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Needham Ranch to Branch Out with 400K SF Expansion

DrinkPAK LLC recently signed two additional leases at The Center at Needham Ranch in Santa Clarita, according to Trammell Crow Company and Clarion Partners LLC. The company first signed a 172,324-square-foot lease in November 2020 for Building 2 and will now additionally occupy another 400,095 square feet across Buildings 3 and 4 for a total footprint of 572,419 square feet.

In the end, DrinkPAK’s Santa Clarita campus is set to become the largest of its kind in the western United States. At full operation, DrinkPAK will employ approximately 200 employees at the new facilities and produce 2.1 billion product cans per year.

“DrinkPAK recognized the competitive advantages of our development’s strategic location and the significant advantage provided by the business-friendly city of Santa Clarita,” said John Balestra, principal with Trammell Crow’s SoCal-Los Angeles business unit. “This affords companies like DrinkPAK with a lower cost of doing business and significant support in expediting a multitude of permits and approvals from multiple jurisdictions for a very complex plant buildout.”

CBRE’s Craig Peters, Cameron Merrill and Doug Sonderegger represented Trammell Crow and Clarion in the transaction, while Newmark’s Patrick DuRoss, John DeGrinis and Jeff Abraham represented the tenant.

The general contractor for the project is Oltman’s Construction Co., the architect is HPA Inc. and the civil engineer is Alliance Land Planning & Engineering.


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About Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM. In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.

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