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Last Updated June 6, 2024

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Survey of Cold Storage Warehouse for Lease Or Rent - Chicago Metro

Survey Items - examples of cold storage warehouses for lease or rent we've discovered in the Chicago Metro Area.

For more about this, see our Survey/Survey Item Description Article for a contextual description of Surveys and for what they are used.

Survey Item 1 of 7 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Lease
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
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Chicago Midway International Airport
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Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Property Descriptions
Total Square Feet
Actual: 28842
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 24
Further Description * 28,842 SF Building Size
* Three Space Available
* 0.96 AC Lot Size
* PMD-2, Chicago Zoning
* Built 1975
* Masonry Construction
* Wet Sprinkled
* Power Supply: 2,400 Amp, 120-240 Volt
* Metal Halide Lighting
* Natural Gas
* Gas Heating
* City Sewer & Water
* 24’ Clear Height
* 1 Drive-In Bay
* 5 Exterior Dock Doors
* 4 Levelers
* Ample Parking

This cold storage facility, spanning 28,842 square feet, is available for multi-tenancy and offers three separate spaces. Built in 1975 with sturdy masonry construction, it sits on a 0.96-acre lot. The facility is equipped with a wet sprinkler system for safety and boasts a robust power supply of 2,400 amps at 120-240 volts. Illumination is provided by metal halide lighting, while heating is powered by natural gas. City sewer and water utilities are connected for convenience. With a generous clear height of 24 feet, the facility features five dock doors, each equipped with four levelers for easy loading and unloading. Additionally, it offers ample parking space with room for 30 standard vehicles.

Survey Item 2 of 7 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Lease
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
Property Descriptions
Total Square Feet
Actual: 123600
Office Square Feet
Actual: 23500
Clear Height (ft)
Minimum: 16
Maximum: 24
Further Description * 123,600 SF Building Size
* 7.50 AC Lot Size
* M-2 Zoning
* Built 1960 / Renovated 1960
* Reinforced Concrete Construction
* 5 cold rooms
* 23,500 SF Office Space
* Wet Sprinkler System
* City Water
* Gas Heating
* City Sewer
* Natural Gas
* 24' feet Column Free
* 16' to 24' Clear Height
* 3 Drive-In Bays
* 7 Loading Docks
* 50 Standard Parking Spaces
* Power Supply Amps: 2,800 Volts: 480 Phase: 3 Wire: 4

The building encompasses 123,600 square feet and occupies a 7.50-acre lot, featuring M-2 Zoning. Originally built and renovated in 1960, the structure boasts reinforced concrete construction. Within the premises, there's a two-story office space spanning 23,500 square feet, complete with conference and break rooms. The warehouse area is equipped with five cold rooms or storage rooms, offering over 1,100 pallet positions. Safety measures include a wet sprinkler system. The power supply comprises 2,800 amps, 480 volts, Phase 3 Wire 4. Utilities such as city water and natural gas are readily available, complementing the gas heating system and city sewer connection. The building offers a spacious interior with 24 feet of column-free space and clear heights ranging from 16 to 24 feet. Access is facilitated by three drive-in bays and a combination of five interior and two exterior dock doors. Additionally, there's a fenced-in yard area providing extra parking or outdoor storage options.

Survey Item 3 of 7 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Lease
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
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Chicago Midway International Airport
Property Descriptions
Total Square Feet
Actual: 99407
Office Square Feet
Actual: 2992
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 50
Further Description * 99,407 SF Building Size
* 5.02 AC Lot Size
* PMD 8A Zoning
* Built 2025
* 2,992 SF Office
* 1,405 SF Utility Room
* Freezer Space
* 15,750 SF Cold Dock
* 50' Clear Height
* 13 Exterior Dock Doors
* 1 Drive-In Bay
* 46 Auto Spaces
* 13 Trailer Stalls

The building spans 99,407 square feet and occupies a 5.02-acre lot with zoning designated as PMD 8A. It was constructed in 2025 and features 2,992 square feet of office space along with a 1,405 square foot utility room. The facility includes two distinct freezer spaces: one measuring 38,163 square feet and another spanning 40,800 square feet. Offer a pallet capacity of 14,356, averaging one pallet per 6.6 square feet of freezer/cooler space. Additionally, there is a designated cold dock area spanning 15,750 square feet. With a remarkable 50-foot clear height, the facility offers ample vertical storage capacity. For loading and unloading operations, there are 13 exterior dock doors and one drive-in bay. Parking accommodations include 46 auto spaces and 13 trailer stalls, ensuring convenient access for employees and visitors alike.

