ROCHELLE, IL-Black Earth Cos. has chosen Grubb & Ellis Co. to market its 200-acre Interstate Transportation Center industrial park here. The property, just north of and connected to the new Union Pacific Global Three Intermodal Terminal, can hold up to 12 buildings for a total of about 2.8 million square feet.

Black Earth had announced this $100 million center back in 2003, in a partnership with the Alter Group. However, John Basile, SVP with Grubb, says the park was shelved until the intermodal facility was completed. Alter is no longer on the project, he tells Black Earth is looking for build-to-suit projects rather than speculative development at the site. The park can hold buildings ranging from 100,000 to one million square feet.

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