The 2015 Event

CenterPoint’s Annual Event is now complete. It was an amazing week, shared by a select group of the nation’s top-performing industrial real estate brokers. We’ve shared a few highlights below. This year, CenterPoint invited brokers to Los Angeles where they stayed at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, toured Warner Bros.’ Hollywood studios, and celebrated some of the world’s most talented, fearless athletes at The ESPYS annual award ceremony. Want to attend next year’s event? Talk to your CenterPoint contacts about what it takes to earn an invite and join the nation’s most elite brokers.

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Event Details

Guest Attendees
Trent Agnew HFF
Sam Badger NAI Hiffman
Michael Barry CBRE
Steve Bohannon Cushman & Wakefield
Frank Caccavo Cushman & Wakefield
Jud Clements HFF
David Conroy Cawley Chicago
Jack Cozzie NGKF
Jason Crimmins Blau & Berg
Chuck Fern DTZ
Robert Ferraro CBRE
Cameron Fletcher Cameron Fletcher Real Estate Company
Erik Foster Avison Young
Gary Gabriel Cushman & Wakefield
Jason Goldman Cushman & Wakefield
David Hasbrouck Cushman & Wakefield
Whit Heitman NAI Hiffman
Kelly Landwermeyer Exeter Property Group
Dan Leahy NAI Hiffman
Matt McGregor Colliers International
Ladson Montgomery Newmark Grubb Phoenix Realty Group
Adam Roth NAI Hiffman
Mike Sedjo CBRE
Rusty Tamlyn HFF
Best of the Best Awards

Largest Development – Saddle Creek Logistics Services, Joliet, IL

Jack Cozzie of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, Ladson Montgomery of Newmark Grubb Phoenix Realty Group, and Dan Leahy and Adam Roth of NAI Hiffman

1,114,575 square foot build-to-suit, cross-loaded distribution facility for Saddle Creek Logistics Services at CenterPoint Intermodal Center (CIC)-Joliet, Illinois. The state-of-the-art facility is situated on approximately 60 acres, with ample space for car and trailer parking.

Saddle Creek joins several household name brands at CIC-Joliet in a building that features 32 clear heights, 132 dock doors (expandable), 4 drive-in doors, 378 car parking stalls (expandable), 328 trailer stalls, and a 14,670 SF office space.

Largest Acquisition – East Houston Portfolio, Houston, TX

Jud Clements, Rusty Tamlyn, Trent Agnew of HFF

Acquisition of a 27-building transportation advantaged portfolio in Houston, Texas. The properties are located within nine business parks, and total 3.6 Million square feet.

The majority of the facilities acquired are situated east of the Houston Central Business District. The buildings offer excellent access to shipping channels including, the Union Pacific (UP) Settegast, UP Englewood and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Mykawa yards, the Port of Houston, and close proximity to a petrochemical refining complex. The central location in relation to multiple modes of transportation provide tenants with decreased transportation-related expenses.

Largest Lease – U.S. Postal Service, Elk Grove Village, IL

Mike Sedjo, CBRE

The United States Postal Service signed a 10-year lease at CenterPoint Properties' facility at 2525 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The U.S.P.S. has been a CenterPoint tenant since 2004 at this location, leasing 453,000 SF of the 887,463 SF facility. The lease terms are in effect from 2015, expiring 2025.