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Venture One VK Fund Acquires 265,644 Sq. Foot Industrial Building in Gurnee, IL

September 19, 2019

Rosemont, IL – September 17, 2019 Venture One Real Estate through its acquisition fund, VK Industrial IV, LP, a partnership between Venture One and Kovitz Investment Group, has closed on the acquisition of a 265,644 square foot industrial building located at 605 Tri State Parkway in Gurnee, Illinois. The property was vacant at acquisition.

The building was constructed in 2005 and sits on 16.91 acres of land. It features 35’ clear height, 22 exterior docks (expandable), 2 drive-in doors, an ESFR sprinkler system and 20,744 square feet of office space. The property is fully air conditioned, has 4,000 amps of power and a 4,250-amp backup generator. It has frontage on I-94 and has an additional 3.25 acres that can accommodate up to 638 car parking, truck parking or a pad ready 91,634 square foot building expansion.

Prior the Venture One’s acquisition, the building was utilized for pharmaceutical distribution. As such, it is equipped with secure loading, temperature regulation and pharmaceutical vaults rated for the storage of controlled substances. The building is being marketed with the pharmaceutical improvements in place or removed. Venture One plans to complete make ready improvements including office renovations, exterior paint and a parking lot sealcoat.

Steve Trapp and Joe Colletti of JLL represented the Seller in the transaction.  Steve Trapp and Sam Durkin will be retained by Venture One to market the property. 

Venture One Real Estate
Venture One Real Estate 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 greater Chicago and New Jersey regions. Principals of Venture One have over $7 billion of transactional experience. For further information go to www.VentureOneRE.com.

Kovitz Investment Group
Kovitz Investment Group® (KIG), is an independently-managed, registered investment adviser, founded in 2003. KIG is dedicated to providing best-in-class investment and wealth management solutions for high net worth individuals and their families, family offices, institutions, and financial professionals. For more information, please visit www.Kovitz.com.