The Opus Group® Announces Industrial Build-to-Suit Contract with Maxzone Vehicle Lighting Corporation


CHICAGO, Ill. - Opus Development Corporation announced today that it has been awarded a contract to develop and construct a 223,488-square-foot build-to-suit industrial warehouse for Maxzone Vehicle Lighting Corporation in West Dundee, Ill.

Located on 11.3 acres in the Oakview Corporate Park, this industrial facility will include 3,000 square feet of office space, 20 truck docks, two drive-in doors and ample parking for employees and customers.  

“We’re excited for the opportunity to work with Maxzone and to develop and construct one of the few build-to-suit projects in Chicago this year.” said Mike Yungerman, vice president of real estate development with Opus Development Corporation. “The location coupled with the opportunity to own the facility was ideal for Maxzone as they look to grow their business in Chicago and throughout the Midwest.” 

Construction will begin in August 2012 with building completion slated for the end of this year. Opus Development Corporation will construct the facility and Opus AE Group is the architect of record. 

Broker representatives for this transaction were Eric Chang with US Asia Investment Group on behalf of Maxzone, and Noel Liston from Darwin Reality and Development Corporation representing The Opus Group.  

About The Opus Group
The Opus Group® is a family of national commercial real estate companies headquartered in Minneapolis, with expertise in development, project management and construction, architecture and engineering, finance, sales and leasing. The Opus Group includes Opus Holding, L.L.C. and Opus Holding, Inc. and their operating subsidiaries, Opus Development Corporation, Opus Design Build, L.L.C. and Opus AE Group, Inc. Specializing in office, industrial, retail, residential living, institutional and government 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