Opus to Build Spec Industrial Development in Ankeny, Iowa
ANKENY, IOWA — The Opus Group plans to develop a 208,252-square-foot speculative industrial office and warehouse facility in Ankeny. The building will be the first built in the master plan for Corporate Woods Industrial Center, a 50-acre site that will accommodate up to three buildings totaling 600,000 square feet. The warehouse will offer 32-foot ceiling heights, ESFR sprinkler systems, LED lighting, up to 50 dock doors and 115 parking spaces with room for expansion. The building will be able to accommodate single- or multi-tenant occupancy. Construction will begin this month with completion scheduled for fall 2015. A joint venture partnership between Opus Development Co. LLC and Founders Properties LLC will own the property. Opus Development Co. will be the developer, Opus Design Build will be the design-builder and Opus AE Group will serve as the architect and engineer of record. Marcus Pitts and Justin Lossner with JLL will market the property for lease.