Becknell Industrial to Develop 5M-SF Industrial Park in Savannah
Developer Becknell Industrial has acquired a 430-acre land parcel in Savannah, GA and plans to develop Old Augusta Commerce Center, a six-building, 4.8 million-square-foot industrial park at the site.
Phase I construction has commenced at OACC which will feature two buildings measuring 1 million and 442,606 square feet. Located 10 miles from Savannah’s Garden City Terminal, OACC is aimed at users seeking space in the Southeastern US.
Chris Tomasulo, Bennett Rudder and Ryan Hoyt of JLL represented both the land seller and Becknell in the transaction and will be the leasing agents on the project.
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.