Industrial Midwest

Construction on new 145,200-square-foot HQ for food manufacturer now underway at Union Pointe

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The new facility represents the latest development at Conor Commercial Real Estate's industrial business park located at the northeast quadrant of I-355 and I-55.

Development on a 145,200-square-foot build-to-suit broke ground earlier this month for AMS Mechanical Systems, Inc.'s new headquarters at Union Pointe in Woodridge, Illinois.

The new facility represents the latest development at Conor Commercial Real Estate's industrial business park located at the northeast quadrant of I-355 and I-55. 

AMS, a full-service mechanical contracting firm serving the chemical, food, process, manufacturing and power industries, will relocate from their current Burr Ridge location into the new facility in Woodridge upon its slated delivery in late December 2016.

Currently under construction on a 10.6-acre parcel, the new build-to-suit will feature a 31,000 square foot, two-story corporate office component with with an atrium lobby, open and private offices, conference rooms and an employee break room. The remainder of the building will be outfitted to support the firm’s warehouse and manufacturing requirements with a 32' clear height, five dock doors, seven drive-in doors and an ESFR sprinkler system.

The precast concrete facility will boast a contemporary exterior design with storefront windows and an attractive steel canopy at the main entrance.  It will also accommodate parking for 14 trailers and 148vehicles.

AMS joins corporate neighbors Edward Don & Company, a worldwide leader in the distribution of foodservice equipment and supplies; Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, a manufacturer and supplier of portable modular and custom modular, exhibit and display, products, graphics and solutions; and Kellogg Company currently located at Union Pointe.

McShane Construction Company and Ware Malcomb are providing the design/build construction services for the new headquarters facility.  Chris Gary of NAI Hiffman represented AMS in the pre-sale agreement.  Brian Carroll and Jim Cummings of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented Conor Commercial.