Great Meadows

1,350+ Acre Great Meadows Megasite


Workers Within a 1-Hour Commute


Access On Site

<1 Mile

to I-40


Located on the border of Burke and McDowell counties in Western North Carolina, the Great Meadows Megasite is ideal for industrial uses with and projects that need excellent transportation infrastructure.

Rail Access
by Norfolk Southern
Located Between 1-40 and Highway 70
Available On Site
Airports Within a 1.5 Hour Drive

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Lena Hobbs-Brown

Lena Hobbs-Brown

Business Development Associate