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Construction Completed on Neil Enterprises’ Illinois Facility

Construction wrapped up on a new office and distribution warehouse in Vernon Hills, IL that is home to Neil Enterprises, Inc., Neil Enterprises – Varsity Line, and Illini. The 110,000-square-foot facility is located at 1000 Woodlands Parkway.

The build-to-suit designed by Ware Malcomb includes 20,000 square feet of office space on two floors and 90,000 square feet of production and warehouse space. The building functions as a working showroom for all three companies’ product offerings.

Neil Enterprises is a photo novelties and promotional product manufacturer, as well as a supplier/distributor of DNP media and special event printers. Its Varsity Line distributes collegiate gift items, while Illini is a leading supplier of promotional products in the ad specialty industry.

The interior design of the open office floor plan features a mix of enclosed offices and meeting spaces. A large “town hall” serves as a multi-purpose space for break times and impromptu meetings.


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