Venture One Completes Sale-Leaseback Acquisition with Woodland Foods

Chicago – Venture One Real Estate, LLC, through its acquisition fund, VK Industrial I, LP, has closed on a 44,104 square foot industrial building at 2011 Swanson Court in Gurnee, Illinois.
The property was built in 1976 and added on to in 1988. It is a food grade distribution and production facility that is fully air conditioned and has land for expansion. Venture One purchased the building in a sale-leaseback transaction with Woodland Foods who signed a lease for the entire facility. Woodland Foods processes, packages and sells dry specialty foods to service distributers, food manufacturers, and retail outlets throughout North America. “Venture One worked quickly and was easy to do business with. We look forward to a long relationship with their company,” said David Moore, the CEO of Woodland Foods.

Woodland Foods was represented by Sam Badger, Brad Weiner and Whit Heitman of Paine/Wetzel.

Venture One Real Estate

Venture One is a real estate private equity fund manager, developer and operating company specializing in the industrial property sector. Headquartered in Chicago, Venture One manages a series of discretionary value-add investment funds that target opportunities throughout the Chicago MSA and Northeast Industrial Region. Principals of Venture One have over $7 billion of transactional experience. For further information go to www.VentureOneRE.com.