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Port of Muskegon

Muskegon Lake is the largest natural deep-water port in West Michigan. The Port of Muskegon handles over 1 million tons of freight, aggregate, coal and salt every year. The United States Army Corps of Engineers provides funding for dredging of the Muskegon Lake Channel to provide year-round access to port facilities. 2 properties are available at the Port of Muskegon, see below.

  • 7 mi to airport
  • 1 mi to US-31
  • Adjacent to port
  • Adjacent to railway

Property Details

560 Mart Street
Muskegon, MI 49440
West Michigan Dock and Market Corporation (The Mart Dock) was established in 1933 as a deep water port for domestic and foreign flagged vessels to deliver and export goods to West Michigan and beyond. The Mart Dock currently has approximately 167,000 square feet of indoor storage space with about 111,000 square feet being heated. Over nine acres of outside storage for staging of cargo and bulk commodities, more than 2500 linear feet of steel sheet pile sea wall with an average draft of 26 feet for large vessel capability and multiple semi-truck docks as well as rail service on sight.

205 & 559 E Western Ave
Muskegon, MI 49440
The Verplank Docks include the Canonie Dock and the Greenfield Terminal. The Canonie Dock has 1,000 feet of steel piled dock frontage with 18 acres of lay down space. The Greenfield Terminal has 50+ acres of undeveloped waterfront property available for water dependent manufacturing opportunity.

Ownership
West Michigan Dock, Market Corporation, and Verplank Dock

Utility Information
Gas On Site: DTE is our current provider
Gas Details: Currently serviced by a 2-inch gas line, which is currently capable of producing 3.8 million BTU. This service is upgradable as 2-inch line is serviced by a 4-inch line at approximately 400 feet.

Electric On Site: Consumers Electric is our current provider
Electric Details: 440v / 200 amp capability

Water On Site: Fresh water is provided by the City of Muskegon
Water Details: Currently served with a 4” water main

Telecom On Site: Frontier Communications as well as Comcast Communications provides telephone and Internet service for the area.

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Location Summary
Property is located in downtown Muskegon just east of Business 31 (Shoreline Drive). Located on the waterfront of Muskegon Lake.

Logistics Information
Road Access Detail: Accessible by Business 31 north or south to US 31 or I-96.

Water Access Detail: Accessible from Lake Michigan via the St. Lawrence Seaway or U.S. Inland River System

Rail Access Detail: Serviced by Michigan Shoreline Railroad to Class 1 CSXT.

County
Muskegon County

Jurisdiction
City of Muskegon

Zoning
Waterfront marine
Waterfront Industrial PUD

Contact Us
Ed Garner
(231) 722-3751
egarner@muskegonareafirst.org

Jonathan Wilson
(231) 724-8861
wilsonjo@co.muskegon.mi.us

 

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