EnergyPlex Park 1

aerial photo of site

Location: SW1/4 of 34, T17S, N.M.P.M., Lea County, New Mexico (half section or quarter section)

Owner: Lea County, 100 N. Main Ave., Lovington, NM 88260

Size: Section 34 is a 320 acre square in the northern half of the park.

Zoning: No zoning in the City of Hobbs

Asking Price: $1,500 per acre, based on 9600 acres. Not specific to Section 34.

EnergyPlex Park 1 Brochure (PDF)

Highway Access: NM-18 (4-lane) approximately 1.2 miles north and east / NM-483 adjacent to west; access into site parcels needs to be developed along planned Alabama Road extension, which will be adjacent to site.

Air Access: 10-miles miles (15-20 minutes), depending on location within Park, to Lea County Regional Airport (daily service via United Express to Houston). United Cargo serves Lea County Regional Airport.

Rail Access: Not presently served but within two miles of Texas-New Mexico Railroad owned by Watco. Rail line runs approximately 1-2 miles north and east of site along west side of Lovington Highway (NM-18)

Electric Power: Xcel Energy. A 12.5 kV 3-phase line currently runs approximately 2500’ north of site. 115kV /230kV transmission line approximately 2500’ NW.

Natural Gas: New Mexico Gas Company 8” trunk line bisects EnergyPlex from a SW to NE direction / Zia Gas 4” line ~ 0.8 mile to EnergyPlex SE corner. Section 34 is ~ 1.5 - 2 miles from either. 600 psi provided by the 8” NM Gas line / 35 psi provided by the 4” Zia line.

Water: City of Hobbs. Water not presently to Section 34 and additional well fields and infrastructure required for future industrial development. Closest lines are approximately 2 -2.5 miles SE (14” main) and E (24” main).

Sewer: City of Hobbs. Sewer not presently to Section 34 and closest line (10”) is near EnergyPlex SE boundary, approximately 2 miles SE of Section 34. Future industrial development may be best served by on-site package treatment or an independent wastewater collection system for the industrial park.

Storm Water: Will be determined by specific site development plan, based on a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan(SWPP) and historic flow preservation.

Telecom/Fiber: Fiber/telecom/broadband is approximately 1 mile from NE site perimeter; LEACO, PVT and Windstream served the nearby area via fiber optic cable.

Available Site Due Diligence Documentation

Title Commitment: Yes
Aerial Site Views and Maps: Yes
Park Master Plan: Yes
Utility Service Maps: Yes
Site Dimensions and Configuration: Yes
Wetlands Map: None
Phase 1 Environmental Assessment: Yes
Archeological and Historic Use Assessments: Yes
Park Covenants and Restrictions: None
Transportation Access Maps: Yes
Geotechnical Study/ Soil Survey: Yes
FEMA Flood Plain Designation with Map: Yes
Air Attainment Status: Yes
Endangered Species Assessment: Yes

Available General Community Information

Community Profile and Demographics: Yes
State and Local Incentives Overview: Yes
Letters of Support: Yes
Business and Industrial Support Services and Amenitites Profile: Yes

Economic Development Contact

Steve Vierck, President

Economic Development Corporation of Lea County
200 E. Broadway Street
Hobbs, NM 88240

Xcel Energy Contact

Stephaniey Dybsky, Manager, Corporate Economic Development

Xcel Energy 1800
Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80202