Industrial Parks:

Telkite Technology Park at Sawyer International

Gwinn, Michigan

Telkite Technology Park (TTP) is comprised of 1.5 million square feet of high-tech office space, industrial, aviation and warehouse facilities. Approximately 1500 acres of developable property exists adjacent CN rail, a 12,300 foot runway and highway. The project is home to:

  • Telkite Enterprises LLC., an international investment group
  • AMR Eagle, an aircraft maintenance facility
  • Beijing West International, an automotive parts testing facility
  • Potlatch Lumber, an international corporation producing dimensional lumber from a high-tech sawmill
  • Superior Extrusion, an aluminum extrusion company
  • National Carbon Technologies, a producer of renewable carbon products
  • Argonics, Inc., a high-performance polyurethane company
  • P&L Development, a tooling company specializing in aviation and automotive manufacturing.

Formerly the r.I. Sawyer Air Force Base, TTP is home to Sawyer International Airport–a runway with FAA contract control towers and is serviced by American and Delta. Canadian National rail runs the length of the site and connects to two deep-water ports. An 18-hole golf course; and many other amenities exist. The park is SBA Hub Zone qualified, qualifies for New Market Tax Credits, is CRA qualified and has brownfield sites available.

Whether you are looking to invest in real estate; relocate or expand your business or start a new venture, TTP can provide a solution to meet your needs.

Visit the website or contact Vikki Kulju at (906) 346-3333 ext 15 for more information.

Upcoming Auction – July 28 and August 4

Mango Investments is auctioning off property located near Sawyer International Airport. They are auctioning off approximately 1/3 of their portfolio in order to expedite development at the site. The details for the auction can be found here.
There are approximately 14 properties, some raw land, and some existing buildings. The auction will be sealed a bid on August 10, 2022, at 4 p.m. An open house will be held on July 28 and another on August 4. Marquette County is the largest county in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and growing exponentially. It is also the location of the proposed Michigan Launch Initiative Vertical Launch Site. Click here to access the flyer for the auction.

Highland Development, Business and Commercial Park

Negaunee, Michigan

Located at the former Marquette County Airport facility, this site offers a strategic location just off US-41/M-28 and has a Class-A all weather road to the site. The site is served by gas, telephone, electric, water and sewer and zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development).

Contact: O’Dovero Properties at 906-475-9544


Midway Industrial Park

Negaunee, Michigan

Located on Highway U.S. 41/M28, and East/West corridor through the Upper Peninsula, this industrial park includes 25 acres and 10 buildings.

Contact: Jim Clark at 906-475-9544.


Iron Bay Business Park

Marquette, Michigan

Iron Bay offers a high-tech environment with an amazing view of Lake Superior in the heart of downtown Marquette. The close proximity to Northern Michigan University, UP Health System, and the amenities of a downtown location are some of the attributes that attracted Bio Chemistry, Inc. One and two acre sites are available with utilities. Restrictive covenants are in place to ensure the value of your property.

Contact: Dennis Stachewicz, City of Marquette – Community Development, 906-228-0425


Ishpeming Industrial Park

Ishpeming, Michigan

The Ishpeming Industrial Park is a strategically located site for rail and road transportation. With Wisconsin Central Railroad running through this property and it’s close proximity to US 41, this site offers the ideal location for companies who need a rail to highway distribution center. The 40 acre site is served by gas, electric, telephone, water and sewer. A second site in Ishpeming is about 12 acres in size and serviced by all utilities. It is zoned commercial/industrial.

Contact: Ishpeming City Manager at 906-485-1091