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Colliers Markets 247,000 Square Foot Building > Columbia Business Report

Ahead of a grand opening later this month, Necklaces | Caroline from the south was selected to provide brokerage and marketing services for a 247,000 square foot distribution center at Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

The industrial speculative building, located off Platt Springs Road and Colite Drive, is owned by an Indianapolis-based developer Scannell properties. Colliers’ industrial brokerage team, consisting of Chuck Salley, Dave Mathews, Thomas Beard and John Peebles, will be responsible for bringing distribution or manufacturing users into the Class building.

Scheduled for completion in the third quarter, the specification building will feature 32-foot clear heights, 71 trailer parking spaces, 22 dock-height doors, an ESFR fire suppression system and LED lighting.

The distribution center borders CAE Enterprise Park, home to Flex, Harsco Rail, L&L Products, CEEUS Inc., Allied Air Enterprises, Beverage South and Ferrous Engineering and Tool. A new red light will be installed at the corner of Platt Springs Road and Enterprise Parkway to improve access to the industrial park, according to a news release from Colliers.

“The airport fulfillment center is located less than a mile from the UPS Air and Ground hubs and the FedEx Air Ship Center, making it ideal for e-commerce businesses and delivery service providers of the latest kilometer,” said Salley, general manager of industrial services for Colliers. ‘ Columbia office, said in the release. “The property’s access to three interstate systems within 10 minutes provides quick access to surrounding submarkets and regional markets as well as the Port of Charleston.”

The specification building is the first development in Colombia for Scannell Properties, which has completed bespoke construction projects in Duncan and Rock Hill.

“Although Scannell is not new to South Carolina, we are excited to enter the Colombian market,” said Noam Newman, director of development at Scannell Properties. “We recognized the growth opportunity in this market and strategically planned to provide construction solutions to meet current market demand.”

A privately held real estate and development company, Scannell Properties focuses on speculative development projects in the United States, Canada and Europe.

Contact Melinda Waldrop at 803-726-7542.