Opus Spec Industrial in Merrillville, Ind., Provides Easy Access to Greater Chicagoland Area

Opus is bringing a speculative 289,000-square-foot industrial building to Merrillville, Ind., helping to expand the city's tax base as well as the local economy.

The 37-acre site, located near the interchange of I-65 and Hwy 30, is just 44 miles from Chicago. It is in a prime location for warehouse and distribution tenants serving the greater Chicagoland area and beyond. Tenants and their employees will benefit from the development's close proximity to many restaurants, hotels and corporate users.

The rear-load building at 8700-8900 Mississippi Street includes:

  • 32-foot clear height
  • 30 dock doors (expandable to 65)
  • 239 auto parking stalls
  • 58 dedicated trailer parking stalls
  • clerestory windows for natural light
It will be ready for occupancy in January 2024.