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HARIBO Signs Lease for New, Larger Space in Kenosha

HARIBO, the world’s largest manufacturer of gummi products, is expanding by moving to a bigger facility in Kenosha County. HSA Commercial executed a full-building lease with HARIBO of America, Inc., at its Bristol Highlands Commerce Center East development, a 68-acre industrial park in Bristol, Wisconsin.

Located near Interstate 94 and the Wisconsin-Illinois border, the 447,216 square feet deal is the largest industrial lease executed in the Southeast Wisconsin submarket last quarter. HARIBO currently occupies the 157,656-square-foot Building 1 at Bristol Highlands Commerce Center East, just two miles from the company’s production plant in Pleasant Prairie.

Upon completion of the interior buildout, those warehousing and distribution operations will move from Building 1 to Building 3, located at 9403 136th Avenue. “This expansion is also a testament to the desirability of the I-94 corridor, which has attracted many new speculative industrial developments,” said Robert Smietana, President and CEO of HSA Commercial Real Estate.

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Jasmine Kilman is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, covering Chicago and greater Chicagoland, the Midwest, Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest. She covers industry trends, transaction deals, market research, and produces daily news stories. With experience in marketing and communications for academic nonprofits and corporate clients, including Hearst Media, Hilton, and Coldwell Banker, Kilman has written about commercial real estate, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), technology, healthcare, and philanthropy. She was born and raised in California and graduated with a degree in public relations. In her spare time, Kilman enjoys hiking and traveling to new locations with her family.

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