Geoff Poston likens the current market for building, buying and leasing warehouses and distribution centers to the mid-1800s California Gold Rush: Everybody wants in. Poston, vice president of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer’s Hampton Roads industrial group, says demand has never been greater for industrial real estate, creating a tight market with low vacancy. “The
East Coast Commerce Center will be more than 1.1 million square feet
Construction started Dec. 9 on the $100 million, 1.1-million-square-foot East Coast Commerce Center in Hanover County. The speculative industrial project is slated for completion in mid-summer 2022. The 129-acre center will have 120 truck docks, 540 trailer parks, 8-foot floor slabs, a 2:1 parking ratio and more than 35 surplus acres. “We’re very eager for
One Logistics Park will have 2.8M SF
Bethesda, Maryland-based real estate investment firm The Meridian Group has purchased 277 acres of land in Winchester along Insterstate 81 and has plans to develop an industrial park on it. The purchase price of the land was not disclosed and is not yet available from public land records. The Meridian Group acquired the property this week
Amherst County has received a $3 million federal grant to attract manufacturing firms with a new 45,000-square-foot, $4.6 million industrial facility. In September, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it awarded a $3 million grant to the county Economic Development Authority to build a new county-owned facility, with hopes that the project would create
Va. leasing announcements for Oct. 12 through Nov. 8
The following lease transactions took place in Virginia through Nov. 8: Central Virginia Virginia Insurance Services Inc. leased 1,900 square feet at 1 Park West Circle in Chesterfield County. Tucker Dowdy and Jamie Galanti of Commonwealth Commercial Realty represented the landlord. Kala Brand Music Co. leased 29,342 square feet at 11223 Leadbetter Road in Hanover
Parkway 3 and 4 buildings are in Lynnhaven area
Two multitenant flex buildings in Virginia Beach sold for $7.3 million, Colliers announced Friday. Parkway 3 and 4, at 2679 International Parkway in Lynnhaven, were built in 1984 on a 4.39-acre site and have a total of 64,109 square feet of space. Pat Mugler, Ricky Anderson and Michael Ettel with Colliers Virginia represented the seller
Real estate sales transactions through Nov. 8
S.L. Nusbaum Realty announced that HM Management LLC has purchased a 35,355-square-foot former assisted living facility on 0.45 acres located at 501 N. Allen Ave. in Richmond from Care GSL Richmond PropCo LP for $3.5 million. Nathan Shor handled the transaction. Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced the sale of 3750 Progress Road in Norfolk.
Structures are in Harrisonburg, Chesterfield County, Newport News, Virginia Beach
A five-building industrial portfolio with buildings in Harrisonburg, Chesterfield County, Newport News, Virginia Beach and Durham, North Carolina, sold for just over $9 million Thursday, Glen Allen-based commercial real estate firm Commonwealth Commercial Partners LLC (CCP) announced. ESAP LLC sold the portfolio to Drakadia Holdings LLC, a business entity registered to an eastern Henrico County
The Peterson Cos., JLL collaborating on Northern Virginia Gateway
The Fairfax-based Peterson Cos. is building a 1.9 million-square-foot development in a 270-acre industrial park in Stafford County, and JLL will oversee the leasing, the companies announced Friday. Northern Virginia Gateway, which is expected to be built out within a year, is on Centreport Parkway, off Interstate 95. “Peterson’s initial foray into the metro D.C.