DP World, Choate Construction Celebrate New Industrial Building at South Carolina Gateway Park

May 3, 2022

DP World partners with Choate Construction Company to bring a 125,000-SF industrial distribution facility to the South Carolina Gateway Logistics Park in Santee, SC. Completion of the project was celebrated on April 25 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

As one of the state’s largest available rail-served industrial parks, South Carolina Gateway is situated within Orangeburg County’s Global Logistics Triangle at the four-way interchange of Highway 301 & I-95, The park offers 350 developable acres with the ability to accommodate a dozen world-class industrial facilities ranging in size from 15,000 sf to 1 million SF.

Among the honored guests in attendance, DP World Chairman & CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem spoke on the logistics park and its role in benefitting both the community and broader region as a whole.

“As one of the largest rail-served industrial parks in the state, the South Carolina Gateway will pave the way for new opportunities. The development will give customers access to a fully integrated park delivering significant benefits to the local community and enhancing the region’s economy for years to come.”  –DP World  CEO and Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.

In a time where global supply chains are strained, DP World’s mission is to reimagine the logistics, port operations, and trade process. Through a wide range of products and services, it aims to help connect new markets and consumers around the world. DP World’s new distribution center in South Carolina Gateway Park will bring new jobs to the state, fostering growth in the local economy and much-needed relief to both local and global supply chain challenges.

The tilt-up concrete and structural steel warehouse features 34 dock doors and levelers. This facility is the first of a multi-phase plan that will continue on the surrounding 23 acres along the I-95 corridor. In addition to the industrial building, the initial phase of the construction plan consists of the primary road and utility infrastructure for the park.