New England Cold Storage (NECS) has secured debt financing with Rockland Trust Company for its first cold storage warehouse facility. The $22.9 million loan will go towards their new 120,252-square-foot public refrigerated warehouse that will provide cold storage and logistics services to food producers, processors, wholesalers, and importers.
Monogram Foods has started construction on a new 135,000-square-foot production facility in Creek Brook Park, Haverhill, Massachusetts. Monogram has plant and warehousing facilities in Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Virginia and Wisconsin. This is Monogram’s 3rd Massachusetts location, and will feature 109,000 square feet of multi-temperature warehouse space, plus a 26,000-square-foot sandwich assembly area. The facility is expected to be completed by mid-2022.
Vortex Cold Storage, providing temperature-controlled warehousing and supply chain solutions to the Midwest food and beverage industry, broke ground on its 173,400-square-foot cold storage facility in Albert Lea, Minnesota.
A M King has begun construction on a distribution center for Mexico-based GAB Operations in Laredo, Texas. The new 45,590-square-foot facility, when complete, will provide increased cold storage capacity for fresh produce and will serve as a hub for the company’s U.S. and Canadian customers. The project is scheduled to be completed in October.
Ti Cold Development is building a 254,330-square-foot cold storage facility in Reno, Nevada, with 40,000 pallet positions, and a 41,000-square-foot refrigerated dock. Situated within the heart of the infrastructure-invested Tahoe Reno Industrial Center and home to a diverse mix of industries and businesses including world-class brand names in Google and Tesla. This new Reno location offers convenient access to the I-80 corridor and Union Pacific Intercontinental rail line, which is the central logistics corridor to and from the east coast.
Blackline Cold Storage announced it will develop, construct and operate a new 298,000 sf state-of-the-art cold storage facility to be owned in partnership with Artemis Real Estate Partners at the Port of Houston, on a 36-acre site it is purchasing in the TGS Cedar Port Industrial Park. The rail-connected site is strategically located within the heavy-haul corridor in close proximity to the Barbours Cut and Bayport container terminals and with convenient access to the regional interstate highway system and provides Blackline the land for phased expansion up to 650,800 sf at full buildout.
Clayco, a full-service, turnkey real estate, architecture, engineering, design-build and construction firm, announced it has been awarded the design-build contract for Dollar General’s new distribution center in Blair, Nebraska. This marks the sixth distribution center that Clayco will build for Dollar General.
Dan Powers, President and CEO of Fisher Construction Group recently announced that agreements have been completed to acquire the personnel and assets of All Surface Roofing & Waterproofing of Spokane. The new division will be called Fisher Roofing Services. All Surface’s parent company of Santa Ana, CA is not part of the acquisition, and will continue operating as a separate company.
Plant is expected to facilitate distribution of Dole frozen products on the east coast.
February 17, 2021
Dole Foods has opened a new state-of-the-art frozen fruit facility in McDonough, Georgia, Dole's third frozen fruit facility in the United States, complimenting the existing operations in Atwater, California, and Decatur, Michigan. The new facility is approximately 60,000 square feet, fully automated and will have four manufacturing lines which when at capacity can produce 60 million pounds of frozen fruit annually. The operations will package frozen fruit for Dole's retail, food service and private label customers on the east coast.
Alaska Cargo and Cold Storage (ACCS) and the State of Alaska executed a 55-year lease agreement at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC), marking a major milestone in the development of a more than 700,000-square-foot, climate-controlled warehouse facility. With 32.5 million cubic feet of capacity, the facility will provide ANC with a critical piece of infrastructure at the world’s sixth-busiest cargo airport.
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