SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the global leader in logistics real estate, today announced the completion of 17 build-to-suit projects in the second half of 2018 totaling more than 4.4 million square feet, with a total expected investment (TEI) of approximately $400 million on a Prologis share basis. This brings Prologis' total to 35 build-to-suit completions for the full year, totaling 12.4 million square feet, with a TEI of approximately $1.0 billion on a Prologis share basis.
During the second half of the year Prologis started 15 build-to-suit projects comprising 6.9 million square feet with a TEI of approximately $525 million on a Prologis share basis. This brings the company's total to 29 build-to-suit starts for the full year, totaling 11.6 million square feet, with a TEI of approximately $975 million on a Prologis share basis. As expected, 80 percent of those starts were signed with the company's multi-site customers, and more than 95 percent are located in global markets.
"In 2018, build-to-suit activity remained strong across Prologis' global platform. Our development-ready land bank is located near large population centers and continues to be a major contributor to our build-to-suit success. These global market locations also provide exceptional optionality for our customers' Last Touch® requirements," said Michael S. Curless, chief investment officer, Prologis.
Prologis' Second Half 2018 Build-to-Suit Completions
Moreno Valley, CA
XPO Logistics, Inc.
Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
Senko Co., Ltd.
Mexico City, Mexico
SDA Express Courier SpA
Amazon Web Services
Kering Italia Spa
Piotrków II, Poland
Hermes Parcelnet Limited
Hemel Hempstead, UK
SDA Express Courier SpA
Rhenus Chemical Logistics
Prologis' Second Half 2018 Build-to-Suit Starts*
Moreno Valley, CA
Tilburg, The Netherlands
Prague, Czech Republic
*Due to confidentiality, Prologis 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 September 30, 2018, 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 771 million square feet (72 million square meters) in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,500 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.
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