Survey Item 4 of 7 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Lease
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
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Sycamore Rd
Property Descriptions
Total Square Feet
Actual: 587228
Office Square Feet
Actual: 13214
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 41
Further Description * 587,228 SF Building Size
* 50.11 AC Lot Size
* Built 1999
* I2 Zoning
* 84 Levelers
* Cross Docks
* Fully-racked
* 1 Drive-In Bay
* 41' Clear Height
* 7" Warehouse Floor
* ESFR Sprinkler System
* 13,214 SF office space
* 84 Exterior Dock Doors
* Reinforced Constructed
* Amps: 3,000-4,000 Volts: 277-480 Power Supply
* Temperature controlled, ammonia refrigeration

This property was built in 1999 with a reinforced structure, sits on a 50.11-acre lot, and has a total building size of 587,228 square feet. It comes with I2 Zoning and features a paved yard. Notable features include an ESFR Sprinkler System, a power supply of 3,000–4,000 Amps and 277–480 Volts, an impressive 41' Clear Height, 1 Drive-In bay, and 84 Levelers. The warehouse floor spans 7" and is equipped with 84 Exterior Dock Doors, Cross Docks, and temperature-controlled ammonia refrigeration. Additionally, the property comes fully stacked and includes 13,214 SF of office space.

Survey Item 5 of 7 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Lease
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
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I-65
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I-94
Property Descriptions
Total Square Feet
Actual: 60000
Further Description * 60,000 SF Building Size
* 8.00 AC Lot Size
* Built in 1960 and Renovated in 2007
* Reinforced Concrete Construction
* 15 Drive-In Bays
* 8 Levelers
* 8 Exterior Dock Doors
* 50 Standard Parking Spaces
* Amps: 1,200 Volts: 480 Phase: 3 Wire: 4

This 60,000 SF cold storage building features 15 drive-in bays, 8 exterior doors with a leveler, and electrical service of Amps: 1,200 Volts: 480 Phase: 3 Wire: 4. Currently coolers have been decommissioned but can be reactivated.

Survey Item 6 of 7 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Lease
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
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Chicago Midway International Airport
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Chicago O'Hare International Airport
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Palatine Station Commuter Rail
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Buffalo Grove Station Commuter Rail
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Lake Cook Road
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Dundee Road
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I-53
Property Descriptions
Total Square Feet
Actual: 57000
Office Square Feet
Actual: 2724
Further Description * 57,000 SF Building Size
* 4.48 AC Lot Size
* Built 1986
* Masonry Constructed
* 2,724 SF Office Space
* Wet Sprinkler System
* Amps: 600 Phase: 3 Power Supply
* 16,924 SF Freezers and Refrigeration
* M-1 Zoning

This single-story of 57,000 square industrial building includes a cold storage space with in-place freezers and refrigerators. It was built in 1986 using masonry construction with a drive-in bay, 2 interior dock doors with levelers, a wet sprinkler system and a parking ratio of 3.0/1,000 SF.

Survey Item 7 of 7 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Lease
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
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18th Street Station
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Damen Station
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Western Avenue Station
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Halsted Station Commuter Rail
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Chicago Midway International Airport
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Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Property Descriptions
Total Square Feet
Actual: 52875
Further Description * 52,875 SF Building Size
* 1.74 AC Lot Size
* Built 1912
* Masonry Constructed
* M2-2 Zoning
* Amps: 200-1,200 Volts: 208-480 Power Supply

This 52,875 square feet of flexible cold storage warehouse features two drive-in docks, a storage area, a walk-in cooler, freezer space and ample parking area.

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Chicago Metro Area: Cold Storage Warehouse with Coolers or Freezers for Lease or Rent

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For businesses in need of cold storage warehouses in the bustling Chicago Metro Area, you've come to the right destination. Whether you're in the food industry, pharmaceuticals, or specialized logistics, Chicago offers a plethora of facilities tailored for your temperature-sensitive goods.

