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Cold Storage Speculative Building Announced in KC Region

by Mary Rooney | Jun 01, 2021

On May 17, Colliers announced that the first cold storage industrial speculative building is coming to the Kansas City market. The Class A, 167,000-square-foot facility will be located in the Heartland Meadows Industrial Park in Liberty, Missouri. 

With an official groundbreaking set for July 2021, the construction will include a fully insulated building, enhanced roof loads, and specialized floor slabs to maintain refrigeration and freezer temperatures required for cold storage properties. In addition, the facility will be customizable to the specific needs of the original tenant and has the capability to be divisible for multiple tenants if needed. The building’s completion is expected for Q2 of 2022.  

The cold speculative building along with the Kansas City region’s central location, low operation costs and supply chain infrastructure will support the rising demands of the food, beverage and pharmaceutical sectors. This further positions the KC region as a hub for food and beverage operations.

The recent announcement captured national media attention:

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