Chambers College of Business and Economics
Bureau of Business & Economic Research
Morgantown Industrial Park
The Morgantown Industrial Park (MIP) encompasses a wide area between the Monongahela River and Interstate-79, and currently houses approximately 20 companies. A new interchange on Interstate 79 at River Road (approximately mile marker 151) is expected to improve access to the industrial park in a substantial manner, allowing expanded access into the MIP and creating the opportunity to house a variety of new businesses from several sectors. In this study, we provide a brief look at the North Central West Virginia region’s economic and demographic characteristics as a means of assessing the area’s viability and attractiveness to potential businesses. Measures such as commuting patterns, workforce participation rates, industrial composition, Moreover, we provide a synopsis of the region’s current expectations for growth through 2025 and highlight the performance of several major sectors during the outlook period.
Digital Commons Citation
Lego, Brian and Christiadi, "Examining Future Expansion Opportunities at the Morgantown Industrial Park" (2021). Bureau of Business & Economic Research. 330.