Inkster & Goddard Site

SE Corner of Inkster & Goddard Roads

Taylor, MI 48180














Light Industrial


Property Description

The Inkster and Goddard Site is a 56-acre, undeveloped site planned for industrial development in the City of Taylor, Michigan. The site is in a strategic location with access to US-24, I94, and I-75 are two, three, and five miles from the site, respectively, and the site is only one mile from Detroit Metro Airport.

In 2023, the site underwent a comprehensive due diligence review through the VIP program, including a detailed site condition analysis, comprehensive information on utility providers and capacity, and a comprehensive report on site details (full report in the document library below).

Zoning and Land Use

Zoning: I-1 (Light Industrial)

Current Land Use: Vacant wooded land

Future Land Use: Industrial development

Site Conditions

Greenfield or Brownfield: Greenfield

Above ground structures: There are no existing structures on the site

Floodplain: No 100-year floodplain or 500-year floodplain

Wetlands: Three wetland areas that are approximately 2.20, 0.55, and 0.15 acres

Topographic Elevation: Elevation of the site ranges between approximately 622 and 631 feet above sea level

Soil Types:

  • Selfridge-Pewamo complex, 0%-2% slopes (±84%)
  • Tedrow loamy fine sand, loamy substratum, 0%-2% slopes (±11.9%)
  • Tedrow loamy fine sand, 0%-2% slopes (±4.1%)

Easements: The east line of a DTE overhead line easement runs north-south on the west side of the property, adjacent to Inkster Road

T&E Species: Based on a review of the EDR NEPA Search Map Report, the following designations may impact the subject site due to their being located on or within the 1-mile search radius or within 1/8 mile of the subject site:

  • MI Wildlife Management Areas (within 1/8 mile, including the subject site)
  • US Endangered Species (within search radius of 1 mile, including the subject site)
  • MI Endangered Species (within search radius of 1 mile, including the subject site)

Archaeological & Cultural Resources: The EDR NEPA Search Map Report did not identify any listings within a one mile radius of the subject site


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Provider: DTE Energy

Current Service: Overhead power lines adjacent to Inkster Road

Assumed Demand: 5 MW 3-phase electric

Recommendations: More intensive infrastructure improvements, such as a line extension and onsite industrial substation, could be required for a higher demanding user


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Natural Gas

Provider: DTE Energy

Current Service:  –

Assumed Demand: 13 peak MCFH baseline demand

Recommendations: Verify the development demand and available supply in the conceptual phase or as early as possible in the project development timeline


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Provider: City of Taylor Water and Sewer Department; Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA)

Current Service: 12″ water main along Inkster Road; 12″ water main along Goddard Road; 8″ water main along Brest Road

Assumed Demand: 100,000 GPD baseline demand

Recommendations: Coordinate with the city during the engineering design phase for exact location and requirements for making a connection to the public water main

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Provider: City of Taylor Water and Sewer Department; Downriver Utility Wastewater Authority (DUWA)

Current Service: 10″ sanitary sewer at the end of the westernmost lot; 54″ sanitary sewer along Goddard Road

Assumed Demand: 75,000 GPD

Recommendations: Verify the capacity is available with the City of Taylor at the time of planning the development

Workforce Data

30-Minute Drive




Total Businesses


Active Workforce

60-Minute Drive




Total Businesses


Active Workforce


Proximity to Highways

Site access on Inkster & Brest Roads

2 miles to US-24

2.5 miles to I-94

5 miles to I-75

6 miles to I-275

Proximity to Rail

1.5 miles to Class I Norfolk Southern Rail

12 miles to three intermodal terminals in southwest Detroit, MI

Proximity to Airports

1 mile to Detroit Metro Airport (Romulus, MI)

14 miles to Willow Run Airport (Ypsilanti, MI)

Document Library

Tier-1 Site Due Diligence Report

Site Maps

Demographic & Business Data

Workforce Profile

Marketing Flyer

Regional Overview

Site Contacts

Site Contact

Paul E. Burger, SIOR


Burger & Company


Phone: 248-536-2888

Program Contact

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Shannon Selby

Vice President of Real Estate