Easton-Bell Sports Inc. has selected Peak Construction Corp. as the general contractor to complete its new 813,126-square-foot manufacturing and distribution shared service facility in Rantoul.
The new shared service center will be home to approximately 300 Easton-Bell employees based in Rantoul. It will include more than 39,000 square feet of office space spanning two floors and more than 775,000 square feet of automated warehouse space. The new construction will help facilitate Easton-Bell’s continued growth and distribution capabilities with four drive-in doors, 44 dock positions and 107 future dock positions. The 78-acre property also includes a 400-space employee parking lot with additional room for 121 trailer spaces and provisions for 500,000 square feet of pad ready future expansion.
Peak is constructing the facility for developer The Janko Group and teamed with the Supply Chain Alliance, a consortium of companies aligned to provide businesses with turnkey solutions to real estate and supply-chain related issues. In addition to Peak Construction, the alliance includes Avison Young, which represented Easton-Bell Sports in multiple facets of the site selection, facility planning process and in securing the long term lease; Heitman Technologies, responsible for the architecture and facility planning; Numina Group, providing process improvement; and Competitive Insights, offering strategic supply-chain consulting.