Nucor Acquires 160-Acre Industrial Land Site, Plans $180M Expansion in Bourbonnais, Illinois

BOURBONNAIS, ILL. — Nucor Corp. (NYSE: NUE) has acquired a 160-acre industrial land parcel in Bourbonnais, about 55 miles south of Chicago. The site is located at the corner of I-57 and 5000 North Road. Nucor’s planned expansion will allow the steel manufacturer to add a full-range merchant bar quality (MBQ) mill to its current bar steel mill operation. MBQ refers to a lower quality type of carbon steel. The $180 million project will take approximately two years to complete. Greg Leutloff and Jeff Bennett of McColly Bennett Commercial represented the seller, NRG, in the transaction.

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