PREMIER Design + Build Group Kicks Off Large New Industrial Project in South Suburban Chicago
August 31, 2022 (Monee, IL) – PREMIER Design + Build Group and Seefried Industrial Properties, Inc. held a groundbreaking event in August to mark the launch of a major new industrial project in Chicago’s south suburbs. When construction is complete, the Monee Logistics Center will bring 621,246 square feet of new Class A industrial space to the I-80 submarket.
The facility will feature precast concrete wall panels with glass curtain wall office entries designed for two large tenants and will offer a 40’ clear height. The complex will include 52 dock positions (expandable to 106) and four drive-in doors. Prominent energy-saving features will include LED lighting inside and out, clerestory windows for natural lighting, and a high-efficiency Energy Star rated heating system.
Exterior improvements on the 50-acre property will include the creation of parking for 148 trailers (+75 future) and 410 automobiles (+130 future). The Monee site is located approximately 35 miles south of downtown Chicago and offers easy access to I-57.
PREMIER’s team for the Monee Logistics Center assignment includes project manager Dale Carter, project superintendent Wayne Nyenhuis, and senior vice president/Midwest market leader Joseph Ahrens.
"We're thrilled to be working with the professionals at Seefried on another great project,” said Ahrens. “A huge effort has been put into teeing this project up, and it's clear the team is ready to execute with success."
“We’re very happy to be working with PREMIER again on another exciting project” said Brian Novak, vice president of development - Midwest region for Seefried Industrial Properties, Inc. “They bring a lot of experience to the industrial warehouse design/build process.”
PREMIER and Seefried are working with Harris Architects, Inc. for architectural design services and SpaceCo Inc. for civil engineering services. The expected delivery date for the Monee Logistics Center is July 2023.
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.