Prologis Completes 20 Build-to-Suit Development Projects in the First Half of 2017
SAN FRANCISCO (July 6, 2017) – Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the global leader in logistics real estate, today announced it completed 20 build-to-suit development projects in the first half of 2017. These projects totaled more than 7 million square feet with a total expected investment of $430 million.
During the same period, the company also initiated 17 build-to-suit development starts representing more than 7 million square feet at a total expected investment of $620 million. More than 75 percent of those starts were signed with the company’s multi-site customers, and more than 90 percent will be located in Global Markets.
“The strategic advantage of our land bank, combined with our extensive multi-site customer relationships, continued to drive strong activity in the first half of 2017,” said Michael S. Curless, chief investment officer, Prologis. “This activity represents 50 percent of our year-to-date build-to-suit development starts—a healthy mix at this point in the cycle.”
|1||Home Depot||Retail||Atlanta, GA||1,039,680|
|2||Carrier Corporation||HVAC||San Antonio, TX||849,275|
|4||Cerveceria Cuauhtemoc||International Beverage Distributor||Monterrey, Mexico||662,500|
|5||Tesco||International Grocery||Bratislava, Slovakia||602,521|
|6||Bed, Bath and Beyond||Retail||Las Vegas, NV||525,200|
|8||Wal-Mart||International Retail||Las Vegas, NV||342,243|
|9||HP Tronic||Retail||Prague, Czech Republic||326,739|
|10||Action Nederland BV||Retail||Paris, France||259,970|
|11||DHL||Supply Chain Management||Utrecht, Netherlands||256,698|
|12||Hitachi Finenext Transport||International Logistics||Tokyo, Japan||212,042|
|13||GEIS PL||Logistics||Central Poland||194,859|
|14||G. Gühring||Manufacturer||Bremen, Germany||186,431|
|15||DFS||Furniture Manufacturer||East Midlands, UK||153,353|
|17||Geis Global Logistics||International Logistics||Central Poland||126,368|
|18||Orca Systems||Manufacturer||Rhine-Ruhr, Germany||100,438|
|20||Raben Group BV||International Logistics||Bratislava, Slovakia||40,418|
|Customer Profile||Market||Size (SF)|
|2||Food||San Francisco Bay Area||708,080|
|3||International E-Commerce||Tokyo, Japan||681,619|
|4||Cosmetics||San Francisco Bay Area||670,680|
|6||International Logistics||Eindhoven, Netherlands||435,249|
|9||International Logistics||East Midlands, UK||379,213|
|10||International Logistics||Central Germany||378,362|
|11||Apparel||Mexico City, Mexico||367,556|
|12||Food and Beverage||East Midlands/UK||325,501|
|13||International Logistics||Northern Italy||317,223|
|14||International Logistics||Barcelona, Spain||292,240|
|15||Consumer Electronics||Paris, France||271,853|
|17||Packaging, Paper and Plastics||Bratislava, Slovakia||75,993|
*Due to confidentiality, Prologis often does not disclose customer names at this stage of development.
Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of March 31, 2017, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 678 million square feet (63 million square meters) in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,200 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.
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