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"Months before a Whole Foods distribution center is set to open in Pullman [Chicago], developers are planning more than a million square feet of distribution space next door," reports Ryan Ori.
"Minneapolis-based developer Ryan Cos. and nonprofit community developer Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives said they plan multiple industrial buildings totaling as much as 1.2 million square feet on land immediately north of the Whole Foods facility," adds Ori.
The 50-acre Pullman Crossings plan is part of the larger Pullman Park redevelopment plan, which is already underway at the former location of the Ryerson Steel plant. "Previous phases brought in the nearby Method Products soap factory and Gotham Greens rooftop greenhouse," according to Ori.