lou-OpusRiverRidgespecrendering (2) The Louisville side of the Ohio River is land-constrained, but Opus officials say land is available at the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville, IN.

LOUISVILLE—The Opus Group has become one of the most active industrial developers in the Midwest, and yesterday company officials said they were ready to launch a speculative warehouse and distribution facility at the River Ridge Commerce Center just north of Louisville in Jeffersonville, IN. The 426,450-square-foot building located in will be Opus’ first development in the Louisville market.

“A few years ago, we started spending time down there to get comfortable with the market, and what we found was good, steady industrial demand,” Douglas J. Swain, vice president and general manager, Opus Development Co., LLC, told GlobeSt.com. The region is home to the UPS Worldport Air Hub, for example, as well as the Ford Motor Co. and many of its parts suppliers.

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Brian J. Rogal

Brian J. Rogal is a Chicago-based freelance writer with years of experience as an investigative reporter and editor, most notably at The Chicago Reporter, where he concentrated on housing issues. He also has written extensively on alternative energy and the payments card industry for national trade publications.

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