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Baker Realty Leases 162,000 SF Steel Processing Facility in Knoxville

May 21, 2013, Knoxville, TN

Brazilian steel-maker, Gerdau, is expanding its presence in Knox County and adding 40 new jobs. The company has leased the former Ryerson Steel facility located on Westcott Blvd. in WestBridge Business Park.

The steel processing facility consists of 162,000 SF on 10 acres. Gerdau’s new facility will take steel rebar manufactured at another Knoxville mill, and apply finishing services for original equipment manufacturers. The new facility will have a capacity of about 120,000 tons of finished steel per year. Bob Thornton of Baker Realty Company partnered with Jones Lang LaSalle in representing Gerdau in the transaction.

Bob Thornton, SIOR
Baker Realty Company