About DeKalb i88 Business Park


Located on 23.68 acres, DeKalb I-88 Business Park is close to distribution centers for 3M, Nestle, Panduit and Target.

Ceiling heights in the 133,000 square foot building range from 12 to 16 feet. Renovated to Leeds-Gold standards, the Duro-Last roof includes unlimited consequential damage protection against leaks for building contents. Men’s and Women’s bathrooms are handicapped accessible, and common-use space includes a cafeteria.

Land Development:

A 200,000 to 300,000 square foot building can be developed on the 13 acres that is north and east of the existing building. This land contains a Union Pacific Railroad spur.


The topography is level.

Available Space:

200 square feet to 60,000 square feet

Available Space:

  • Finished Offices with Reception Room and bathrooms
  • Warehouse with both loading docks and drive-in overhead doors
  • Light-industry manufacturing (2000 amps, 480 volts, & high-pressure gas)
  • Secure indoor storage space
  • Outdoor storage for trailers, boats, campers, etc within fenced enclosure


The concrete floor ranges from 6″ to 24″ in depth, providing a heat-sink for comfortable year-around temperature control.

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 heating 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 containing T-5, T-8, T-12 and LED bulbs. The majority are controlled by motion sensors.


200 paved parking spaces are located on the west side of the building adjacent to 7th Street 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 by arrangement.


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.

Building Details:

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.