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Becknell Industrial Announces Plans for Sauer Industrial Center

August 2021

Becknell Industrial has announced the acquisition of an 83.37-acre parcel proximate to the Richmond Industrial Airport in the Sauer Industrial Center in eastern Henrico County (NEQ) with plans to construct two Class A facilities totaling more than 725,000 square feet.  Building 1 will total 446,692 square feet of cross-docked space, and Building 2 will be a 279,319-square-foot rear-loaded facility.  Both buildings are scheduled for delivery in May, 2022 and will feature modern attributes including ESFR sprinkler systems, LED lighting with motion sensors, and ample dock packages.  Click here for additional information.

Clifford B. Porter, CCIM, SIOR of Porter Realty Company, Inc. is the exclusive leasing agent for the new development and represented Becknell on the purchase of the land.

Becknell Industrial specializes in the development and management of industrial properties nationwide, with holdings in 32 states, and offices in Chicago, Illinois and Indianapolis, Indiana.  Becknell’s Richmond area holdings include the four-building complex known as the Airport Logistics Center, with the two phases complete and construction on the third building underway with a total of 129,750 square feet, scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2022.  The fourth building is scheduled for delivery in late 2022 with a total of 187,500 square feet.  Including the existing buildings, a total of 805,190 square feet is planned in four buildings on the site.  Cliff Porter also represents Becknell in the marketing and leasing of the Airport Logistics Center buildings, and Porter Realty handles the property management.

Becknell also developed three facilities in the nearby Airport Distribution Center.  The park’s occupants include WestRock, Bunzl, Forward Air Solutions, and Graybar among others.   The park is fully leased, and Porter Realty handles the property management.