Centralized Supply Chain Services moves headquarters to The District at Lenexa City Center
Lenexa, KS — Copaken Brooks is excited to welcome Centralized Supply Chain Services (CSCS) to The District at Lenexa City Center. CSCS is moving its headquarters from 8140 Ward Parkway to the second and third floors of Penn II, leasing approximately 6,500 square feet in total.
Started in 2009, Centralized Supply Chain Services is a recognized leader in the restaurant supply chain and the exclusive purchasing agent for the Applebee’s and IHOP systems. Headquartered in Kansas City and also officed in Glendale, California, the company provides procurement, inventory, and distribution services for its clients as well as innovative supply chain programs to promote and support their brands. They serve 3,500 restaurants in the U.S. and support a nationwide distribution network.
“Our team chose Lenexa City Center as an ideal location to reinforce our company culture, support our workspace needs, and provide a vibrant environment as part of an exciting mixed-use project,” said Dustin Pittman, CFO of CSCS. “Its combination of restaurant, retail, wellness, and office spaces offer a great setting to collaborate internally as well as host the industry’s leading restaurant operators, suppliers, and distributors.”
John D. Coe, Senior Vice President at Copaken Brooks, represented The District in the deal:
“We’re excited to welcome CSCS as the District’s newest addition,” Coe said. “Lenexa’s new downtown continues to offer a vibrant and collaborative space for some of the best and brightest businesses across the metro, and CSCS will make a strong addition to this community.”
As a mixed-use development, Lenexa City Center offers walkable amenities to its tenants that include a coworking space, the Public Market and the Lenexa Public Library.
“CSCS is a growing and innovative company that truly values their employees and workplace environment,” Ryan Biery, Senior Vice President at Copaken Brooks whom represented CSCS said. “We took our time to explore several growing mixed-use developments throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area, and ultimately landed in the perfect location to provide a collaborative and creative space for their employees.”
Mike Leikam, CEO at CSCS, shared his enthusiasm for the new location, “Our biggest advantage in the marketplace is our people, and our new space at The District adds to our compelling story to attract and retain top talent.”
When fully developed, Lenexa City Center will consist of more than 2 million square feet, including civic components for the City of Lenexa, nearly 1 million square feet of office and retail, and 375 residential units. The District Shops will include a variety of unique stores, restaurants and cafes in the heart of Lenexa’s new downtown.
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Copaken Brooks is a full-service commercial real estate firm headquartered in Kansas City and serving the Midwest. The company’s full suite of services includes investment acquisition and sales, tenant representation and HQ relocations, condo management, property management, asset management, development, leasing (office, retail, medical, industrial and underground), and construction management. Learn more at copaken-brooks.com.
About Centralized Supply Chain Services
Centralized Supply Chain Services, LLC (CSCS®) is the exclusive purchasing agent for the Applebee’s and IHOP systems. Formed as a purchasing cooperative to leverage the combined buying power of both systems, CSCS currently manages approximately $2 billion in spend on behalf of its Member operators. CSCS’s primary mission is to assure that Member operators receive the benefit of continuously available goods and distribution services in adequate quantities at the lowest sustainable delivered prices. Learn more at www.cscscoop.com.