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Kroger, Ocado to Open 350,000 SF Fulfillment Center in Dallas, Create 400 Jobs

DALLAS — A partnership between The Kroger Co. and online grocery retailer Ocado Solutions will open a 350,000-square-foot fulfillment center off Interstate 20 in Dallas, a project that is expected to create about 400 new jobs. Construction is slated to begin in early 2020, and the facility is expected to be operational within 24 months of the groundbreaking. Kroger and Ocado have two similar facilities in development in Monroe, Ohio, and Groveland, Fla. Additional facilities are planned for …

PREIT, Macerich to Open 900,000 SF Fashion District Philadelphia on Thursday

PHILADELPHIA — On Thursday, Sept. 19, a joint venture between PREIT and Macerich will launch Fashion District Philadelphia, a 900,000-square-foot retail district housing dozens of shopping, dining and entertainment destinations. The $400 million project is a redevelopment of the old Gallery mall. A range of clothing and accessory retail options include Aeropostale, Burlington, Columbia and ULTA. The Fashion District will also house coworking spaces from REC Philly and Industrious. Other …

Bridge Development Partners Buys Land Site in Metro Seattle for Industrial Development

SUMNER, WASH. — Bridge Development Partners has purchased a 3.8-acre land site at 3113 142nd Ave. East in Sumner, a suburb of Seattle, for an undisclosed price. The company plans to develop Bridge Point Sumner South, an industrial building, on the site. Slated for delivery in third-quarter 2020, Bridge Point Sumner South will feature 82,591 square feet of space, divisible down to 30,000 square feet; LED interior and exterior wall pack lighting; ESFR fire protection; 32-foot clear ceiling …

Ford Unveils Redesign for Dearborn, Michigan Campus

DEARBORN, MICH. — Ford Motor Co. has unveiled plans to transform its Research & Engineering Center in Dearborn into a high-tech campus for its thousands of designers, engineers and product development workers. The heart of the project will be a new central campus building, which will sit on the site of Ford’s 66-year-old product development center. Construction of the new building is slated for completion in 2025. The new facility will help Ford speed product and technology innovation …

Presidium Breaks Ground on 408-Unit Multifamily Project in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Multifamily developer Presidium has broken ground on Presidium at Revelstoke, a 408-unit project located within Alliance Town Center in north Fort Worth. The property will be situated on 17.2 acres and will offer amenities such as a pool, outdoor grilling and gaming area, fitness center, dog park, playground and electric car charging stations. O’Brien Architects is designing the project, and Kimley-Horn is the civil engineer. Provident General Contractors is handling …

Market Basket Supermarket Will Anchor 306,000 SF Mixed-Use Development in Maynard, Massachusetts

MAYNARD, MASS. — Market Basket Supermarket will anchor the 306,000-square-foot Maynard Crossing mixed-use development currently under construction in Maynard, located approximately 23 miles west of Boston. The 70,000-square-foot store plans to hire 250 associates and will feature a full-service butcher and café with sandwiches, pizza and sushi. LeCesse Development Corp. is developing Maynard Crossing, which will include additional retail tenants and a 180-unit apartment complex called The …

Brady Sullivan Redeveloping 112,000 SF Mixed-Use Project in Keene, New Hampshire

KEENE, N.H. — Brady Sullivan Properties is redeveloping the Colony Mill Marketplace, an existing 112,000-square-foot mixed-use project in Keene, located about 50 miles southwest of Concord. Construction of 89 apartments is slated for completion by the end of fall 2019, and the property already encompasses Elm City Brewing Co., Keene Casino and NBT Bank. The mill was originally built in the mid-1700s and was traded and redeveloped numerous times before it reopened as Colony Mill Marketplace in …

Amazon to Expand Chicago Loop Office by 70,000 SF, Add 400 Jobs

CHICAGO — Amazon has unveiled plans to expand its Chicago tech hub and create an additional 400 jobs in fields including cloud computing, advertising and business development. To accommodate the job creation, Amazon will expand its office in downtown Chicago by more than 70,000 square feet. This will double the company’s tech workforce within the city. Amazon’s Chicago tech hub is one of the company’s 18 North American tech hubs. Amazon employees in Chicago currently build and support …

265-Unit Apartment Community Opens in St. Peters, Missouri

ST. PETERS, MO. — A new apartment community known as 5300 Centre Apartments has opened in St. Peters, about 30 miles west of St. Louis. Developed by Propper Construction Services, the four-story property features 265 units across two buildings. The community includes two rooftop garden areas, one of which is designed for recreation areas while the other is designated for quiet areas with hammocks and outdoor yoga classes. Other amenities include a pool, rooftop lounge, fitness center, …

Krusinski Breaks Ground on 138,000 SF Headquarters for Yamazen in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILL. — Krusinski Construction Co. has broken ground on the new headquarters for Yamazen Inc. in Elk Grove Village. The 138,000-square-foot, two-story building will be located at 111 NW Point Blvd. Yamazen, which sells and distributes machine tool equipment and is a subsidiary of Japan-based Yamazen Corp., will relocate its current operations and staff from Schaumburg. Completion is slated for summer 2020. The facility will feature 50,000 square feet of offices, conference …

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