via Nebraska Advantage
  • No annexation requirement which eliminates franchise and local option sales tax (city services still provided)
  • County Assessor confirmed buildings would be taxed at warehouse value

Access

  • Three daily 1-hour inbound and three daily 1-hour outbound flights to Denver International airport (DEN)
  • Neighboring community offers multiple daily flights direct to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).
  • Airport 1.1 miles from site and the site is outside of flight path
  • Rail 1.6 miles from site
  • 5 miles from Interstate 80

Healthy community - 22 miles of hike and bike trails interconnect the community

WHERE THE HIGH TECH MEETS THE HIGH PLAINS
Economic Development Council of Buffalo County  •  308-237-9346  •  drobinson@edcbc.com
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