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Opus Developing, Designing and Constructing Two Speculative Industrial Buildings in Prime Cross-Country Corridor in Des Moines

Northridge 80|35, a 60-acre industrial park in Des Moines, sits at a prime U.S. crossroads for delivering goods from coast to coast and border to border – the I-80 and I-35 interchange. The master plan for the industrial park includes up to one million square feet of warehouse space, which will help meet demand in a growing industrial market with very low vacancy rates.

In addition to desirable interstate visibility, the location offers tenants immediate access to the greater population of Des Moines and is less than six hours from Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Kansas City and Omaha.

Phase I Begins

Construction of the first phase of the park has begun. Residing on 19-acres of land, the first two buildings are flexibly designed to suit a wide range of uses, including logistics, distribution, e-commerce and manufacturing.

The 164,000-square-foot building will have:

  • 17 dock doors (expandable up to 39)
  • 4 drive-in doors
  • parking for 101 vehicles

​The other building will be 186,300 square feet with:

  • 21 dock doors (expandable up to 50)
  • 4 drive-in doors
  • parking for 121 vehicles
 
Both buildings will feature:

  • 32-foot clear height
  • superior dock flexibility
  • ESFR sprinkler systems
  • clerestory windows for natural daylight

Jerry's Enterprises, Inc., will own the buildings. The Edina, Minn.-based company, which owns supermarkets, convenience stores and other retail properties and brands, purchased the property in 1999.

The buildings will be ready for occupancy in third quarter 2022.