HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL-Amcol International Corp., headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL, has sold a new 72,000-sf facility at 2370 Forbs Ave. here in a sale-leaseback deal. Amcol signed a 20-year lease for the facility, which is in the Prairie Stone Business Park, says Pamela Rose, SVP with MB Real Estate LLC. The publicly traded company, which was established in 1927, provides and markets a wide range of specialty mineral products and had net sales of $744.3 million in 2007.

Rose and Jonathan Goldman, a VP with MB’s corporate services team, represented Amcol in the transactions. The building reportedly sold for nearly $33.6 million. Amcol acquired the 7-acre land parcel and began having the building constructed, she says. Amcol then sold the building to a REIT and will lease back the space, Rose tells GlobeSt.com. CRIC Capital, a joint venture between Prudential Real Estate Investors and Boston-based Corporate Realty Investment Co. LLC, is reportedly the buyer.

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