INDIANAPOLIS – The Opus Group (Opus) announced today the completion of a 1.6 million-square-foot distribution center for Omaha-based ConAgra Foods (ConAgra) in Frankfort, Indiana.
“We have a great history working with ConAgra and were thrilled for the opportunity to partner with them again for this significant project,” said Craig Larson, regional vice president, Opus Design Build, L.L.C. “Our design-build process enabled us to complete this immense project on an expedited timeline with ConAgra moving into their new facility only 16 months after they selected the Frankfort site as the location that would best fit their specific business needs.”
Consolidating ConAgra’s Midwest distribution network, the new facility will house more than 200 employees. Shipments to customers began in July.
“A project as significant as ConAgra Foods is to the City of Frankfort takes teamwork, hard work and dedication. The Opus team’s professionalism, expertise and responsiveness played a vital role in helping to establish ConAgra Foods as a valued Frankfort corporate citizen,” said Mayor Chris McBarnes. “Our community is forever changed thanks to their efforts and caring commitment.”
Located on nearly 300 acres of land, the distribution center includes 15,000 square feet of office space, 34-foot clear height in the warehouse, 125 dock doors, 10 rail doors and more than 850 trailer parking spaces.
Opus Development Company, L.L.C. was the developer, Opus Design Build, L.L.C. was the design-builder, and Opus AE Group, L.L.C. served as the designer and architect and engineer of record.
Opus’ recent portfolio of work includes 6.8 million square feet of industrial developments currently in its pipeline or completed in the past 18 months across the United States.
About The Opus Group
The Opus Group® is a family of commercial real estate development, construction and design companies headquartered in Minneapolis with offices and projects across the country. Opus operates as an integrated, multidisciplinary team with expertise in development, capital markets and finance; project management and construction; architecture, engineering and interior design. The Opus Group includes Opus Holding, L.L.C. and its operating subsidiaries: Opus Development Company, L.L.C., Opus Design Build, L.L.C. and Opus AE Group, L.L.C. Specializing in healthcare, residential, office, institutional, industrial and retail projects, The Opus Group has broad capabilities, deep experience and a proven design-build model that delivers solutions for customers on time and on budget. For more information, visit www.opus-group.com and follow @TheOpusGroup on Twitter.