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Allen Group Picks Builders

24 July 2007

Dallas Logistics Hub developer The Allen Group selected two Dallas-area contractors to build the first two speculative warehouse-distribution facilities at the 6,000 acre park.

3i Construction will build the 192,850 square foot DLH Building 2 and will provide construction services on DLH Building 1, a 635,000 square foot cross-docking facility to be built by Mycon General Contractors of McKinney, Texas.

3i Construction is a minority-owned business. Its selection partially fulfills a pledge by The Allen Group to achieve at least 25 percent minority participation on both public and private projects.

Construction of Buildings 1 and 2 will start in late July and should be complete by February 2008.

The Dallas Logistics Hub will eventually incorporate 60 million square feet of distribution, manufacturing, office and retail development. It is located adjacent to Union Pacific’s Southern Dallas Intermodal Terminal, a proposed intermodal project by BNSF, four major highway connections and Lancaster Airport in south Dallas County. It is planned to be a component of the NAFTA infrastructure and as an inland port serving U.S. West Coast and developing Mexican seaports.