Merritt Properties completes first building in Merritt
QUANTICO, VA, Jan. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Merritt Properties today announced that the company has completed the first of two Class A light industrial buildings at Merritt Business Park at Quantico Corporate Center, with 46,995 square feet pre – leased to local tech company Hayats Pro and government contractor UVision USA Corporation. The park is the commercial developer’s first project in Stafford County. When fully developed, the park will consist of two buildings totaling 171,000 square feet of 18-foot single-story open space.
With an extensive fiber optic network, the HUBZone designation and the contiguity of the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Merritt Business Park is expected to cater for a diverse industrial base, including government contractors, distribution centers, manufacturers and suppliers. Services. The park also offers visibility to I-95 at exit 148, with easy access to the freeway and the Jefferson Davis freeway.
According to Scott Longendyke of Merritt, who leads the rental efforts, “When designing these buildings, Merritt was committed to creating high quality flexible spaces that would meet the needs of small single bay users, as well as to greater warehouse and distribution requirements. . We are excited to be able to support the growth of the local business community.
Hayats Pro signed on as the project’s first tenant, moving the company’s headquarters from Stafford to 21,690 square feet at Merritt Business Park. The company is a leading provider of multi-brand technology solutions for businesses, governments, educational institutions and healthcare organizations. With plans to expand product offerings and grow their employee base, Hayat’s new headquarters will include the company’s offices as well as their distribution warehouse. The company intends to add technology, warehouse and distribution positions as it moves to the new facility.
“Hayats Pro is delighted to announce our transition to a new office and warehouse space built by Merritt,” said co-founder Rolly Hayat. “As we continue to grow, this facility will allow us to scale our business to better serve both our customers and our rapidly growing team. “
Defense contractor UVision USA Corporation will occupy an additional 25,305 square feet of the building. The Israel-based company designs and manufactures intelligent defense equipment systems that use the integration of advanced airborne guidance and sophisticated navigation algorithms. The Quantico site will house the company’s drone production plant and the US government series of HERO systems.
“We have looked at many facilities and locations across the Commonwealth and found that this Merritt property completely meets our expectations for size, growth potential and location. We are happy to be part of the Merritt family, ”said Jim Truxel, CEO of UVision USA.
Merritt Business Park is located in the Quantico Corporate Center (QCC), the region’s first Class A business park. The campus is home to major defense and technology companies, the US government, and top university programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Merritt’s second project in Stafford County, Merritt to Austin Ridge, is currently in development and will offer five light industrial buildings totaling 393,075.
“With our second building just weeks away from completion and Merritt at Austin Ridge on the horizon, we look forward to continuing to expand in Stafford County,” said Longendyke. “The region has so much to offer in terms of access, infrastructure, workforce development and a good business climate. It is a solid foundation on which to build successful businesses.
Merritt Construction Services, the construction division of Merritt Companies, manages site development, shell construction and interior fittings.
About Merritt Properties
Founded in 1967, Merritt Properties has the region’s largest private commercial real estate portfolio, with over 19 million square feet of Class A, flexible, warehouse, industrial, retail, and custom-build offices across the region. Maryland, North Carolina, Florida and Virginia. Capabilities include leasing, property development and management, and financing. Merritt Properties is committed to “Building Homes for Business” and providing the highest quality service to our clients. For more information, visit www.merrittproperties.com.
About Merritt Construction Services
Merritt has provided site planning, general construction, redevelopment and interior design services for over 50 years. Whether as a general contractor, construction manager or designer-builder, Merritt Construction Services offers full-service construction capabilities through all phases of development, from feasibility to commissioning. Merritt’s highly skilled construction team have completed a comprehensive list of custom projects, including corporate campuses, food processing facilities, LEED certified green buildings, schools, manufacturing facilities and retail. For more information, visit www.merrittconstruction.com.
Merritt Business Park at the Quantico Corporate Center