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Ignition Park
South Bend, Indiana

This AEP Qualified Data Center Site has 28 acres which provides space to build a test model of a 100,000 SF "white space" data center. A co-location data center is already in Ignition Park. Site has strong utility infrastructure (electric, water, natural gas, and fiber).

South Bend is located on the primary long haul fiber route that runs between New York and Chicago.

  • Providers in Vicinity: 17 carriers in the vicinity, including Windstream, Metronet Zing, US Signal, and Zayo bordering site
  • High Bandwidth (Distance from Site): Available at property line
  • Nearest Interstate: I-80/I-90  – 5 miles
  • Nearest Commercial Airport: South Bend Airport  – 5 miles; 100 miles from Chicago O’Hare and Midway International airports
  • Electric Line Serving Site: Primary distribution located across the street
  • Existing Primary Voltage: 12 kV
  • Planned Primary Voltage: 138 kV; circuits are presently passing the property
  • Proposed In-Service Date: 12 – 18 months
  • Planned Load Capacity: Up to 20 MW
  • Natural Gas Service: 12-inch and 10-inch at property line
  • Natural Gas Provider: NIPSCO
  • Water Line Serving Site: 10-inch, 12-inch, and 24-inch domestic water in streets surrounding site
  • Water System Capacity: 300,000 gallons per day
  • Wastewater Line: Adequate size gravity main at property line
  • Wastewater System Capacity: 300,000 gallons per day

Property Details

Certification: Data Center by Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Company

Site Address: Ignition Drive South, South Bend, Indiana

County: Saint Joseph

Site Acreage: 28 acres

Developable Acreage: 28 acres

Zoning: Commercial and Industrial

Data Center Type: Enterprise or Co-location

Data Center Design:
100,000 SF white space

Location Summary: The Ignition Park site is part of a mixed-use commercial and industrial real estate development located in a downtown location. The site is about 4 miles south of Notre Dame University. The site is situated less than 5 miles from Interstate 80/90, 5 miles from South Bend Airport, and about 100 miles from Chicago O-Hare and Midway International Airports.

Site Contact

Shelley Klug, CEcD

Shelley Klug, CEcD

Manager of Economic and Business Development
South Bend / Southwest Michigan

Main: 269-929-0678
Cell: 269-235-2006

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