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Conor Eyes Q4 Opening for I-55 Spec Build

Conor Commercial is targeting fourth-quarter availability of its Last Mile Logistics Center I-55, the 316,550-square-foot speculative build now rising on Chicago’s Southwest Side. The developer broke ground on the project this past June.

Lee & Associates’ Walter Murphy and Sean Austin are representing Conor on the project, which will be available for sale or lease. Divisible to 60,000 square feet, the development is approved for a Class 6b tax incentive, and is one of the largest infill sites in the South City submarket along I-55.

“It is great to see more developments and opportunities coming to the southwest side of Chicago,” Ald. Ed Burke said when the project broke ground three months ago. “Businesses have great advantages to succeed here because of the close proximity to major expressways, railways and the airport. They are also surrounded by a very dependable and energetic workforce.”

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