PREMIER Design + Build Group Kicks Off Large Industrial Project for CT Realty

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Two-Building Complex Will Bring 1.7 Million+ SF to New Jersey’s Salem County


October 12, 2022 (Pennsville Township, NJ) – PREMIER Design + Build Group has begun work on a massive project in Pennsville Township, NJ. CT Realty chose PREMIER to serve as general contractor for Garden State Logistics, a two-building speculative industrial facility on a 282-acre site in southwestern New Jersey. Building A will span 1,200,507 square feet and will include 222 dock positions; Building B will measure 512,242 square feet and will include 54 dock positions. Construction of Garden State Logistics is moving forward on an aggressive timeline.  Both buildings are slated for completion in October 2023.


Both will be constructed using precast concrete and will have a 40’ clear height. Each will have two curtainwall entries, along with clerestory windows for natural lighting. The larger building will offer (2) 2000 amp services; the smaller structure will have (2) 1600 amp services.


A fire pump house with fire loop is also part of the project scope. Upon completion, the Garden State Logistics complex will also include exterior parking for 1,797 automobiles and 811 trailers.


Pennsville Township is in New Jersey’s Salem County. It is approximately 10 miles south of Wilmington, DE and 40 miles southwest of Philadelphia, PA. The township houses a number of major roadways including I-295, US 40, US 130, Route 49, and the New Jersey Turnpike.


PREMIER’s team includes Mitch Braam as senior project manager, Paul Laino as senior project superintendent, George Deangelis as superintendent, and Joseph Ahrens, senior vice president, market leader.


“CT Realty is very excited about the two buildings at Garden State Logistics Park in Pennsville, NJ,” explained Rob Huthnance, who oversees all of CT’s developments in the Eastern U.S. “The overall market dynamics are extremely healthy with record low vacancy and meaningful tenant demand.  We believe these class A distribution facilities will be well received by the marketplace upon completion of construction.”


PREMIER is working with Cornerstone Architects Ltd. for architectural design. Swift Structural Design, PLLC will provide structural engineering services, and RTM Engineering Consultants, LLC will provide MEP engineering services. Civil engineering services will be provided by Marathon Engineering & Environmental Services Inc. CBRE is serving as the broker for the Garden State Logistics complex.


About PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC


PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC provides a full range of design + construction services for industrial, commercial, medical, multifamily, retail, hospitality, and adaptive reuse projects. From office build-outs to large-scale industrial facilities, every PREMIER project benefits from the company’s strong client focus and concept-to-completion success strategy. Headquartered in the Midwest, PREMIER also has regional offices on the East and West coasts. PREMIER has earned five consecutive appearances on the Crain’s Chicago Business “Fast 50” list of the Chicago area’s fastest growing companies. For more information, visit pdbgroup.com.


About CTR Partners


CTR Partners (“CTR”) is a fully integrated real estate investment, development and management company that has acquired, developed and/or repositioned in excess of 30 million square feet of industrial properties across the U.S. Founded in 1994, the company is headquartered in Newport Beach, California with an additional full-service office in Dallas, Texas and currently focuses its activities on Industrial properties. Since 2010, CT and affiliates have acquired over 4,000 acres of industrial land in Tier 1 markets across the United States. As of Q3 2022, CTR has more than 12 million square feet of buildings under active development and remains active in 10 major markets across the US.