Industrial Midwest

Migration Absolute

On average, transportation costs are typically eight to ten times the cost of real estate and in most scenarios, transportation is the true “driver” behind real estate decisions. With higher fuel costs, decaying infrastructure and fewer truck drivers on the horizon, migration to rail is absolute.

Industrial Midwest
Groundbreaking held for Winpak Packaging in Sauk Village

Groundbreaking held for Winpak Packaging in Sauk Village

A groundbreaking was recently held for the Winpak Portion Packaging manufacturing facility in Dermody Properties’/ DP Partners’ LogistiCenter at Sauk Village, Ill. Participants included Mayor Lewis Towers of Sauk Village, Illinois State Representative Anthony DeLuca, and representatives from Winpak Portion Packaging, Dermody Properties/DP Partners and Principle Construction.

Industrial Midwest

Missner Group selected for Catalyst build-out in Wisconsin

The Missner Group has been selected for a 22,000-square-foot build-out for Catalyst Exhibits’ at the company’s new 145,000 square foot warehouse/office/production location in Pleasant Prairie, Wis. Catalyst Exhibits is slated to move from Crystal Lake, Ill. to southeast Wisconsin due to an attractive State of Wisconsin incentive package.

Industrial Midwest

NAI Hiffman brokers deal with 3PL Saddle Creek Corp. in Elwood

Third-party logistics provider Saddle Creek Corporation has signed a lease for 415,800-square-feet of distribution space at the CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Elwood, Ill. Saddle Creek will take occupancy in the third quarter of 2011, moving into the 1,182,788-square-foot, 32-foot clear ceiling building already partially occupied by tenants Cypress Medical and Logistics Team.