Bluescope Properties Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony at Orlando-Area Industrial Park

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Groundbreaking ceremony for construction site in Orlando

Construction begins on state-of-the-art distribution center in The Park @ 429

OCOEE, Fla. (June 20, 2017) — BlueScope Properties, a national real estate development company, today broke ground on two new industrial buildings to be erected as part of The Park @ 429, a Class A industrial business park located in Ocoee, Fla. Representatives from Cite Partners and Ocoee Mayor Rusty Johnson joined members of BlueScope Properties’ leadership team during the ceremony.

“Today’s groundbreaking is a milestone for our company as it marks our expansion into the Southeastern region of the United States,” said Scott Alexander, president, BlueScope Properties Group. “We’re eager to begin construction and excited to explore new development opportunities in the Orlando market.”

These two new properties, Building 200 and Building 300, cover more than 441,000 square feet. Both buildings provide state-of-the-art features including clear height of 32 feet, dock-high and grade-level loading areas, and ESFR sprinkler systems. Building 200 also includes a 130-foot truck court, while Building 300’s truck court covers 185 feet and provides 88 trailer parking stalls. The Park @ 429 is conveniently located near the Western Beltway (Toll Road 429), Florida’s Turnpike, East-West Expressway (Toll Road 408) and SR 50. This location also provides superior access to downtown Orlando, the Orange County Convention Center and all theme parks.

“Several factors are critical to an industrial businesses’ success: ease of access to highways, a reliable workforce, proximity to customers and suppliers, and quality facilities,” said Matthew Sullivan, managing director and principal, Cite Partners. “We’re confident that this partnership with BlueScope Properties delivers on all of those needs and more.”

“This development signifies yet another example of our city’s exciting economic growth and the strides we’ve made in transforming Ocoee into an attractive destination for businesses,” said Mayor Rusty Johnson.

Given the properties’ prime location and innovative design, they have quickly generated high interest as 62,000 square feet of Building 200 has already been pre-leased. Spaces are still available in this area of high growth, ranging from 20,000 square feet to 245,973 square feet.

Construction on Building 200 is expected to be complete in December 2017. Building 300 will be completed in January 2018. For information about leasing opportunities at The Park @ 429, please contact Cite Partners at 407-930-1800.

 

ABOUT BLUESCOPE PROPERTIES GROUP

BlueScope Properties Group (BPG) is a premier real estate development company specializing in Class A industrial properties. BPG offers a full-service approach, which allows its customers to work through a single point of contact for all development needs including site selection, land acquisition, facility design, permitting and construction. Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., the company delivers best-in-class, customized solutions for customers throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit http:// bluescopepropertiesgroup.com/.