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New buyer plans redevelopment of former Sun Products plant
New buyer plans redevelopment of former Sun Products plant

A Baltimore area firm has purchased the former Sun Products Corp. manufacturing plant in Southeast Baltimore with plans to demolish the factory and redevelop the site into warehouses serving companies doing business at the port. The buyer, Chesapeake Real Estate Group LLC, was attracted to the property for its location and the opportunity to develop a sizable project as growing e-commerce drives demand for distribution centers, said Jim Lighthizer, founder and owner of the firm. Chesapeake, which started in 2004, has acquired and developed more than 20 properties in the Baltimore-Washington region and has about 2 million square feet of industrial projects planned. This is its first...

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