Summit View Business Park
Summit View is a new development that features ready-to-build pad sites with in-place utilities and road infrastructure. It’s located within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the United States
Utilities include electricity, natural gas, water/sewer, fiber/broadband, and is centrally located along U.S. 220 just minutes from downtown Roanoke, Virginia, and close to Greensboro, NC.
- The park is less than 20 miles from the interstate with proximity to international, commercial, and general aviation airports.
- Norfolk Southern’s bulk transfer terminal is approximately 20 miles from the site, with convenient access to bulk merchandise transported via rail, and can handle food ingredients, construction materials, metals, and manufacturing inputs.
- The Port of Virginia is within a day’s drive of the site.
- The park is located within a federally designated Opportunity Zone.
- Summit View is located in a Foreign Trade Zone.
Summit View stands out from other business parks because it offers quality-of-life amenities that are highly sought after by employees. These amenities include recreational parks, multi-use trails, and other features that prioritize the physical and mental well-being of your workforce. By providing these amenities, your company becomes more desirable to skilled workers who value a healthy work-life balance.
Why Franklin County?
Located in the heart of the East Coast, Franklin County serves as the anchor of opportunity for businesses and lifestyles alike. With easy access to the Roanoke Region of Virginia and the Carolina Core, our central location offers a strategic advantage, connecting you to a diverse range of customers and resources. Explore the potential of Franklin County’s prime location to be the driving force that propels you towards success.
Franklin County is more than just a natural setting for business; it’s ripe with opportunity.
Learn More About Summit View
Franklin County offers a number of programs and incentives, including grants, loans, and tax incentives. Commonly accessed programs include the Franklin County Job Creation Grant, the Franklin County Training Grant, Fast Track Permitting, and Tax-Exempt Industrial Development Bonds. In addition, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States government offer programs to assist business relocation and/or expansion.
The Summit View Business Park offers state-of-the-art infrastructure and sites that are perfect for business relocation or expansion and comes with the quality-of-life amenities that employees demand.
Traditional Medicinals announced in 2020 that they would be locating a new $29.7 million East Coast manufacturing plant in the Summit View Business Park. Traditional Medicinals is the leading seller of organic herbal wellness tea in the U.S. and is a proud Certified B Corporation. Founded in 1974 in California, Traditional Medicinals embraces sustainability, ingredient purity, and social and environmental activism.
ValleyStar Credit Union
ValleyStar Credit Union’s Administrative Campus created 20 jobs with 40 positions at the 19,000-square-foot facility and was one of the first tenants of the business park. ValleyStar Credit Union has been serving members and businesses with financial products and services since 1953. ValleyStar serves more than 54,000 members with locations across five regions in Virginia and North Carolina.
Stik-Pak relocated to a new manufacturing and packaging facility in the North Region of the park. The contract packaging company, a subsidiary of M&H Holdings, built a 50,000-square-foot facility on 8.8 acres and employs 85-95 people. Stik-Pak has been doing business in Franklin County since 2010. The company serves the food industry and is SQF 2 certified, FDA registered, and certified USDA Organic.