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Morgan Li Plans 240K-SF Chicago Heights Warehouse Facility

Morgan Li has announced plans to build a new facility in Chicago Heights, replacing the manufacturer’s warehouse that was destroyed in a fire in 2023.

The third-generation family-owned company, which offers fixtures, furniture and graphics solutions, has finalized site plans for a new 240,000 square foot, energy-efficient facility that will feature more than 20 loading docks and an additional 40,000 square foot building dedicated to a new paint line.

The Class A building is expected to open in the spring of 2025, and Designhaus Architecture is the design firm for the project. Morgan Li’s previous warehouse at the company’s 1001 Washington Avenue location burned down a year ago. In selecting a site for a new facility, the company wanted to remain in Chicago Heights. “There is no other place we would have considered to build our new facility and continue the legacy we are growing in this community,” said Andy Rosenband, CEO of Morgan Li.

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