Sanford businesses grow with ease thanks to reliable and inexpensive power, water and communications utility services. Electric costs in Sanford are 7% lower than the national average, quality water and wastewater treatments are facilitated by the nearby Cape Fear River, and fiber optic cable is available throughout Lee County.
Sanford’s central location quickly connects your growing operation with the rest of the state, reaching a range of markets, populations, and domestic and global transportation routes. Whether by highway, rail or air, Sanford is your strategic launchpad to success.
Electric costs in Sanford are well below the national average.
Several highways, including U.S. 1, I-40 and I-95, are easily accessed from Sanford.
transport through Lee County on the Norfolk Southern and CSX Transportation Routes, as well as various shortlines.
With multi-directional 4-lane highway access, Sanford is truly a transportation hub. The north-south U.S. Highway 1 extends market reach from Key West, FL to the Maine-Canada border, while the new U.S. Highway 421 Bypass seamlessly enhances delivery east to the Atlantic and west to the Great Lakes. State Highway 87 efficiently flows to Greensboro and Fayetteville, supplemented by multiple interstate routes like I-40, I-85, and I-95.
Corporate air travel is easy in Sanford thanks to the Raleigh-Exec Jetport at Sanford-Lee, offering a 6,500 by 100-foot runway with pavement strength to accommodate up to 100,000 pounds. Only 40 minutes away, the Raleigh-Durham International Airport runs direct flights to 38 domestic and international cities on 352 daily flights. Meanwhile, the nearby Fayetteville Regional Airport offers express service via Delta, U.S. Airways and United Airlines to Charlotte/Douglas International Airport, Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and Washington Dulles International Airport. Sanford’s proximity to rail options are extensive, including shortline service by Atlantic and Western. Additionally:
Three deep-water ports within a 4-hour drive offer flexibility and ease of access to global markets.
Sanford offers full infrastructural support for your home and business.
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