NORTH CHARLESTON, SC – Mount Pleasant, SC-based Landmark Enterprises will break round Wednesday on a Class A industrial build-to-suit project in North Charleston for Kalmar USA Inc. Kalmar USA Inc., a division of Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, and provides cargo-handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centers and heavy industry.
Landmark and Kalmar have designed a facility that will serve as a showroom, training facility, and customer service center for Kalmar’s North American operations. It will showcase Kalmar’s mobile equipment which includes forklift, reachstacker, and container handler products.
The new building will be in Cross County Commerce Park, an approximately 34-acre site that runs between Cross County Road and Cross Park Drive. Landmark has already completed one building in the park and is working on several other projects on additional sites. The 15,000sf building will be a pre-engineered metal warehouse clad with a combination of engineered stucco and masonry. It will include over 2,000sf of office build-out and a 70,000sf concrete yard where customers will be able to test-drive and train to use Kalmar’s equipment.
Jason Ward, President of Landmark Enterprises stated, “Landmark is excited to work with Kalmar USA Inc. and provide a real estate solution that will allow it to better serve its North American customer base. We are proud to help raise the profile of this global company in the Charleston area, and to assist in its path to future growth and success."
“This new development will provide a unique opportunity for our North American customers to experience and train on our products,” said Chris Booth, Vice President, Market Area North America, Kalmar. “We are excited to be partnering with Landmark and are grateful for their contributions and to the city of North Charleston for welcoming this opportunity.”
In the lease transaction, Kalmar USA Inc. was represented by Brendan Redeyoff of CBRE. The General Contractor is the Cornerstone Company of Charleston, LLC, led by Terry Weeks, and the lead Architect is Robert Gerber of GJS Architecture, LLC .
About Landmark Enterprises, Inc.
Headquartered in Mount Pleasant, Landmark Enterprises was founded in 1974 by Eugene W. Blanton and is currently led by Jason Ward. It is one of the most trusted and proven full-service commercial real estate development companies in the Southeast. It owns, manages, leases, and/or has developed more than 5 million square feet of commercial space. Its professional staff has the technical knowledge and skills required to guide its clients through the challenges of real estate development, property management and brokerage.
About Kalmar USA Inc.
Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centers and to heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move.