Our history of successful industrial development projects can be credited to our experienced team of professionals, internal construction expertise, and our focused approach to achieving results.
We are a premier developer of high-quality industrial facilities and have the expertise and experience to handle projects of any size or complexity. We have developed several complex build-to-suit projects offering a fast track to occupancy, using a professional and seamless approach that results in building your vision from the ground up.
Our team knows how disruptive the process of expansion, relocation or construction can be to a business. Whether you are a prospective tenant, a site selector, or a broker, we are here to serve you and to minimize disruptions so that your business plans stay on track.
We approach the process as your partner, making sure that the information you review is accurate, complete, and ensure that timeframes and deadlines are met. We offer both the expertise and flexibility to develop a program that is right for your current and future business needs.
Our award-winning, in-house property management team is comprised of professionals dedicated to the highest property standards, and 24-hour, 7-day-a-week service. We pride ourselves in our short response times, as well as our consistently high-quality level of service and meticulously maintained properties.
We take a proactive approach to continually evaluate current and future workspace needs and to help improve operating efficiency and reduce occupancy expenses. We believe that responsiveness and adaptability are critical in driving value and are constantly seeking ways to innovate our property management services.
We completed a turnkey expansion and renovation of our facility with Griffin, and it turned out great. From design, to project management and implementation, Griffin worked collaboratively with my team to meet our space needs and schedule. Their people are attentive and responsive to their tenants and make sure they are satisfied.
My experience with you on behalf of Griffin Industrial Realty has been exceptional and I have found our interactions to be truly professional. Our experience with Griffin has been a good one and we look forward to working with you in the future.
President, Art Consultant
Griffin has been the major developer in Windsor for many years. They’ve done a good job at attracting interest from quality companies and they’ve been great partners in terms of their quality of development – the kinds of buildings they build and the landscaping they do. They’ve always been concerned with how the buildings and landscaping look. Their construction people can build a building pretty quickly, they are very good at responding to any issues that may come up.
Economic Development Director
They’re good businesspeople but very fair in the way they handle things. We reached an agreement pretty easily and they clearly knew what they were doing. They’ve been down this road before and it was very easy dealing with them. They developed the site for us, so they were able to work with the contractor and local authorities to get all the permits that were necessary. They also had a longstanding relationship with the contractor and were able to get up to speed very quickly. We finished the project within the timeframe that we required. We’re very happy to be in their park and happy to have a good relationship with Griffin.
Pilot Freight Services needed to expand due to an increase in sales and logistics. We wanted a state of the art building to provide our customers with the best service in the industry. Griffin had just what we needed and they worked closely with us to ensure the move will be a smooth transition.
Regional Vice President
Griffin creates attractive buildings, maintains them well, and keeps them up to date – and their rental rates compare very favorably with other locations, given the quality of the buildings. They’re always willing to do what they have to do to make a client comfortable with the building as a choice. That’s one reason why their buildings have very high occupancy levels.
Griffin was ahead of its time when the parks were first built, and they still maintain that state-of-the-art look today compared to other parks in Connecticut. They’ve always had strong executive leadership, they’re very involved in the community and they’re certainly known to brokers and people in the region as a strong company with deep roots.
We began our relationship with Griffin in 2003. We were consolidating in Windsor, and the property was what we needed and where we needed it. At the time, we had just recently acquired ABB CE Nuclear Group on Day Hill Road, and we had to make a decision to whether to stay there or move elsewhere. We chose a building on International Drive, in the New England Tradeport. It was a new facility and convenient to the airport, which is important for us. We recently extended our lease for 10 years. Griffin always been very professional and very responsive.
Director of Real Estate and Facilities
The Griffin team has been great to work with and frankly their expertise was a deciding factor when we were looking to relocate our office. Their strong knowledge and experience in green and sustainable buildings was very attractive to us. We have been very pleased with the outcome so far and are hopeful that we secure a LEED Gold certification.
W. Brewster Earle
As we explored office space, we were looking for a long-term partner. Griffin fit that necessary requirement as they truly listened to our needs and provided expert advice. Their professionalism, flexibility and on-time delivery of the property displayed their commitment.
Nidec America needed to downsize from our 23,000-square-foot facility in Torrington. I knew that finding the right location for us would be a challenge. The facility at 16 International Drive was exactly what we required and was virtually move-in ready, offering everything we needed. Griffin has been outstanding landlord. They’re just really great people and they’re very, very attentive to our needs. I’d recommend them to anyone.
Director of Sales
We saw incredible potential with the property. Griffin was able to accommodate our needs with minimal demolition and even some room to expand. Input from KMC employees was encouraged – and many of the suggestions they presented were integrated into the build, including wireless communications, design elements, furnishings, and theme. I am proud of the work that both Griffin and KMC invested into our new headquarters.
Vice President of Operations
We’re industrial brokers, and from an industrial standpoint, Griffin has most recent and relevant projects in the state. They’ve got high quality properties and the developments are built and managed very professionally. Plus, they’re very straightforward and very professional themselves. When we place a tenant there, we never have to worry about the quality of the services the company will provide. If you have a client looking for existing space or land in the northern sector of Connecticut, then Griffin is an automatic call to confirm what they have available.
Mark J. Duclos, SIOR
President & SIOR Global President