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Last Updated Feb. 18, 2024

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Survey of Crane Warehouse for Sale - Chicago Metro

Survey Items - examples of crane warehouses for sale 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 3 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Purchase
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
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Chicago Midway International Airport
Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 14
Total Square Feet
Actual: 33964
Further Description * 33,964 SF Building Area
* 1.52 AC Lot Size
* 1 Story
* Built 1955
* Gas Heating
* Single Tenancy
* Class C Building
* Sale - Owner User
* Opportunity Zone
* 14 FT Clear Height
* City Water & Sewer
* 1.2/1,000 SF Parking Ratio
* 2 Dock-High Doors/Loading
* 2 Drive In / Grade-Level Doors

This property boasts a 33,964-square-foot building area and sits on a 1.52-acre lot. It is a one-story structure categorized as a Class C building and was built in 1955. The parking ratio stands at 1.26 per 1,000 square feet. It also includes a 1.2/1,000 square foot parking ratio, a comfortable 14-foot clearance height, two dock-high doors, two drive-in entrances, falls within an Opportunity Zone, has access to city water and sewer services, and utilizes gas heating.

Survey Item 2 of 3 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Purchase
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
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Clear Height (ft)
Actual: 22
Total Square Feet
Actual: 30000
Further Description * ±30,000 SF Building Size
* ±10,000 SF Typical Floor Size
* 0.29 AC Lot Size
* Sale - Investment or Owner User
* Built in 1886 and Renovated in 2019
* 12’ Slab To Slab
* PMD 4A Zoning
* Class B Building
* Single Tenancy
* 2.37 Building FAR
* 5 Parking Spaces
* 22' ceiling heights
* Signage
* Crane
* Storage Space
* Direct Elevator Exposure
* Natural Light

This ±30,000 SF brick & heavy timber loft is comprised of two distinct buildings. The structure consists of a three-story with floor plates of approximately ±8,600 SF, 12-14' ceiling heights, generous column spacing, and an internal staircase with an elevator shaft. In the south of the building is a high-bay crane portion, with a floor plate of approx 3,500 and approximately 22’ ceiling heights with two drive-in doors, an exposed truss system, and multiple points for loading and access.

Survey Item 3 of 3 Help Me Find Properties Like This
Property Type Purchase
Transaction Type Industrial & Flex
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Chicago O'Hare International Airport
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Property Descriptions
Clear Height (ft)
Minimum: 14
Maximum: 20
Office Square Feet
Actual: 35258
Total Square Feet
Actual: 84871
Further Description * ±84,871 SF Building Area
* ±12.17 AC Lot Size
* Sale - Investment
* Built 2007
* Class B Building
* 1 Storey
* Single Tenancy
* 14’ – 20’ Clear Height
* Two 10-ton cranes
* One 5-ton crane
* One 1-ton crane
* 7 Drive-In / Grade-Level Doors
* 2.25/1,000 SF Parking Ratio

This crane warehouse with an approximate size of 49,613 SF has two 10-ton crane, one 5-ton crane, and one 1-tone crane. The structure is situated on 12.17 AC of land built in 2007, it is a single-story with 14’ – 20’ clear height and seven drive-in doors. Additionally has 35,258 SF of office space and 191 stalls for car parking.


Chicago Metro Area: Crane-Served or Crane-Ready Warehouses for Sale

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In the heart of America's industrial belt, Chicago stands as a testament to the power of innovation and hard work. With its strategic location and rich history of manufacturing prowess, Chicago offers businesses unparalleled opportunities, especially those seeking advanced warehousing solutions.

For businesses ready to make a long-term investment, purchasing a crane-ready or crane-served warehouse in Chicago can be a transformative decision. These specialized facilities, tailored for businesses with heavy lifting requirements, are integral for industries ranging from automotive to heavy machinery, and beyond.

The properties available in Chicago not only offer overhead crane infrastructure but are also strategically located for optimal logistics, ensuring that you can swiftly transport goods in and out. The city's real estate landscape boasts warehouses with high ceilings, reinforced floors, and expansive spaces, ensuring your operations flow seamlessly.

With the abundance of options available, finding the right crane-equipped warehouse for sale might seem daunting. To simplify your search, our "Survey Items" section lists notable properties we've explored within the Chicago Metro Area, ensuring you're introduced to spaces that truly fit your business needs.

Seize the opportunity to anchor your business firmly in Chicago by purchasing a state-of-the-art crane-served warehouse. Together, we can find the property that will serve as the foundation for your growth and success.


Crane-Served Warehouse for Sale - Chicago Metro Area

For much of the 20th century, Chicago was well-known for its steel mills. Although steel mills are not as important today, indeed, Chicago is still a principal industrial area. Many industrial and manufacturing jobs require some crane type to operate. If this is your case, you may want to rent or buy a warehouse with a crane, whether it's a jib, bridge, or gantry crane.


What Else Are People Searching For - Crane Warehouses for Sale in Chicago?

Crane-Served or Crane Equipped is important for certain applications. Cranes are less common than many other warehouse features as they can be quite expensive. There are other ways to search for this type of property or space. A few of these are listed below:

  • Drive-Thru Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Heavy Equipment Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Equipment Repair Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale
  • Maintenance Warehouse for Lease, Rent, or Sale

There are many more options for searching for Crane-Served or Crane-Equipped Warehouses for Sale in Chicago. There are also several issues we can help you with that are not mentioned elsewhere - things like:

  • Oversized Doors
  • Rollup Doors
  • Hoists

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.


Next Steps - Chicago Metro Area

Our job is to find a selection of Crane Warehouses for Sale 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.


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 Crane Warehouse for Sale 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.


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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