Morgan / Harbour Breaks Ground for Saddle Creek's 1.1 Million Square Foot Distribution Build-to-Suit in Joliet
(Woodridge, Ill.) – Morgan / Harbour is pleased to announce that the firm broke ground last month for the 1,114,575 square foot distribution facility for Saddle Creek Logistics Services at the CenterPoint Intermodal Center (CIC) in Joliet, Illinois, one of the market’s largest to-date this year. CenterPoint Properties is the developer of the new build-to-suit project.
Founded in 1966, Saddle Creek Logistics Services is a third-party logistics company providing warehousing, transportation, packaging and fulfillment services. The firm has 41 locations nationwide and 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 in Joliet. 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.
Morgan / Harbour’s Graeme Foster is the project manager for the build-to-suit. Seamus McCarron and Nick Pullara are the project superintendents. Architectural services are being provided by Cornerstone Architects. Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented Saddle Creek in the build-to-suit transaction and developer CenterPoint Properties was represented by NAI Hiffman.
About Morgan / Harbour Construction
Morgan / Harbour Construction, headquartered in Woodridge, Illinois, is a full-service design/build general contractor and construction manager specializing in both ground-up construction and tenant improvements for distribution/warehouse, food grade manufacturing, office, retail, medical/health, multi-use sports, data centers, and financial institution properties. Morgan / Harbour also has specialized capabilities in the planning and construction of business parks and infrastructure. With vast experience in complex projects, Morgan / Harbour is dedicated to providing clients with the highest level of expertise, integrity and quality. Recent clients include White Oak Realty, Hub Group, CenterPoint Properties, Pella Window, Bissell, Daltile, Comptia, Flavors of North America, Blackstone Real Estate, and Corum Real Estate. For more information visit www.morganharbour.com.