Chesapeake, VA

Sumitomo Drive Technologies – Phase II

Sumitomo Machinery Corp. of America (SMA) is a subsidiary of one of the largest machinery manufacturers in Japan, Sumitomo Heavy Industries. The Company’s Chesapeake location represents SMA’s North American headquarters, which counts approximately 200 employees.

The Armada Hoffler Construction Company completed first phase of construction at the Chesapeake facility in December of 1988 and began Phase II of this project a few years later, which consisted in the expansion of both the office and manufacturing space. Over two decades later, the 252,000 square foot facility continues to supply products to customers across the United States.

Major Tenants — Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America

Contract Value — $4.9 Million

32,000
square feet
Industrial
property type
1991
completed

UPDATE AS OF June 1, 2020: At Armada Hoffler, our goal remains the safety and well-being of our employees, their families and all of our stakeholder groups.  In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our offices have pivoted to a phased-in approach consisting of remote work and in office work. We are working every day to remain consistent with guidelines and protocol issued by the state authorities. Implementation of contingency plans for unseen circumstances such as this, allow our employees to conduct business as usual, regardless of office location. We are committed to providing the same support to our partners and tenants as well as continued communication for our investors. We have always been dedicated to the communities around us and devoted to do our part to keep them safe. We will continue to monitor the situation as it progresses and provide updates as needed.