1.1 Million Square Foot Complex Planned
Construction Companies are building two warehouses visible from I-10 in Redlands
A pair of warehouse construction projects is transforming the view of Redlands from I-10. Construction of the Redlands Commerce Center, a 1.1 million-square-foot industrial development to serve the warehousing and logistics industry, has begun on a 51-acre swath of land between the westbound lanes of the freeway and Lugonia Avenue. After the past couple of weeks, bulldozers have been ambling over the land, which used to be a field and which borders Splash Kingdom. The property, under development by Hillwood Investment Properties and being marketed as I-10 Redlands Logistics Center, is slated for completion by the end of the year. Jeff Smith of Lee & Associates Ontario office, which is representing the industrial warehouse development with colleagues Ryan Lal and Austin Hill, on Monday called the center that’s going up on the southeast corner of Lugonia and Bryn Mawr avenues a “rare project” because of its visibility and positioning. “It is in a desirable submarket of the Inland region,” Smith said. Across Lugonia, walls are rising on another 1.1 million-square-foot industrial warehouse being built by McShane Construction Company. Hillwood is also developing a 770,100-square-foot building north of Lugonia and east of California, according to John Magness, senior vice president of Hillwood Investment Properties. The Redlands Commerce Center will consist of two buildings with cross dock configuration, drivearound access and a secured truck yard. The buildings, with grade-level and dock-high loading, offer a 36-foot minimum clear height, skylights, sprinkler system and 4,000 amps of power. The leasing team said the investor is looking for a single tenant for each building, the largest being 601,287 square feet.