Cooper Construction has completed the construction, development and lease-up of Phase 2 of the Hanlon Creek Business Park in Guelph, Ont.
The project is the largest industrial business park development in Southwestern Ontario, the Oakville, Ont.-based firm said in a news release.
The property totals 1.9 million square feet of class A industrial industrial spaces and corporate office buildings on a 140 acre site adjacent to the Hanlon Expressway. The industrial spaces include include manufacturing facilities, warehousing, logistics and indoor vertical farms.
Amenities include environmentally sustainable facilities, green spaces, electric vehicle charging stations, solar-energy initiatives, aquifer-regeneration infrastructure, a large natural water feature and a recreational trail system. All are designed to help occupiers achieve LEED, WELL, and Net Zero Carbon status.
Launched in 1905, Cooper services Southern Ontario in three primary sectors: design/build, construction management, and commercial and industrial real estate development.
Monte Stewart serves as Content Director - Canada for Connect Commercial Real Estate.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monte provides daily news coverage of major Canadian commercial real estate markets, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. He has written about the real estate sector for various media outlets and Avison Young since the early 2000s.
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Monte is active in his community as a youth basketball coach and raises funds for such charitable causes as Movember.