Stirling Capital Investments announced it has secured a 231,185-square-foot lease with Plymouth, MI-based Plastipak Packaging, Inc., at Southern California Logistics Centre (SCLC), a 2,500-acre commercial and industrial complex in Victorville, CA. Plastipak Packaging, Inc., a leading manufacturer of plastic packaging containers for many of the world’s largest consumer product companies, will manufacture and distribute plastic bottles at its new SCLC facility.

‘‘Southern California Logistics Centre continues to attract high caliber tenants such as Plastipak, with a strategic Southern California location that meets the diverse logistical needs of companies with its air, ground and rail connections,’ said Brian Parno, vice president of Stirling Capital Investments, the master developer of SCLC. ‘Some of America’s top companies are investing in and are locating at Southern California Logistics Centre due to its direct access to Interstate 15, Highway 395 and key modes of transportation, attractive lease rates, available and qualified labor pool and incentive programs.’

Plastipak’s new operations will be located at 13415 Sabre within the newly constructed Distribution Centre 13A (DC13A), a Class A state-of-the art industrial building. The facility is cross-docked and features 32-foot clear height with ESFR sprinklers, 112 dock high loading doors, 147 truck trailer parking spaces and 164 automobile parking spaces along with 185’ full concrete truck yards. The building recently received LEED gold certification for its sustainable features which include: reduced-flow electronic valve restroom fixtures and drought-tolerant landscaping to reduce water use by 30 percent on indoor plumbing and 60 percent on landscaping. Energy savings strategies include: three percent skylights with daylight harvesting, improved building envelope and energy efficient HVAC and lighting equipment.

The Plastipak building is part of Phase I development of SCLC totaling more than 6.5 million square feet of facilities. Two million square feet has been constructed to date. Southern California Logistics Centre is master-planned for 60 million square feet of commercial and industrial development.

In addition to Plastipak, a number of major corporations are already located at Southern California Logistics Centre and in the City of Victorville including: Newell Rubbermaid, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., General Electric, Pratt & Whitney, FedEx, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, M&M/Mars, ConAgra Foods and Nutro Products, Inc.