Hotbox Roasters moved its manufacturing and distribution operations to 5,000 square feet in a multi-tenant industrial building at 6100 E. 58th Avenue, Unit A in January 2020.
Denver Commercial Property Services moved its corporate headquarter operations to a 15,000 square-foot building at 6245 Clermont Street in February 2020.
Black Forest Distilling is opening a 2,500 square-foot operation in the Park Industrial Center in the summer of 2020. The business owner, which makes small batch vodka, bourbon, gin and whisky, intends to open a tasting room in the future.
Encompass Event Group leased 33,657 square feet of industrial space in Building A of the Colorado Logistics Park at the SEC 112th Avenue and Hwy 85. The industrial park is a two-phase industrial development of five buildings totaling 954,311 square feet.
TJ Maxx leased 94,621 square feet of distribution space in a multi-tenant industrial building at 8251 Quintero Street in the Nexus at DIA Business Park.
Bobcat of the Rockies is building a 25,000 square-foot industrial equipment dealership at 10397 Havana Street. The company’s existing facility at 7000 E. 56th Avenue will operate as a new concrete business division.
Lincoln Properties Company is planning to build 594,400 square feet of Class A industrial speculative space at E. 84th Avenue and Tower Road in Nexus at DIA. The project is called Ascent Commerce Center and consists of three buildings.
LMS Real Estate LLC purchased 14,500 industrial square feet on 2.14 acres at 9752 Hanover Court in Commerce City for $2.69 million from Hanover Court LLC.
GTCLS 5701 Colfax RE LLC purchased 16,325 industrial square feet at 5750 Fairfax St.
Terex Services has established operations at 6295 E. 56th Ave. in Commerce City. The company repairs, refurbishes, inspects and installs heavy equipment, specializing in maintenance of Terex and Genie machines, and virtually any hydraulic, electric, hybrid and truck equipment. The company moved their team of five (5) into the new facility and plan to create an additional 6-7 jobs in the near future, more than doubling the size of their technician team.
Colorado Analytical Laboratories, Inc.
The company opened on a new state-of-the-art laboratory at 10411 Heinz Way in the Mountain View Industrial Park area. The nearly $3 million, 12,500 square foot laboratory is expected to employ 25 people before the end of April. The company provides business-to-business services and conducts analyses of drinking water, wastewater, soil, and biosolids for land applications. Colorado Analytical Laboratory is certified by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment to analyze drinking water for organic and inorganic contaminants, nitrate and nitrite, cyanide, fluoride and coliform bacteria. The family-owned company prides itself on its support to long-term employees and delivering accurate and timely analytical results to its clients.
Crystal Packaging, Inc.
Established in 1977, Crystal Packaging relocated to Commerce City. Established as a company that provided blended products to the airline industry, the company has grown to expand their products to a range of industries, while maintaining customer focus. Now operating as a specialty chemical and petroleum contract packager and private label manufacturer, the company moved into a 70,000-square-foot facility on 7 acres at 9155 Boston Street. Included with the site acquisition was the purchase of an existing business which will continue to operate on the site as a co-tenant. The move brought 48 new jobs to Commerce City.
Diversified Body & Paint Shop
The family-owned and operated business specializing in custom repair and refinishing work for large vehicles moved to Commerce City. Diversified Body & Paint Shop built a new 50,000 square-foot facility on a 10-acre site at 9551 Willow Street. The company provides a one-stop shop with full service body, paint, and frame, alignment and suspension services for everything from commercial trucks and heavy equipment to recreational and emergency vehicles .
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
(ODFL) renovated and expanded its Commerce City Service Center at 5601 Holly Street. Old Dominion is a less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carrier providing regional, inter-regional and national LTL service and value-added logistics services.
Headquartered in Thomasville, North Carolina, the company owns 40 acres in Commerce City and employs more than 330 people with facilities that include 213 loading doors.
As the population of metro Denver increases, so does the need for distribution and warehouse space. One of the companies working to meet that need is Lineage Logistics, a cold storage warehousing and logistics company. Lineage Logistics added nearly 116,000 square feet to its existing 430,000-plus square-foot operation already in the Irondale neighborhood. This project brought an estimated $12.5 million in new capital investment to the city and adds 25 jobs to the company's current workforce of 90 employees.
The Glove Wagon
The owner of Glove Wagon, a gloves and safety supplies wholesaler, built a 16,000-square-foot facility at E. 96th Avenue and Havana Street. The company shares the building with another small HVAC manufacturer--Innovative Mechanical Solutions.
Innovative Mechanical Solutions
Formed in January 2013 as a break away company when the owners of Innovative Mechanical Systems retired, Sherri and Tom Paiz are growing Innovative Mechanical Solutions into a full scale HVAC design build company.
Haier / GE Appliances
Becknell Industrial’s build-to-suit for GE/Haier Appliance was built on the 38.8-acre site Becknell Industrial previously acquired in April of 2018. The company built a 540,800-square-foot industrial facility on the site, bringing more jobs and capital investment to the growing Tower Road corridor. Haier US Appliance Solutions, a Chinese company that recently bought GE Appliances, leased a 351,520-square-foot space in the building.
A.R. Wilfley & Sons, Inc.
This family-owned company, which manufactures centrifugal and other pumps, moved its headquarters and manufacturing operations to a 120,000 square-foot industrial facility in the Stapleton Business Center in Commerce City. The company brought 90 new jobs and over $6 million in new capital investment to the city.
George T. Sanders Company
The plumbing and heating products supplier built a new 76,000 square-foot distribution facility in the Marty Farms Industrial Center - south of E. 96th Avenue on E. 95th Place and Yosemite in Commerce City. The George T. Sanders Company is one of the largest suppliers of plumbing and heating suppliers to mechanical and plumbing contractors in Colorado. The new facility will bring up to 30 full time employees over the next three years to the city.
Intsel Steel West
The family-owned steel company purchased 55 acres of industrial land and built a 234,000 square-foot industrial facility in Irondale. The new building represents a consolidation and growth of the company’s existing operations in Denver and Commerce City and includes a new rail spur from the BNSF line on the east side of the property. The parent company, Triple-S Steel Supply, is based in Houston, Tex. and sells nearly 500,000 tons of steel per year for bridges, stadiums, barges, and large buildings throughout North America, Central and South America and Asia. The Commerce City operations is a subsidiary called Intsel Steel West and employs nearly 100 people.
McLane Foodservice is one of the leading wholesale suppliers to grocery retailers and restaurants and operates 18 regional distribution centers in 16 states with a fleet of 1,900+ truck tractors and trailers. The company built a new 250,000-square-foot refrigerated distribution facility in the Nexus at DIA Business Park. Commerce City facility primarily serves McLane’s chain restaurant customers in the region and employs 240 people (delete remainder of sentence). The project brings over $30 million in new capital investment to the city.
Rock River Ranches
A wholesaler of fresh and frozen bison/buffalo products is under construction on a 7,500square-foot warehouse at 5460 Colorado Blvd. The company expects to process thousands of pounds of bison annually at the new Commerce City location and will deliver all cuts and ground bulk or burgers directly to restaurants in a biodiesel powered van. Rock River Ranches will employ 12 workers.