Opus Signs Sara Lee Corporation for Plainfield Business Center Space

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Opus Development Corporation announced today that Sara Lee Corporation has signed a lease for approximately 281,000 square feet of space at Plainfield Business Center at Airwest in Plainfield, Ind.

Sara Lee will occupy the remaining available space in Building 9, a 481,965-square-foot building, which is the most recent project within the 6 million square foot development that began in the mid 1990s. Sara Lee will establish a new distribution center at the site, which is easily accessible from the Indianapolis International Airport and Interstate 70. 

John Cumming, vice president, Real Estate Development for Opus Development Corporation said Sara Lee plans to move into the building in February 2011, following completion of interior improvements currently in progress. “We’re thrilled to be adding Sara Lee as a tenant at Plainfield Business Center at Airwest,” said Cumming. “For Sara Lee, we had the right space with the right features at the right location at the right time to fulfill a key need in their logistics operations.”  

Summit Reality Group represented Opus Development Corporation in the transaction. Sara Lee was represented by CB Richard Ellis and Colliers International.  

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 www.opus-group.com.