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Sterlite Technologies signs 10-year lease at Weston-owned manufacturing facility in Lugoff

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Columbia, SC - Colliers | South Carolina’s Chuck Salley, SIOR, Dave Mathews, SIOR, Thomas Beard and John Peebles represented Weston Inc. in a 10-year, 168,000-square-foot lease for Sterlite Technologies at 2 Business Parkway in Lugoff, SC. 

Sterlite Technologies (STL) is an industry-leading integrator of digital networks; its fully 5G-ready digital network solutions help telcos, cloud companies, citizen networks and large enterprises deliver enhanced experiences to its customers. STL provides integrated 5G ready end-to-end solutions ranging from wired to wireless, design to deployment, connectivity to compute through core capabilities in Optical Interconnect, Virtualised Access Solutions, Network Software and System Integration.

“Sterlite’s expansion into South Carolina is a direct response to the need for access to fiber optic 5G networks throughout the United States that was exposed during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Salley. “In September 2020, the South Carolina General Assembly passed the Broadband Accessibility Act with the goal of expanding high speed internet access to hundreds of thousands of people in rural areas. Sterlite’s presence in the state will help to meet this goal.” 

2 Business Parkway is part of Weston’s Southeast Industrial Properties portfolio. Weston is a Cleveland-based commercial real estate owner and developer with nearly 7 million square feet in assets in South Carolina, making it one of the largest privately held industrial landlords in the state. For more information on Weston’s Southeast Industrial Properties portfolio, please visit www.southeastindustrialproperties.com

“We are thrilled to be a part of Sterlite’s expansion into South Carolina,” said Eilleen McConville, Asset Manager for Weston, Inc. “The Sterlite team was a pleasure to work with and 2 Business Parkway is an excellent building to accommodate Sterlite’s new facility and fufill the initiative of the Broadband Accessibility Act.”

Salley, Mathews, Beard and Peebles are the leading industrial brokerage team in central South Carolina, specializing in leasing, user sales and investment sales of industrial properties. Their multifaceted platform gives them a unique insight into market conditions for all types of industrial properties.


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Chuck Salley

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Columbia

I have experience in all aspects of industrial brokerage including: leasing, sales, build-to-suit, site acquisition, investment sales and consulting. I have been with Colliers since 1981 and have completed over 1,500 transactions in my career. I am an expert in the industrial market and am proud to have represented many national and international companies with their real estate needs in the greater Columbia market. I have also provided valuable consulting work, site acquisition and leasing services for many national developers including: Magnus Development Partners, Scannell Properties, Collett Industrial, Panatonni Development, Red Rock Development, Kirco and Miller Valentine Group.

I am inspired by the drive of my clients and customers to grow their businesses, create jobs and invest in our community. I enjoy the thrill of taking on the challenge to find real estate solutions for them to help them progress their business goals.  My experience in Columbia gives me a solid platform to deliver solutions that enable these companies to grow.

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Dave Mathews

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As part of the Colliers platform of services, I serve both tenants and landlords with their respective industrial  needs. I assist tenants with comprehensive site selection, acquisitions and dispositions and lease negotiations. In addition, I offer similar services to institutional landlords, which include strategic planning, detailed reporting and market analysis, marketing and lease/sale negotiations. I work with an integral team and find that our teamwork is one of our biggest advantages in completing deals for our clients that exceed their expectations.

Working in industrial brokerage, I have the opportunity to see the vast progress of companies and help to play a part in a client’s business development. I find that, for me, success is finding the best possible outcome for a client within their constraints and knowing that I have brought significant value to their growth.

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Thomas Beard

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I specialize in leasing, user sales and investment sales of industrial properties.

Since a young age, I have had a profound interest in and exposure to commercial real estate. I have long found industrial brokerage to be intriguing because it serves as the foundation of many different types of businesses and processes. It is very rewarding to have the opportunity to play a role in the goals and progress of each of our clients as a trusted industrial services advisor.

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John Peebles

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I am a Senior Brokerage Associate in our Columbia office working with the industrial brokerage team of Chuck Salley, SIOR, Dave Mathews, SIOR and Thomas Beard, SIOR. I focus on and specialize in leasing, sales, build-to-suit projects, site acquisition and investment sales for investors, developers and tenants looking in central South Carolina. 

Industrial brokerage offers a runway for creative thinking and problem solving for clients’ and customers’ needs. At the conclusion of a deal, we have not only assisted our clients in achieving their goals, but also assisted companies in maximizing their productivity and profitability in the same breath. In doing so, we get to play a role in growing businesses in our community and stimulating the local and regional economy. This is a reward that few other careers can offer.

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