Midway Commerce Center artist rendering
By: Tom Radz | 09/12/22 |

Midway: Elevating Industrial Design in Chandler

The growing industrial submarket in the Southeast Valley of Phoenix will be seeing a three-building complex added to it very soon. Midway Commerce Center, on which LGE Design Build recently broke ground, will add just over 300,000 square feet of best-in-class industrial product to Chandler, Ariz.

The buildings, which are being developed by LGE’s sister company Creation, will be suited for light-industrial tenants who are looking for state-of-the-art distribution facilities with easy access to major transportation thoroughfares. The facility will be conveniently located near the intersection of State Route 87 and Loop 202.

The interiors will feature a 32-foot clear height with 52-foot column spacing, along with nearly 70 dock doors between the three buildings. The size of each of these buildings will slightly vary in size.

“What’s most exciting about Midway is the design of the project,” said Chris McClurg, principal at Lee & Associates, the firm who is handling the leasing. “We have buildings ranging from 75 to 108,000 feet, up to 118,000 feet, with excellent loading, clear height, and power.”

The logistics amenities of Midway Commerce Center will only be complemented by the exterior designs, all of which were done by LGE Design Group. The entrances will boast a two-story storefront window system with a sleek, modern look that is accentuated by clean lines and a steel canopy that curves around the corners of the buildings.

Aerial view of Midway Commerce Center

“We went through a process with the City of Chandler where they really wanted to elevate the design standards for industrial design,” Mike Russo, lead design architect for LGE Design Group. “Some of the design moves that we did got integrated. I think there’s a lot of details in the design that are gonna show through once it’s built.”

The modern design of Midway Commerce Center will do more than just add to the aesthetic of the City of Chandler’s rapidly changing landscape. The already-existing skilled workforce in the community is also expected see the project as a welcome addition.

“This project fits in well with the vision for the city as well as the Chandler Air Park area,” said Ryan Kaup, economic development specialist for the City of Chandler. “I’m most looking forward to additional product come online as we have very low industrial vacancy rates in the community. We have a very educated community and having these buildings available really will help us as we continue to attract those advanced uses.”

Midway Commerce Center is expected to be completed in Q3 of 2023. Please direct all leasing inquiries to Lee & Associates.