GRUBB & ELLIS COMPLETES PHASE I REDEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CENTER
LIVONIA, MICH. — Grubb & Ellis Co. has completed the first phase of redevelopment for the Allied Commerce Center, a 1.1 million-square-foot industrial complex located on Enterprise Drive in Livonia. Phase I redevelopment included the demolition of 100,000 square feet of space in Building I; a new building façade with new tenant entrances and signage; the addition of up to 54 exterior truck docks; and upgrades to the HVAC, parking, and electrical systems. Grubb & Ellis has completed a long-term lease extension and 50,000-square-foot expansion with AM General. Additionally, CHEP USA has leased 64,000 square feet of space within Building I.
Construction will begin this year on the second phase of Allied Commerce Center’s redevelopment, which will include a 312,000-square-foot, Class A distribution facility. While accommodating up to four tenants, the new building will feature ESFR sprinklers, 32-foot clearance height, and up to 60 truck docks. The center is owned by DJS Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of Norwalk, Conn.-based GE Real Estate. The estimated cost of construction was not disclosed.