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Tom Palmer
Manager for Economic Development
Phone: (972) 216-6340
Mobile: (214) 729-6142
E-mail: tpalmer@ci.mesquite.tx.us

Quick Facts
Top 15 Employers List
1. Mesquite Independent School District – 4,100
2. Town East Mall – 3,000
3. United Parcel Service – 2,350
4. City of Mesquite – 1,100
5. Eastfield College – 950
6. HMA Mesquite Hospitals – 700
7. Wal-Mart Supercenter – 510
8. Integra Color Group – 425
9. Baker Drywall – 400
10. Lineage Power – 310
11. Christian Care Center – 280
12. Dal-Tile – 225
13. Fritz Industries – 210
14. Pepsi Bottling of Mesquite – 200
15. Union Pacific Railroad Intermodal – 200

Success Stories

NEW INDUSTRIAL GROWTH IN MESQUITE SINCE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE TRIPLE FREEPORT IN JANUARY 2000


PEACHTREE CENTER, 510 North Peachtree(400,000 s.f.)
  • Tenants:  Gulf South Medical Supplies – 117,000 s.f., Dal-Tile – 283,000 s.f.

COMMERCE EAST BUSINESS PARK, 1801 Big Town Boulevard
  • Bldg. I:  107,100 s.f. – Tenants:  Traffic Signal, 10,478 s.f., Heritage Window Fashions, Inc., 14,400 s.f., VM Technical Assistance, 60,200 s.f.
  • Bldg. II:  144,900 s.f.   Tenants: Europa Sports Products, 37,800 s.f., Unilever (Genco), 107,100 s.f.

SKYLINE BUSINESS PARK, Hillwood Investment Properties
Chase Road/Skyline Drive @ Town East Boulevard

  • Bldg. I:   457,076 s.f. – Georgia-Pacific
  • Bldg. II:   530,100 s.f. – Shippers Warehouse
  • Bldg. III:  400,000 s.f. – On Target Logistics
  • Bldg. IV:  258,500 s.f. – Tenants: Gerard Roofing, Bronco Packaging,
    Pride Mobility, Benjamin Moore Paint.

SKYLINE INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT, 3401 Innovative Way
  • Iris, U.S.A. 266,126 s.f. – 125,000 s.f. expansion completed May 2007

SKYLINE TRADE CENTER, N. Peachtree Road @ Skyline Dr.
  • Bldg. A, B & C:  755,000 s.f. – Industrial Development International (IDI)
    Building A completely leased with tenants -- Abatix Corp., Lancaster, The Dallas Morning News and Proform; Building B completed and ready for leasing activity. Building C first lease is Midwest Air Technologies (260,000 sq ft) with building plans and engineering review underway for Building D.

MESQUITE BUSINESS CENTER, Big Town Blvd. @ US 80
  • 3 Bldgs., 550,000 s.f.– Transwestern Commercial Services. First tenant, White House Custom Colour

SAMUELL BOULEVARD BUSINESS PARK, 5150 Samuell
ProLogis Development Company
  • Bldg. I:  442,035 s.f. – Unilever

PROLOGIS PARK MESQUITE, 5351 Samuell
ProLogis Development Company

  • Bldg. II:  521,000 s.f.
    Tenants – Bissell, 260,500 square feet; Prime Distribution, 260,500 square feet

FALCON’S LAIR BUSINESS PARK:  500 acre 
Koll Development Compan
  • Development in engineering stage

MESQUITE METRO AIRPORT AND BUSINESS CENTER - In Planning Stage
3,000,000 s.f.



OTHER INDUSTRIAL GROWTH:
  • Fritz-Pak
  • Global Bearings

EXPANSIONS:                                  
  • Dallas Plastics
  • Durango McKinley Container
  • Rodeo Plastics 
  • Morrison Products
  • Norkol Converting
  • Pepsi Bottling of Mesquite
  • Fritz Industries
  • Integracolor (in design and planning stages)
  • Dallas Regional Medical Center (in design and planning stages)
  • Eastfield College – addition of learning center, as well as workforce development building and technical trades building expansion.

AWARDS:
Skyline Business Park won the Best New Industrial Deal of the Year from Dallas Business Journal for 2000 and the Community Economic Development Award of Excellence from Texas Economic Development Council for 2001 Hillwood Investment Properties won the Excellence in Economic Development Award from the Mesquite Chamber of Commerce, 2001