Posts Tagged: Philadelphia

New $42M warehouse at PhilaPort topped off

PhilaPort has topped off a $42 million, 201,621-square-foot distribution center that is under construction at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal.  The milestone means the last piece of steel has been installed in the construction of the building under development at 455 Pattison Ave. in South Philadelphia. Haines & Kibblehouse, a Skippack construction company that has… Read more »

EQT Exeter picks up 8 buildings in Delaware County for $48.45M

EQT Exeter has picked up an eight-building industrial portfolio in Naamans Creek Business Center in Boothwyn for $48.45 million.  The seller of the buildings, which total 265,757 square feet on 45 acres and were 100% leased at the time of sale. The properties are located off Route 322 and just a short distance from Interstate… Read more »

How fierce is demand for industrial properties? Prologis just paid $45M in bidding war for longtime parking lot

When InterPark Holdings put 4700 Island Ave. in Philadelphia up for sale, the company had decided the property’s future lay beyond serving as off-site parking for those flying in and out of Philadelphia International Airport. The 271,000-square-foot building on nearly 19 acres had originally been developed decades ago as a refrigeration facility before InterPark operated… Read more »

Philly Industrial Vacancy Rate Drops to All-Time Low

Flush with cash from stimulus checks and record savings accrued while social distancing, U.S. households continue to spend at record levels on consumer goods heading into the second half of 2021. This spending splurge is also driving voracious demand for logistics space, pushing Philadelphia’s industrial vacancy rate below 5% for the first time on record… Read more »

Gambone Group jettisons Montco industrial portfolio for more than $210M

Gambone Group has sold a portfolio of 43 of its industrial buildings in Montgomery County for a little more than $210 million, seizing on a market that is pricing warehouse and flex properties at unprecedented levels. MRP Industrial was the buyer in the off-market transaction, according to multiple sources. The properties total 1.4 million square… Read more »

Brandywine Realty Trust Dips Toe into Industrial Real Estate with Latest Proposal

Brandywine Realty Trust is proposing to develop two industrial buildings off of Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia in a move that veers from its focus on developing and owning trophy office buildings. The Philadelphia real estate investment trust wants to build a 338,208-square-foot structure and a companion 330,700-square-foot structure at 15000 Roosevelt Blvd. on 50… Read more »

Amazon Now Encircles the Philadelphia Region with Over 50 Warehouses

When Connor Lord first arrived at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in West Deptford Township, he was staggered by the sheer size of the place. After driving through the traffic light to the north of the warehouse, its massive bulk dwarfed everything else in this stretch of suburban South Jersey. “It’s intimidating at first seeing this… Read more »