702,000 SF Industrial Building in Tax Abatement Zone

460 - 480 Research Drive
Pittston Township, PA 18640


460 - 480 Research Drive is a 702,000 SF building on a 92.99-acre site. The building is located in a tax abatement zone (LERTA) in an established business park. Real estate taxes on improvements are 100% abated through December 30, 2023. The entrance to the park is less than 1/2 mile from I-81 and I-476. FedEx Ground and UPS are located in adjacent business parks and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport is 3.5 miles away. The building includes a 14,000 square foot main office with an approximately 5,150 SF break room with a 21’ ceiling and an abundance of natural light. The breakroom can accommodate in excess of 400 employees. There is parking for 587 vehicles (expandable to 777) and 236 trailers on site. Other features include a ceiling clear height of 35'8", one hundred (100) 9' x 10' loading doors, four (4) 12' x 14' drive-in doors, 50' x 50' bay spacing with 60' deep staging bays at both loading walls, clerestory windows, and 7" concrete floors. Utilities include 4,000 Amps of power, energy-efficient LED fixtures in the warehouse, ESFR fire protection, and energy-efficient, Cambridge direct-fire units in the warehouse. The building has a 1250 kW diesel generator providing the warehouse with emergency lighting and and full building standby power.

Property Details


Land (Acres) 92.99
Site Topography Generally Level
Building Class A
Primary Use Industrial
Secondary Use Manufacturing
Year Built 2017, 2023-24
Construction Status Completed


Building Dimensions (L x W) 1,350'-0" x 520'-0"
Building (SF) 702,000


Floor 7";structural steel mat reinforced concrete;slab on grade
Exterior Wall Masonry;Butler, Shadowall metal wall panel system with insulation
Entrance Facade Architectural (split-face or ground face) masonry;EIFS (Exterior Insulation Finish System) veneer and/or accents;Aluminum insulated glazed window and entrance door system(s) with spandrel glass;Aluminum clad entrance canopy(ies)
Roof Butler, MR24 standing seam metal roof system, insulated

Space Details


Date 2033-03-01
Min SF 182,000
Max SF 702,000
# of Floors 1

Clear Height

Warehouse Area Ceiling 35'-8" - 41'-6"


Aprox. Overall Dimensions (L x W) 1350'-0" x 520'-0"
Typical Column Spacing (L x W) 50'-0" x 50'-0" X 60'0"
Warehouse SF 685,000
Office SF 17,000


Configuration Cross Dock Loading
Staging Bay Depth 60'-0"
# of Existing Dock Positions 100
Dock Equipment 9' x 10' vertical lift insulated steel dock door;12' x 14' vertical lift insulated steel drive-in door;Vision panel;Rite-Hite, RHM mechanical 30 KLB capacity leveler;Rite-Hite dock bumpers
# of Existing Drive-In Doors 4
Drive-In Access Ramp access
Loading Dock Apron 60' deep, 8" thick, reinforced concrete
Trailer Court Depth 200'

Building Systems


HVAC Trane, energy-efficient, gas heat/electric cooling, air handler with remote condensing unit, individually controlled
Fire Protection Light Hazard classification, wet pipe sprinkler system


Lighting LED, high efficiency, DLC listed, high bay fixtures
Heating Cambridge, high efficiency, roof mounted, direct gas fired, space heater(s)
Fire Protection ESFR (Early Suppression, Fast Response) high volume wet pipe sprinkler system


Electrical Service 480/277V, 3P
Electrical Service Amperage Available 4000
Electrical Service Provider PPL Electric Utilities
Sanitary Sewer Service Gravity main and lateral(s) system
Sanitary Sewer Service Provider Lower Lackawanna Valley Sanitary Authority
Telecommunications Service Copper;Fiber
Telecommunications Service Providers Comcast;Level 3 Communications;Verizon
Water Service Domestic and Fire Protection Service(s) provided
Water Service Provider Pennsylvania American Water Company
Gas Service Intermediate pressure main, pressure regulated as required
Gas Service Provider UGI Utilities, Inc.
Separately Metered Yes
Comments Copper and fiber telecommunications services are available.


# of Existing Vehicular Spaces Up to 777
# of Existing Trailer Spaces 236
# of Additional Trailer Spaces 34
Concrete Dolly Pads Provided Yes


Transaction Type Lease
Lease Type NNN
Rental Rate Type $/SF/Year

Location & Access


Building is located approximately one mile from exit 175 of I-81 and Exit 115 of I-476. Also located in close proximity to UPS, FedEx Ground and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport.


Property Near

I-81, I-476, S.R. 315

Property Access

I-81 N to Exit 175 or I-81 S. to Exit 175A


Business Park

CenterPoint Commerce & Trade Park East







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Bob Besecker, Jim Hilsher, Bill Jones

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