October 2016

NAI Hiffman and White Cube LLC represent Sodick, Inc in land purchase for new build-to-suit project

SCHAUMBURG, IL (October 26, 2016) – NAI Hiffman’s John Cash, executive vice president, David Haigh, vice president, and Tak O’Haru, President of WHITE CUBE LLC, represented Sodick, Inc., in its recent 4.92-acre land purchase in Schaumburg from Avanti Group, represented by Mike Magliano of Cushman & Wakefield. A build-to-suit project will soon be underway to build Sodick’s new North American Headquarters on the site.

Sodick, Inc. is a manufacturer of EDM machines that are used for the production of dies, molds, and other various applications that cannot be produced by standard machining methods.

“The relocation of our North American Headquarters aligns with our broader growth strategy. Retaining and attracting top talent while continuing to position our brand in the market as an innovative forward-thinking company in our industry; this will be further supported through our new facility and showroom,” says Yuji Akutsu, President of Sodick, Inc.

Northern Builders has been selected as general contractor to build the 40,000-square-foot office and showroom space on the acquired land. The building will be located at 601 Commerce Street within Woodfield Business Center, with high-profile exposure along I-90. The new building, slated for completion in December 2017 was designed by Harris Architects with civil engineering firm, SPACEO, Inc.  

About NAI Hiffman
Comprised of over 150 real estate professionals, NAI Hiffman provides leasing, management and investment sales representation for owners and occupiers of commercial real estate in the Chicago metro market. It currently leases and manages a 54+ million SF portfolio of over 600 commercial properties throughout metropolitan Chicago, Northwest Indiana and Southeast Wisconsin. NAI Hiffman is the Chicago-area representative for NAI Global, the world’s largest managed network of real estate service providers, has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property.

WHITE CUBE LLC Commercial Real Estate Solutions, based in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois USA, was established in 2008 to provide various real estate brokerage and business consulting services to a wide range of small, mid-size and multinational companies. Professionals at WHITE CUBE possess multicultural and multilingual capabilities, along with extensive global business experience. WHITE CUBE specializes in providing solutions to overcome communication difficulties in business situations, not only with language problems but also with cultural and custom differences in every country where our clients operate. 
About Sodick Inc.
Since 1976, Sodick has manufactured over 55,000 EDM machines and over 30,000 linear motor driven EDMs.  Sodick machines are used for the production of dies and molds and other various applications which cannot be produced by standard machining methods. Sodick EDMs enable the user to become the envy of their competition, as Sodick is committed to the highest quality standards.  For Sodick, this commitment does not stop at sales but applies equally to providing advice and support for applications, training, parts and service. Sodick’s North American headquarters is located in Schaumburg, IL which is conveniently located 20 minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare airport. The headquarters houses a $5 million parts and consumables inventory that ensures consumable and replacement parts are readily available. Customer support is handled by experienced engineers and all support calls are documented and entered into a CRM database resulting in the highest degree of customer satisfaction. As an EDM leader, Sodick has continuously conducted research and development that has resulted in machines with sophisticated and unique features. Continuous investments are also made in our three production facilities that have made it possible to manufacture all machine components to result in high-precision and high-performance machines. It is our highest aim that we continuously serve our customers by offering the most advanced machines to meet our customers’ requirements and expectations.

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