Posted By Staff Writers On May 19, 2015 @ 7:21 pm

MEDIA REQUESTS: Jacque Engle
Communications Manager
1808 Swift Drive
Oak Brook IL 60523
Phone: 630.586.8024

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OAK BROOK, IL – CenterPoint Properties is proud to announce the development of an 8.67-acre build-to-suit wheeled storage yard for California Multimodal, LLC (“CMI”), a full service 3PL that provides warehousing and trucking services nationwide, at CenterPoint Intermodal Center – Joliet. Adam Roth of NAI Hiffman worked diligently with CenterPoint on the transaction.

“We’re thrilled to welcome another new tenant to CIC-Joliet, and fortunate to provide an ideal location that aligns so well with CMI’s supply chain operations,” remarked Brian McKiernan, Senior Vice President of Development for CenterPoint. “We’re confident that this partnership will not only benefit CMI’s presence and capabilities in the Midwest, but also contribute to CIC-Joliet’s sustained growth.”

The CMI wheeled storage yard will be equipped with secure perimeter fencing, 40 block heater receptacles, and a 2,500 SF stand-alone office building. The new facility will provide CMI with the region’s most competitive drayage rates and immediate access to the Union Pacific Joliet and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Intermodal Terminals, facilitating more efficient distribution of domestic and international cargo. Construction of the facility is expected to be complete by fall 2015.

“We’re excited to partner with CenterPoint and kickoff operations at CIC-Joliet,” remarked Joe Berni, Vice President at California Multimodal, LLC. “The park’s transportation infrastructure and logistics features will be valuable in streamlining our internal processes, and better servicing our existing and future clients.”

New supporting infrastructure, proximity to two intermodal parks and the interstate system, and access to a strong local labor pool are only a few of the benefits to locating within CIC-Joliet. For more information about CenterPoint Intermodal Center – Joliet and available space, visit http://www.centerpoint-intermodal.com.

About CenterPoint Properties

CenterPoint Properties is focused on the development, acquisition and management of industrial property and transportation infrastructure that enhances business and government supply chain efficiency. The company invests in major coastal and inland port logistics markets anchoring North America’s principal freight lanes. CenterPoint’s portfolio includes 57.3 million square feet and 4,500 acres under development in the company’s integrated intermodal industrial parks. For more information on CenterPoint Properties, visit www.centerpoint.com or follow @centerpointprop on Twitter.

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