Charleston, S.C. – Global logistics developer and leader Portman Industrial has broken ground on Phase II of Campus 4 in Camp Hall Commerce Park in Ridgeville, S.C. Phase II involves the construction of a 1,123,360-square-foot industrial facility on 110.6 acres. Frampton Construction Company, LLC, a full-service construction firm providing planning and design support, preconstruction, and construction services, is the design-builder for both phases of the project.
The facility is constructed of tilt-up concrete wall panels with a structural steel frame and thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) roof. Featuring a cross-dock layout, the building will have a 40’ clear height with 215 dock doors and four drive-in doors. Parking at the site is set to include 759 car spaces and 851 trailer spaces.
The project, led by John Gaskin, Portman Industrial’s Southeast regional manager, is strategically located adjacent to Volvo Cars’ growing manufacturing facility, and in close proximity to the region’s transportation networks and the Port of Charleston.
“The full development of Campus 4 at Camp Hall Commerce Park gives Portman Industrial a substantial land position with state-of-the-art logistics facilities in the highly constrained Charleston market. Campus 4 provides us with the ability to target a diversity of tenants desiring smaller, single-load facilities that have been the hallmark of Charleston’s tenant demand,” says John Gaskin. “Campus 4 also fills a void in immediate supply of cross-dock logistics facilities of +/- 500,000 square feet and +1,000,000 square feet, which are in short supply in Charleston and desired by present and future port customers.”
Phase I of the Campus 4 development is currently under construction and features three industrial facilities totaling 940,000 square feet. Phase I is over 60% leased. Located at the intersection of Fish Road and Volvo Car Drive, Campus 4 provides direct access to I-26 and is approximately 30 minutes from the Port of Charleston.
Keith Horton, senior project manager at Frampton Construction, added, “We’re proud of the progress we’ve made on Phase I of this project, and our team is excited to carry that momentum through to Phase II. Camp Hall is an expertly planned, best-in-class park, and we’re honored to be involved in the full development of Campus 4.”
McMillan Pazdan Smith is the architect on the project, and Thomas & Hutton (Phase II) and Seamon Whiteside (Phase I) are the civil engineers. JLL Charleston, led by Lee Allen and Kevin Ross, are handling project leasing. Construction of Phase I is expected to be complete in December of 2022, with Phase II set to conclude in the summer of 2023.
Camp Hall was designed and promoted by Santee Cooper, South Carolina’s state-owned public power provider, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Commerce, Berkeley County, Edisto and Berkeley Electric Cooperatives, the South Carolina Power Team, the Charleston Regional Development Alliance, and the South Carolina Ports Authority.
Portman Industrial is a division of Portman Holdings focused on the development and value creation of logistics real estate in strategic markets across the U.S. Since its founding in 1957, Portman Holdings has developed over 80 million square feet of industrial, hotel, retail, apartment, and office buildings around the world. Portman Industrial’s primary focus is the development of modern logistics facilities in core markets serving the U.S. supply chain. Portman Industrial will control well-located sites and develop speculative, build-to-suit, and COLD logistics facilities. The company’s key development strategies include logistics facilities in key transportation corridors, post-centric developments serving U.S supply chain and E-Commerce centers.
Frampton Construction is a full-service construction firm offering planning and design support, preconstruction, and construction services. The dedicated team of professionals takes pride in building strong relationships with clients while providing the highest quality of service. They deliver executive leadership and personal oversight throughout the building process, while working diligently to exceed the expectations of every client. With offices in Charleston, S.C., and Charlotte, N.C., the company is positioned to manage projects in the Carolinas and beyond. For more information, please visit http://frampton.construction/ or call 843-572-2400 (Charleston) or 704-900-0511 (Charlotte).