Groundbreaking for the largest expandable speculative building to ever be constructed in central South Carolina took place today at the Sandy Run Industrial Park.
The 497,952-square-foot building, located at the intersection of Interstate 26 and U.S. Highway 21, is a project of Columbia-based Red Rock Developments, the exclusive developer for build-to-suit and speculative buildings within the industrial park. The structure will be expandable to 663,836 square feet with capability for cross-dock distribution and a clearance of 36 feet, designed to enhance warehousing speed and productivity.
The building is located in the Calhoun County section of the industrial park. County officials attended the groundbreaking along with business leaders and other members of the community.
“We chose this site because it is right in the middle of a great labor shed here in central South Carolina and will be in a region where citizens have a great work ethic,” said William C. Smith, Jr., CEO of Red Rock Developments. “This site also is surrounded by a great highway system, has a close proximity to ports and is in a very pro-business community.”
Smith noted that Red Rock eventually hopes to develop up to six million square feet of space within the industrial park.