KNIGHTDALE, N.C. — Scannell Development Co. has purchased 78.8 acres of land located at 2309 Hodge Road in Knightdale for Eastgate540, a 1 million-square-foot industrial park. Phase I of Eastgate540 will be a 150,000-square-foot building with an adjacent pad-ready site for an additional 150,000-square-foot building. Scannell plans to deliver Phase I by second-quarter 2017. Upon completion, Eastgate540 will include six Class A industrial buildings featuring 32-foot clear heights, an ESFR sprinkler system, T-5 lighting and a shared 190-foot concrete truck court. Chester Allen, Barry Bowling and Carlton Midyette III of CBRE | Raleigh represented the seller, Hicks, Murphy and Myrick Families, in the land sale. Butch Miller, Ann-Stewart Patterson and Bryan Everett of CBRE | Raleigh will handle Eastgate540’s leasing responsibilities.