Morgan / Harbour announced the firm has broken ground on the 1,114,575-square-foot distribution facility for Saddle Creek Logistics Services at the CenterPoint Intermodal Center (CIC) in Joliet, Illinois. This is one of the market’s largest to-date projects this year. CenterPoint Properties is the developer of the new build-to-suit project.
Saddle Creek Logistics Services provides warehousing, transportation, packaging and fulfillment services. The firm is relocating to Joliet from its existing facility in Elwood, Illinois.
The new build-to-suit development is situated on 60 acres at Logistics Drive and CenterPoint Way. The building will be constructed of precast and steel and feature 32′ clear ceilings, 132 dock doors, four drive-in doors, ample parking, 328 trailer stalls as well as 14,670 square feet of office space. The project will create approximately 250 jobs, with 200 permanent warehouse workers.
Construction is scheduled for completion in February 2016.