February 11, 2008
Circle Foods leases Otay Mesa build-to-suit
Monday, February 11, 2008
Circle Foods, LLC, has signed a 10-year lease for 159,631 square feet
of space at 8411 Siempre Viva Road in Siempre Viva Business Park on
Construction commenced early this month on the manufacturing build-
to-suit facility and occupancy is scheduled for August 2008. Circle
Foods will produce tortillas, taquitos and burritos at the facility and
expects to employ 200 to 300 people. The facility will include 132,369
square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space, and 27,262 square
feet of office space.
Circle Foods was represented by Darren Mullins of Grubb & Ellis
BRE|Commercial. The lessor, Murphy Development Co., was
represented by Hack Adams, a partner and the director of marketing.
The facility design will require a number of structural and utility
enhancements. The building will be equipped with 8,000 amps of power,
32-foot minimum clear height and state-of-the-art manufacturing
improvements and equipment that will meet all USDA requirements.
The building is the 14th facility built by Murphy at Siempre Viva
Business Park, which will include 2.1 million square feet of corporate-
quality industrial space upon completion. Approximately 200,000 square
feet is yet to be developed.