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About DeKalb i88 Business Park

Location and Access:

The business park’s address is 1300 S 7th St, DeKalb, IL 60115.  The site is located on the South East edge of DeKalb and is only five minutes from either DeKalb I-88 exits.


If traveling West from Chicago exit north on Peace Rd and turn left (west) on Fairview Drive.   Proceed approximately 1.2 miles and turn right (north) on 7th St. Proceed north for seven blocks to location.

If traveling East from Iowa exit north on Annie Glidden Rd and turn right (east) on Fairview Drive.  Proceed approximately 1.3 miles and turn left (north) on 7th St. Proceed north for seven blocks to location.


The site is 23.68 acres and is adjacent to the Park 88 Industrial Park.


A 200,000 square foot building can be developed on the 13 acres that is N/E of the existing building. This site contains a Union Pacific Railroad spur.


The topography is level.

Available Space:

200 square feet to 60,000 square feet

Type of Space:

Finished Office Space
Warehouse Space
Storage Space
Parking Areas


The concrete floor ranges from 6″ to 12″ in depth.

Computer and Phone Service:

Secure high-speed fiber-optic cable is available for both telephone and computer networking.

Fire and Burgler Protection:

Fire extinguishers and a four-zoned wet sprinkler system protects the building. Fire and burglary protection is provided by ADT Security Services and Illini Security Systems. Security cameras available.


The warehouse and light manufacturing areas are heated by gas ceiling-hung heaters. Office areas have their own heat and air conditioning units.


The Building’s electrical service is 2,000 AMP/480 VOLT/3 phase.

Natural Gas:

The building is serviced by a high-pressure natural gas line from Nicor.


The building features energy-efficient lighting fixtures including T-5, T-8, and T-12 lights. The majority are controlled by motion sensors.


200 paved parking spaces are located on the west side of the building and 25 to 30 additional gravel spaces are available on the east side. Trailer parking is available inside the building and in an outside secure area. Up to 13 additional acres available to develop more parking.

Drop Yard:

Semi trailers may be dropped off in 18 dedicated spaces.


Light Industrial.


Water/Sewer: City of DeKalb: 815-748-2050
Electricity: ComEd: 800-334-7661
Gas: Nicor: 888-642-6748
Telephone: Verizon: 800-483-5000

Rail Service:

The Union Pacific Railroad Spring Line runs contiguous to the east property line. A railroad spur enters the North East portion of the Building, and can be re-activated.


The building consists of 131,300 square feet and is irregular in shape. The exterior of the building is steel frame with brick veneer up to 42″ with insulate steel siding above the brick. The roof has a white Duro-Last thermoplastic membrane over R-30 isocyanurate insulation with a reflective value of 88%. The 2008 Duro-Last roof has a 20-year warrantee against leaks that includes unlimited consequential damage protection for building contents. Phase-I and Phase-II engineering reviews are available for inspection.