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RJW Transport Continues Rapid Chicago-Area Expansion

RJW Transport signed a 416,504-square-foot lease at 50 Southcreek Parkway in Romeoville, IL, in what ranks as the largest new lease in the I-55 corridor this year. In 2018 alone, RJW has taken nearly 1.2 million square feet of new space in the I-55 corridor.

JLL’s Dominic Carbonari represented RJW Transport in the deal.

“This is the third major lease for RJW this year, and it just goes to show there’s tremendous momentum in the market right now,” said Carbonari. “The Chicago industrial market is hotter than ever, fueled by the demand of logistics providers like RJW who are continuing to invest and see Chicago as a vital market for the industrial supply chain.”

Other RJW deals include 356,621 square feet at 2601 International Parkway in Woodridge, and 405,844 square feet at 1000 Veteran’s Parkway in Bolingbrook, which was the largest lease of Q2 2018.


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