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Visual Pak Inks Lease for 472K SF in Southeast WI

Chicago-based HSA Commercial Real Estate and Boston-based Washington Capital Management, on behalf of a client, signed Visual Pak Companies to a 472,176-square-foot lease for an entire building at the newly developed first phase of the Bristol Highlands Commerce Center in Bristol, WI. Waukegan, IL-based Visual Pak provides contract packaging and manufacturing solutions for a variety of well-known food, personal care, automotive and healthcare brands.
“With new distribution facilities for Amazon, Uline, Haribo and more, the scope and pace of economic development occurring in southeast Wisconsin is truly remarkable, and we are grateful to play our part in transforming the area through the development and leasing of this business park,” said Tim Thompson, EVP for HSA.
CBRE’s Whit Heitman represented Visual Pak Companies. Jeff Hoffman and Eric Fischer of Cushman & Wakefield | Boerke, together with Tim Thompson of HSA Commercial Real Estate, represented ownership.   


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