ABERDEEN, MD — Northwestern Mutual in conjunction with their development partner Manekin, LLC has broken ground on the Mid-Atlantic Logistics Center a 500,000 s/f warehouse project in Harford County. The state-of-the-art building at 727 Old Philadelphia Rd. designed by Baltimore-based Hofmann Associates Architects, will offer 36’ clear ceiling heights, modern cross dock capabilities with 131 docks doors, 120 foot truck courts and onsite parking for 223 automobiles and 151 trailers. Manekin, in conjunction with a separate entity Manekin Construction, intends to build the facility utilizing tilt-wall construction techniques that will include ESFR sprinkler systems, T5 lighting specifications and integrated, dedicated automobile and truck parking lots to support a wide variety of potential occupiers. The project is located off the intersection of Rtes. 715, 40 and Old Philadelphia Rds., an intersection served by a separated grade interchange. The new facility is expected to be completed in October of 2019.