Perdue Farms Retains SVN Advisors for Worcester County Assignment

MAY 2015, SALISBURY, MD John McClellan, CCIM and Ben Alder, both Senior Advisors with Sperry Van Ness – Miller Commercial Real Estate have been retained by Perdue Farms to represent them in the sale of the former Showell Poultry Complex. The property was acquired as part of Perdue’s purchase of Showell Poultry in 1995 and is comprised of 740 acres; 300 tillable, 297 wooded and 143 facility acres. The zoning ranges from agriculture to heavy industrial, with the railroad bisecting one large industrial parcel. Parcels are primarily located in Showell and Bishopville with one parcel located in Delaware.

McClellan and Alder are conducting a wide spread aggressive marketing campaign targeted at agriculture, timber and industrial land buyers. They state, “These properties offer a range of values and utility to land buyers and we are looking forward to working with Perdue to make this a successful project.”

For more information about the property, contact John McClellan at or Ben Alder at or call 410-543-2440.


SVN - Miller Commercial Real Estate, with offices in Salisbury, MD, Easton, MD, and Seaford, DE is a financial services firm specializing in commercial real estate. We provide advisory, brokerage, consultation, leasing and asset and property management services to clients in the Mid-Atlantic Region. We combine a comprehensive national footprint with local decision making, expertise and market-leading execution. We maintain an unequivocal commitment to our clients and community (#SVNgivesback).

SVN - Miller is an Accredited Management Organization® (AMO). Our team of dedicated professionals with market-leading knowledge includes a highly-trained staff of Certified Property Managers® (CPM®), Brokers who hold the prestigious Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, and members of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).

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