FIRST INDUSTRIAL REALTY TRUST BREAKS GROUND ON DISTRIBUTION FACILITY
LAKEVILLE, MINN. — First Industrial Realty Trust has held a groundbreaking ceremony in Lakeville for a 285,000-square-foot distribution center for Uponor North America. Located at County Road 70 and Dodd Boulevard, the new facility will be situated within First Park Lakeville, which is First Industrial’s 1.4 million-square-foot, master-planned industrial park. Uponor’s building, as well as a 282,000-square-foot speculative distribution facility within the development, are being constructed to achieve LEED certification. First Park Lakeville is being developed through First Industrial’s Development and Repositioning Joint Venture with the California State Teachers’ Retirement System. RJ Ryan Construction is acting as general contractor; Wayzata, Minn.-based Mohagen Hansen Architectural Group is acting as designer for the project.