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PREMIER Design + Build Group Breaks Ground in Fontana, CA on Speculative Industrial Building for WPT Capital Advisors

Updated: Jul 5

December 27, 2023 (Fontana, CA) – PREMIER Design + Build Group and client WPT Capital Advisors gathered this week in California’s Inland Empire to celebrate the groundbreaking for a 318,243-square-foot industrial building. Located in the city of Fontana at 14874 Santa Ana Avenue, the WPT Commerce Center development is slated for completion in Fall 2024. The building will offer a 36’ clear height, 46 dock doors, two ground-level doors, and a two-story open office space totaling 7,000 square feet. Exterior features will include 84 trailer parking stalls and 99 parking spaces for automobiles. PREMIER is serving as general contractor on the assignment.

The Fontana site offers easy access to road, rail, sea, and air transport options. The I-10 and I-15 freeways are located nearby. Two intermodal train yards are within 12 miles of the property. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are within 65 miles. Two international airports, Ontario and LAX, are within 62 miles.

“We’re honored to have been chosen for this assignment by WPT, a company known for creating high-quality properties and investing with an ownership mentality,” said PREMIER’s Steven Gabbert, principal, Southwest market leader.

PREMIER’s Derrick Schuster is serving as senior project manager on WPT Commerce Center. Other team members include project engineer Victor Xu, superintendent Andres Bautista, senior superintendent Adrien Lopez, and director of construction Nick Palmer. PREMIER is working with HPA Architecture for architectural design services and RPM Engineers for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing. Voit Real Estate Services is serving as real estate broker for WPT Commerce Center.

About PREMIER Design + Build Group

PREMIER Design + Build Group is a leading design-build construction firm headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Ill. With a strong track record spanning several decades, PREMIER specializes in providing comprehensive solutions for industrial, commercial, healthcare, residential, retail, and mixed-use construction projects. The company's unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and customer

service has earned it a reputation as a trusted partner in the industry.

About WPT Capital Advisors

WPT Capital Advisors is a real estate development and investment management firm focused on the U.S. industrial warehouse and distribution sector. WPT operates a fully integrated management platform with a long history in all facets of industrial real estate, investing across diverse strategies through both public and private investment vehicles. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN with offices

in California, Colorado, and Tennessee. WPT currently manages in excess of $3 billion of assets on behalf of various global investment partners.


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