Valley Voice Newspaper

Allen Group to Construct Two Buildings at
MidState 99 Center

October 3, 2007

The Allen Group, a commercial development firm specializing in logistics parks and industrial developments, announced construction plans for two additional industrial buildings at its MidState 99 Distribution Center in Visalia, one of the fastest growing industrial markets in the state.

The 139,590-square-foot MidState Hayes Building 5 and 140,700-aquare-foot MidState Hayes Building 6 will both be developed as warehouse/distributionfacilities. The project is currently underconstruction,with buildings available for occupancyin April 2008.

The MidState 99 Distribution Center has eightexisting buildings totaling over two million squarefeet, all of which are 100 percent occupied. Current tenants include VF Corporation, International Paper Company, JoAnn Stores, Coast Distribution Systems, Workflow One, Worms Way, Bound Tree Medical, ORS NASCO and DATS Trucking.Approximately 200 acres are left for build-to-suit opportunities up to 1 million square feet. The development team includes: TaylorTeterPartnership, as architects and structural engineers Lane Engineers Inc., as civil engineers and B.J. Perch Construction, as general contractors.