CenterPoint in South Wisconsin
CenterPoint is the largest property owner in Southeast Wisconsin, with more than a decade of experience helping tenants take advantage of this key industrial location. We have an unrivaled track record of build-to-suit developments as well as an ownership stake in several business and industrial parks throughout the area.LakeView Corporate Park
Just one mile north of the Illinois/Wisconsin border on Interstate-94, LakeView Corporate Park is a 2,391-acre business park home to 80 companies. LakeView Corporate Park represents more than 10 Million SF of development, suitable for manufacturing, distribution and office needs.GrandView Business Park
Located at Interstate-94 and Highway 20 in Racine County, this 180-acre business park offers immediate access to a skilled labor pool and customer base, and is zoned to suit a number of distribution, assembly, manufacturing and office tenants.
Find a Great Industrial Property in Southern Wisconsin
CenterPoint is the largest property owner in Milwaukee and the market leader in logistically advantaged real estate solutions. Explore our Milwaukee-area industrial properties to view strategic property opportunities that can help grow your business and lower transportation costs.
Southeast Wisconsin Industrial Real Estate Market Overview
With the Port of Milwaukee and General Mitchell International Airport located nearby, Southeast Wisconsin is a key supply chain route and transportation hub that connects the Midwest market to national and international locations.
Home to six Fortune 500 corporate headquarters, the region’s economy is growing quickly. More companies are moving operations to the Southeast Wisconsin area to take advantage of its strong labor base, competitive rental and utility rates, and close proximity to Illinois intermodal facilities and surrounding Midwest population centers.
With easy access to Lake Michigan and other waterways, Wisconsin is home to booming manufacturing and shipping industries, increasing the importance of transportation and logistically advantaged property locations. The Southeast part of the state provides an economical, accessible alternative for tenants and logistics companies that serve cities throughout the Midwest or are hoping to broaden their national reach.
Meet the Team
Ed HarringtonSenior Vice President
Mr. Harrington joined CenterPoint Properties Trust in 1999 and currently oversees the development of logistically located Facilities and Industrial Parks for CenterPoint Properties. He has overseen the development of new industrial business parks and manufacturing and distribution facilities. He has spent more than 18 years developing Industrial Commercial real estate. In addition to his commercial real estate experience, he worked for several years as a civil engineer with local Chicago engineering firms. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Marquette University and a Masters of Business Administration from Loyola University, Chicago. Furthermore, he is a member of the NAIOP Chicago Board of Directors and a member of the NAIOP Chicago Legislative Committee.Close Bio
Jim ShieldsVice President, Regional Manager
Vice President, Regional Manager630-586-8193 email@example.comMr. James Shields, Vice President, Regional Manager, joined CenterPoint Properties in 2001. During his tenure, Mr. Shields held positions as Property Accountant, Property Manager and Vice President Regional Manager, with the oversight of 15 million square feet of industrial property. He manages roughly $62.3 million of revenue annually and leads a team responsible for the leasing of vacant space and negotiating lease and tenant improvements. Mr. Shields oversees the direct supervision of maintenance engineers, prepares facility budgets and maintains properties under corporate approval budgets with minimal variance. Mr. Shields graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from Robert Morris College and will receive his Masters in Supply Chain Management from Elmhurst College in 2015. He is an active member of the Los Angeles Transportation Club, National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) Chicago and BOMA.Close Bio
Brian McKiernanSenior Vice President
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Mr. McKiernan joined CenterPoint Properties in October 2006 and is responsible for the origination, development, execution and integration of park teams for new and existing business opportunities. Mr. McKiernan coordinates, communicates and integrates development teams to maximize transaction volumes and land absorption through a focused national strategy to identify and leverage supply chain cost savings resulting in maximized yields on transactions.
Prior to joining CenterPoint, McKiernan served as Captain in the United States Air Force from March 2001 until he was honorably discharged in March 2006. He most recently served as a Business Advisor to the United States Central Air Force, Middle East Division, where he managed the deployment and budget for 25 offices in 18 countries. He advised senior leadership on business operations for 200 acquisitions and construction project valued in excess of $250M. Mr. McKiernan graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a B.S. in Management in June 1999.Close Bio