industrial real estate

Planned Development Entitlement Approved for Largest New Industrial Building in Chicago

Hilco Redevelopment Partners Selects Cushman & Wakefield as Exclusive Leasing Broker for New Exchange 55 Project; Expected Delivery Q1 2020 CHICAGO, November 8, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has been selected as exclusive leasing broker for Exchange 55, the largest new industrial development available in Chicago. The Planned Development is approved, which means the site is fully entitled and zoned for industrial. Exchange 55 will break ground immediately, with delivery expected in Q1 of 2020. Developed by Chicago-based Hilco Redevelopment Partners, Exchange 55 offers up to 1,054,852 square feet (SF) of state-of-the-art warehouse space and is divisible to suit tenants of many types and sizes. Ideal for a wide range of uses and offering size flexibility, Exchange 55 will attract tenants across eCommerce, last-mile, food and cold storage, manufacturing, 3PL, warehouse, distribution, rail and heavy power users. The development will include a modern, sustainable design; 40’ clear height; 70’ speed [...]

Heathrow Scientific Signs for 186,616 SF Build to Suit in Lincolnshire, IL

68,589 SF Remain for Leasing CHICAGO October 24, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that Heathrow Scientific has signed a build-to-suit agreement at 325 Marriott in Lincolnshire, IL, for 186,616 square feet (SF). Their building will be situated on 10.27 acres and features 25,000 SF of two-story office space, 36’ clear ceilings, and 14 exterior docks. The property broke ground in July of this year and Heathrow Scientific will take occupancy in April 2019. The Cushman & Wakefield team of Brett Kroner, Keith Puritz, and Eric Fischer represented Heathrow Scientific, global manufacturer of bench top equipment and lab essentials, in the transaction. The Cushman & Wakefield team is also acting as leasing agent on the remaining site, offering 68,589 SF of space for lease with a delivery date of spring 2019. The available space includes, 36’ clear ceilings, frontage on Half Day Rd (Rt. 22), along with six exterior [...]

Tablecraft Products Inc. Inks New Lease in Gurnee, IL

CHICAGO, August 8, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has secured a 109,863 square foot (SF) lease for Tablecraft Products Company Inc. at 1020 Lakeside Drive in Gurnee, IL. The company will take occupancy on August 1, 2018. Eric Fischer, Keith Puritz, and Brett Kroner from Cushman & Wakefield represented Tablecraft. Ned Frank, Jack Rosenberg, and Fred Regnery of Colliers International represented building owner Venture One. Tablecraft will be consolidating out of two other facilities within the Grand Tri-State Business Park, which is just around the corner from the company’s headquarters. The move comes at a time when the company has been in consistent growth mode and the new space will better accommodate their operations. Tablecraft is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of innovative products that serve the needs of their Foodservice and Retail customers. About Cushman & Wakefield Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Completes Leasing of 350 Church Street in Addison, IL

Britt Casey and Jeff Matella fully lease facility on behalf of The Silverman Group CHICAGO, July 26, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has fully leased 350 Church Street in Addison, IL, on behalf of The Silverman Group, to JDS Industries, Inc. JDS, a wholesale supplier, signed a long term lease on the building and is relocating from Elk Grove Village as part of an expansion of their operations. They will occupy the entire facility, at just over 87,000 square feet (SF). This deal comes just four months after The Silverman Group selected Cushman & Wakefield to market 350 Church Street for lease. Britt Casey and Jeff Matella of Cushman & Wakefield acted on behalf of The Silverman Group and Sam Durkin of Jones Lang LaSalle represented JDS Industries. Britt Casey, Executive Managing Director, said: “The Silverman Group awarded us this assignment in March and we are delighted to have fully [...]

Marina Crossings is Chicago’s Largest Speculative Industrial Project in Modern History

Delivering Later This Year at the crossroads of McKinley Park and the Historic Chicago Stockyards CHICAGO, May 9, 2018 – Walls started going up last week on what will be Chicago’s largest speculative industrial project since the Central Manufacturing District broke ground in 1905 on some 260 acres along Pershing Road. Marina Crossings, a premier infill industrial development, sits just blocks away from the historic CMD in the McKinley Park/Stockyards area of Chicago, a one-of-a-kind urban area renowned for its rich industrial history. The property is rail served, sits on 35 acres, and comprises over 633,000 square feet of state-of-the-art industrial amenities – features include 32-foot ceilings, cross docking, precast construction, and ample expandable car and trailer parking. “As Chicago holds the title as one of the largest industrial markets in the nation, the McKinley Park and Stockyards neighborhoods surely hold the title of the most historically significant industrial corridors [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Represents Colbert Packaging in Purchase of 173K SF Warehouse in Kenosha

CHICAGO, January 12, 2017 – Cushman & Wakefield has announced that Colbert Packaging Corporation, a leading manufacturer of folding cartons, rigid setup boxes and paperboard specialty products, has acquired a 173,000-square-foot industrial facility at 9949 58th Place in Kenosha, Wis. The recently constructed, Class A warehouse will serve as the Lake Forest, Ill.-based company’s manufacturing facility for its flexographic packaging operations and related services. Cushman & Wakefield Senior Director Eric Fischer, Executive Directors Brett Kroner and Keith Puritz and Senior Managing Director Bradley Migdal represented Colbert Packaging in the transaction. The seller, Zilber Ltd., was represented by Sergio Chapa of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. “We started the flexo division 18 years ago and have since been through two expansions. We’re excited to be making this significant investment for expansion that will be the footprint for our projected growth into 2020 and beyond,” said Jim Hamilton, president of Colbert Packaging. Colbert’s [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Completes 70,000 SF HQ Relocation for FMI Inc.

CHICAGO, December 20, 2016 – Cushman & Wakefield has represented FMI Inc., a leading FDA-registered supplier of medical-grade silicone components, in a 10-year, 70,957-square-foot headquarters lease at 500 Bond St. in Lincolnshire, Ill. The move will relocate the company’s headquarters from its current Elk Grove Village location and consolidate several of its regional facilities into one centralized space. FMI also will construct a state-of-the-art clean room at the new location, which will be utilized for the development and production of its medical component products. Cushman & Wakefield Senior Director Chris Lydon and Executive Managing Director Britt Casey represented FMI in the transaction. Nicolson, Porter & List Principal Adam Stokes represented the landlord, UBS, in the transaction. “The move into a larger space and more collaborative environment will support our efforts to foster a culture that’s focused on quality, innovation and exceptional service for our clients,” said Jim Fitzgerald, CEO of [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Represents Universal Beauty Products in Acquisition of 94,682 SF Industrial Facility in Bloomingdale, Ill.

CHICAGO, Nov. 9, 2016 – Cushman & Wakefield has represented Universal Beauty Products Inc. in the purchase of a 94,682-square-foot industrial facility located at 221 Covington Drive in the western Chicago suburb of Bloomingdale. The recently-renovated facility is near Universal Beauty Product’s headquarters in Glendale Heights, and will accommodate the company’s continued growth in the Chicago market. Universal Beauty Products was represented in the transaction by Cushman & Wakefield Senior Director Eric Fischer and Executive Directors Keith Puritz and Brett Kroner. The seller, High Street Realty Company, LLC, was represented by Jeff Fischer and Adam Naparsteck of NAI Hiffman. Located in the highly desirable Central DuPage submarket within the Covington Corporate Center business park, 221 Covington Drive offers 19,115 square feet of premium Class A office space, 25-foot clear heights, five enclosed truck docks, 155 parking spaces, T-5 lighting and an ESFR sprinkler system. “The Central DuPage submarket is incredibly [...]