DUNKIRK – There’s good development news for the city of Dunkirk.
Deputy Chautauqua County Executive for Economic Development and CEO of the County Industrial Development Agency Mark Geise announced earlier this week that construction of the new cold storage warehouse for Fieldbrook Foods at 320 South Roberts Road is now underway.
The project is taking place at the former Edgewood Warehouse Brownfield Site in the City of Dunkirk.
The revitalization project includes acquisition, remediation, new construction and equipping of a new 80,000 square foot freezer warehouse.
The new $16 million facility will provide off-site storage for Fieldbrook Foods’ finished frozen dessert products.
As part of the project, the IDA provided Sales Tax and Mortgage Recording Tax Exemptions along with a 20-year PILOT Agreement for real property taxes.
Approximately 150 construction jobs are projected, and 6-10 new permanent warehouse jobs will be created over the next 3 years.
The new freezer will begin operations this fall.