PERRIS AND SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF. — Rockefeller Group has completed construction of two projects totaling 1.9 million square feet of industrial space in the Inland Empire. Upon completion, the company sold two of the of four buildings, totaling 1.1 million square feet.
Located in Perris, Optimus Logistics Center includes two speculative buildings totaling approximately 1.5 million square feet. Ferguson Enterprises, a U.S. distributor of plumbing supplies, PVF, waterworks and fire and fabrication products, acquired a 1 million-square-foot distribution facility at the center. The company plans to move and expand its Ontario, Calif., operations to the new facility. The move will enhance Ferguson’s distribution capabilities from 600,000 square feet to more than 1 million square feet.
Additionally, Rockefeller Group sold an 81,286-square-foot industrial building at Tri-City Industrial Complex in San Bernardino to 4F Capital.
Optimus Logistics Center features a 407,000-square-foot building available for sale or lease, and Tri-City Industrial has a 344,249-square-foot property available. Both buildings can be subdivided to approximately 138,000 square feet to accommodate a variety of end-user requirements.
Mike McCrary, Peter McWilliams and Sharon Wortmann of JLL represented Rockefeller Group in the Optimus transaction, while Darla Longo, Bill Pellington, Len Santoro, Joey Sugar and Kevin Wille of CBRE represented Ferguson. Fullmer Construction built the property, while Kimley Horn & Associates served as the project’s civil engineer.
Chuck Belden, Kyle Kehner, Milo Lipson, Tim Pimentel and Ryan Velazquez of Cushman & Wakefield represented Rockefeller Group in the Tri-City sale, while Rick Nunez of Colliers International represented 4F Capital in the deal. Millie & Severson constructed the building and Thienes Engineering served as the project’s civil engineer.
HPA Architects designed both projects, while Ridge Landscape Architects provided landscape architectural services