Legendz Way White Logo

Legendz Way - Desoto

1240 E. Centre Park Blvd., Suite 200
DeSoto, Texas 75115
(682) 282-7943

Legendz Way - Irving

2600 Market Street
Irving, Texas 75062
(469) 212-9359

Legendz Way - Gateway

3125 N. Great Southwest Pkwy, Suite 200
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
(682) 282-7936
February 1, 2024

Chicago area … here we come!

The Windy City is about to get a major upgrade in the world of industrial refrigeration. The Barber Partners team is excited to announce that Chill Development’s newest cold storage warehouse will be built in Plainfield, Illinois.

Chill Development Plainfield broke ground this week and will be ready for occupancy in January 2025. This site will offer national, regional and local distribution capabilities to Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison, Indianapolis and much more.

Boasting 50’ feet clear storage, Plainfield is strategically located in the Chicago Industrial Market along the I-55 corridor. In addition to taking advantage of DuPage County’s much lower property taxes, this site is just 3 miles from I-55, 8 miles from I-80, and a short distance to the Union Pacific Internodal, BNSF Logistics Part and CSX intermodal.

This property features a ±389,880 SF facility. Spec for 2 ± 3,600SF office areas.

Plainfield – Chicago’s Industrial Corridor

“Why Plainfield, you ask? Well, the answer lies in its prime location, which is conveniently situated right off Interstate 55. This strategic placement makes this cold storage facility a game-changer for businesses engaged in national, regional, and local distribution,” says Scott McGarity, Executive Vice President – Industrial for Barber Partners, the team behind Chill Development. 

Interstate Icing on the Cake

Interstate 55, also known as the Stevenson Expressway, is a major artery of the Midwest, linking Chicago to a multitude of key markets across the United States. From Plainfield, IL, you can effortlessly access the entire country,making it the perfect pit stop for distributing perishable goods. With its close proximity to Chicago and its extensive transportation network, Chill Development’s new facility is set to become a critical link in the cold supply chain.

Chilling Out with Chill Development

Pat Barber and Nic Barber, co-founders of Chill Development, emphasize the importance of state-of-the-art cold storage facilities. In Nic’s words: “In today’s fast-paced world, having cutting-edge cold storage facilities is paramount to ensuring that we meet the growing demand for fresh, quality products. We are committed to setting a new standard in the industry and providing businesses with the resources they need to succeed.”

Nic goes on to say that the new location will boast the latest in refrigeration technology, temperature control systems, and energy management.

Chicago: The Chilling Demand

But why Chicago? It’s simple—Chicago’s bustling metropolis is a hub of manufacturing, distribution, and commerce. As the third most populous city in the United States, it’s no wonder the demand for cold storage facilities is on the rise. With an increasing focus on quality and sustainability, the need for sophisticated refrigeration is greater than ever.

Chill Development recognizes this need and is responding in style with its Plainfield, IL, location. The facility boasts flexible storage options and is designed to cater to the unique demands of a wide array of industries, from food and pharmaceuticals to floral and beverage.

Chill Development: More Than Just Cold Storage

Chill Development’s Plainfield facility is more than just a place to stash frozen goods. It’s a testament to the innovation and dedication of the industry. As Scott puts it, “We’re not just providing cold storage; we’re providing peace of mind to businesses looking to maintain the quality and safety of their products. We’re here to make sure that your goods stay fresh, even in the harshest of winters.”

So, if you’re a business looking for a top-notch cold storage solution in the Chicago area, look no further than Chill Development’s latest location in Plainfield, IL. This facility is set to become a critical link in the cold supply chain, providing not just storage but an entire ecosystem designed to ensure the quality, safety, and integrity of your products. With its strategic location, cutting-edge technology, and commitment to excellence, it’s bound to be the coolest kid on the block!

Leasing is managed by CBRE’s National Food Group.