Chicago, known as the "Windy City," isn't just famous for its vibrant culture and deep-dish pizzas. Its strategic location at the heart of the Midwest, combined with a robust industrial backbone, makes it a prime hub for businesses looking for cold storage warehouse facilities.

Within the Chicago property market, there's a diverse range of cold storage warehouses available for lease or rent. From cutting-edge facilities with state-of-the-art cooling systems to more modest spaces for startups, there's a fit for every business need. Features often include adjustable temperature zones, multiple loading docks, and ample parking space for logistics.

We understand the unique demands of businesses in the Chicago area. That's why we're dedicated to assisting you in navigating the property market to find the perfect cold storage solution. No matter the size or scope of your operation, we believe there's a property waiting for you here.

Provide your contact details and specific requirements, and we'll present you with a curated list of properties that align with your needs. For a glimpse into what's available, our "Survey Items" section showcases examples of properties we've located in the Chicago Metro Area.

Experience the advantages of leasing or renting a cold storage warehouse in the vibrant Chicago Metro Area.

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Cold Storage Warehouse for Lease Or Rent - Chicago Metro Area

Chicago is a hub of communications and is the preeminent city in the Midwest, a macro area of the United States of almost 2 million square kilometers and 70 million inhabitants. The "Chicagoland" alone is home to some 10 million people. For this reason, having cold storage warehouses in Chicago can be very profitable for any business that has to do with food. If you want to buy or rent any such warehouse, you will find the support you need at Warehouse Finder.

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What Else Are People Searching For - Cold Storage Warehouses for Lease Or Rent in Chicago?

Cold Storage is critical for many applications in the warehouse industry. Some of these are listed below:

  • Food Storage
  • Food Preparation
  • Drug Storage
  • Drug Preparation
  • Valuable Document Storage

One might be interested in/searching for many terms in the industry. Some of these are listed below:

  • Refrigeration
  • Cooler
  • Freezer
  • Frozen
  • Chilled
  • Chiller
  • Cold Chain

There are several cities included in the Chicago Metro Area - here are a few of the larger ones: Chicago, Aurora, Joliet, Naperville, Elgin, Kenosha, Waukegan, Cicero, Arlington Heights, & Hammond.

The rest - hopefully close to an inclusive list, is on our Chicago Metro Area home page. You can navigate directly to the link on your Metro Home Page using the In-Page link for "Service Area Summary." This list includes all of the Cities and Towns we know in the Metro Area. Each City and Town listed is also a link to detailed statistics about that specific place drawn from various Census Bureau reports.

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Next Steps - Chicago Metro Area

Our job is to find a selection of Cold Storage Warehouses for Lease Or Rent in the Chicago Metro using all public and private information services along with our shoe leather and connections. This identification process is without financial obligation to you. Brokers make their money at closing, and these commissions are generally included in the lease and purchase price. To make contact with us, please use our chat widget at the bottom right of your screen, call the number at the top right of your screen, or go to our form page to send us your contact information and a summary of your requirement. For more information about our Chicago Area Affiliate, and more about what we do for you, please visit our Chicago Metro Area.

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What if I have a Property or Space I'd Like to List for Lease, Rent or Sale?

If you like what you see here and you have a Cold Storage Warehouse for Lease Or Rent in Chicago, or any other property or space you want to put on the market, please contact us and we'll provide you with a no-obligation listing consultation. To make contact with us, please use our chat widget to the bottom right of your screen, call the number at the top right of your screen, or use our listing information form to send us your contact information and a summary of your property.

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What if I'm a Broker with a Requirement from a Valued Client that I Can't Service?

What we do here at Warehouse Finder is identify and manage Broker/Affiliates in Metro areas as they work to help valued clients get the property or space that they need. We aim to be the best at what we do. If you have a requirement you can't service - most likely for a Metro area you don't serve - please contact us using our chat widget at the bottom right of your screen, call the number at the top right of your screen, or use our Broker Requirement form to send us your contact information and a summary of the requirement you would like us to address for your valued client. We will reach out to you as soon as practical to discuss the requirement and terms for proceeding.

Other Chicago Metro Search and Information Pages

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