ROMEOVILLE, IL-Lyon Workspace Products, a national distributor of shelving, racks, lockers and industrial workplace products, has leased 277,500 sf at Windham Industrial Center V, a 450,000 sf cross-dock facility now under construction at Windham Lakes Business Park in southwest suburban Romeoville, Will County. Lyon will relocate its headquarter sales/marketing, customer service and distribution divisions to this site in February 2001. It is currently the first tenant at Windham V. Lyon’s main offices are now in west suburban Aurora, IL.

Windham Lakes Business Park is AMLI Commercial Properties Trust’s largest business park. The 500-acre corporate park is located at the northeast quadrant of the Weber Road/I-55 interchange. One of Montgomery Ward’s largest distribution centers, with 750,000 sf it is a major tenant of the business park.

Christopher Lydon of the Trammell Crow Co. represented Lyon Workspace Products in the transaction. He says that the state-of-the-art, cross-dock facility and the location’s immediate access to I-55 were important aspects to the decision to relocate.

Tim Thompson and Jeff Fischer of AMLI are the agents for the industrial facilities within Windham Lakes Industrial Park.

Headquartered in northwest suburban Itasca, AMLI Commercial Properties Trust is one of the largest developers of business parks and commercial property in the Chicago metropolitan area. It now owns and manages about 3.45 million sf of office and industrial facilities. With its current portfolio, AMLI has the capacity to develop an additional seven million sf of office and industrial space on its existing zoned and improved land sites.

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