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02.10.2015 - 300,000 SF Speculative Facility 100% Leased at CenterPoint Intermodal Center – Kansas City
USDA APHIS, Really Good Stuff Inc., Universal Forest Products affiliate


Today, CenterPoint Properties announced construction completion and lease commencement for three tenants in a 300,000 SF speculative facility at the CenterPoint Intermodal Center – Kansas City. The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will occupy 104,500 SF of the speculative, Class-A specialized facility, neighboring Really Good Stuff, Inc. and UFP Harrisonville, LLC in 65,500 SF. 

“The addition of three unique tenants to CIC-KC is a sign of a strong industrial market, especially for users in need of state-of-the-art customized facilities adjacent to multiple modes of transportation,” remarked Vice President of Development, Melissa Roman. “We are delighted to welcome APHIS, Really Good Stuff and Universal Forest Products to CIC-KC; in conjunction with the commencement of operations of one of the Nation’s largest retailers at CIC-KC, we now have four tenants strategically located at the park.” 

The building, divided into three units to accommodate each tenants’ individual business requirements, is adjacent to Botts Road and U.S. Highway 150 in South Kansas City. The facility joins an existing specialize cross-docked facility at the intermodal park, highlighting the essential need for industrial facilities proximate to intermodal facilities in Kansas City. The site is fully improved with completed infrastructure and features, 60’ speed bays, 32’ clear, 37-door dock doors with four drive-in doors and parking for 154 cars. The property is positioned adjacent to the Kansas City Southern Intermodal facility, with immediate access to Missouri Hwy 150 and Interstate-49, and beside the NNSA National Security Campus. 


“We are honored to continue our relationship with the GSA, after having been selected through a competitive process, to provide a modern space to improve operating efficiency while reducing operating costs for USDA APHIS,” said CenterPoint vice president of development, Melissa Roman. “By locating the facility within CIC-KC, adjacent to major interstate thoroughfares, the USDA APHIS is enabled to carry out their mission protecting the health and values of American agriculture and natural resources.” 

Mark Long and Tracey Mann of Newmark Grubb Zimmer represented CenterPoint in the transaction. Leigh Anna Sotdorus of CBRE, Inc. represented the General Services Administration (GSA) in the transaction. 

Really Good Stuff, Inc.

Really Good Stuff, a distributor of teacher supplies, is taking advantage of the superior connectivity CIC-KC provides to more than half of the U.S. in a one day dray. With direct access to Hwy 150 in South Kansas City, Really Good Stuff’s first Kansas City property will help to expand their supply chain, while minimizing transportation costs for shipments throughout the U.S. 

Mark Long and Tracey Mann of Newmark Grubb Zimmer represented CenterPoint and Really Good Stuff, Inc. in the transaction. 

UFP Harrisonville, LLC

CenterPoint completed the interior building design for UFP Harrisonville (an affiliate of Michigan-based Universal Forest Products, Inc.) to enhance the company’s distribution processes in a strategically located facility, proximate to multiple modes of transportation. The wood products manufacturer will experience improved connectivity to their retail customer base from their centralized location at CIC-KC. UFP Harrisonville, will take advantage of direct access to the KSC intermodal within CIC-KC. 

Matthew Severn and Pat McGannon of Cushman & Wakefield, Kessinger Hunter represented Universal Forest Products, while Mark Long and Tracey Mann of Newmark Grubb Zimmer CenterPoint in the transaction. 

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. For more information on CenterPoint Properties, visit www.centerpoint.com or follow @centerpointprop on Twitter.

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