Bridge Sells 491,010 SF Industrial Portfolio in Chicago Area for $69M, Acquires 48-Acre Land Site for $27M
CHICAGO — Bridge Development Partners LLC has sold four industrial buildings totaling 491,010 square feet in Chicago’s O’Hare market for $69 million. The properties include: 1701 Nicholas Blvd. in Elk Grove Village; 11600 Grand Ave. in Northlake; and 9555 and 9655 Soreng Ave. in Schiller Park. With buildings constructed between 2014 and 2017, the property was 78 percent leased at the time of sale. Tenants include Pilot Air Freight Corp., NNR Global Logistics USA Inc. and Fujitrans USA Inc. The buyer was an institutional investor.
Bridge has also acquired a 48-acre land site located at 10601 Franklin Ave. in Franklin Park, Ill. Bridge purchased the property from Magellan Pipeline Co., a division of Magellan Midstream Partners, which is an oil pipeline, storage and transportation company. Currently, the site houses 14 storage tanks and multiple smaller buildings associated with the seller’s use of the site.
Within the next few weeks, Bridge will begin demolition activities and other site remediation work on the 48-acre site. The development plans call for 656,189 square feet of industrial space spanning three buildings of 174,625 square feet, 277,762 square feet and 203,802 square feet, respectively. All three buildings will be delivered in the third quarter of 2018, and will include 32-foot clear heights. Jeff Provenza of Darwin Realty brokered the sale of the land site. Provenza, along with Rick Daly of Darwin, will oversee lease-up of the new property.