Pennsylvania-based warehousing and logistics company A. Duie Pyle Inc. will invest about $20 million to establish three cross-dock service centers in Manassas, Richmond and Roanoke, an expansion expected to create 75 jobs, Pyle and Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Tuesday. It’s the company’s first entry into Virginia. “Global supply chains are experiencing unprecedented pressure and we
Developers race to build warehouses amid site shortage
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
Project is first spec development at Chesterfield County-owned tech park
A newly announced 353,044-square-foot manufacturing and industrial facility will be the first spec building constructed at Meadowville Technology Park, which is owned by the Chesterfield County Economic Development Authority. The project is being developed by Columbia, South Carolina-based Red Rock Developments and Stamford, Connecticut-based Westport Capital Partners LLC. It is Red Rock’s first major project
EFW Warehousing to serve as network
Richmond-based freight forwarding company Estes Forwarding Worldwide (EFW) announced Thursday the establishment of EFW Warehousing LLC as a result of its acquisition of Lewis Logistics, a warehousing, distribution and logistics company. EFW is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Estes Express Lines and provides domestic and international freight forwarding and logistics services. EFW Warehousing will be a
Contract logistics company will invest $72M in facility at Venture Business Park
DHL Supply Chain, a contract logistics company with its North American headquarters in Ohio, is investing $72 million to establish a mid-Atlantic distribution center in Stafford County’s Venture Business Park, creating 577 jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. The company will build a 500,000-square-foot high-bay facility for its Real Estate Solutions unit. Virginia competed with
13K-square-foot building at 12724 Oak Lake Court sells
An industrial building in Chesterfield County’s Midlothian area sold for $1.144 million, Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced Monday. Located at 12724 Oak Lake Court, the 13,000-square-foot building sits on 1 acre. GMWTG Chesterfield LLC purchased the building from JBW Warehouses LLC for storage use. The property was most recently assessed at $802,300 in January,
Chesterfield company specializes in warehouse automation and storage systems
Chesterfield County-based PeakLogix, a national material handling systems integrator, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Michigan-based Alta Equipment Group Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Located in Midlothian, PeakLogix specializes in the design and installation of warehouse automation and storage systems. The company generated approximately $25 million in revenue
'Everybody is operating outside of their comfort zone right now.'
As supply chains become disrupted and demand for essential products such as grocery items, paper goods and personal protective equipment has skyrocketed, Virginia logistics companies are still operating quasi-business-as-usual as they’re also taking on new challenges. “There’s not a general increase in employment at this point. We’re working with the teams that we have,” says
The buildings comprise 51,000 square feet in Juliad Court.
Manassas Park-based Juliad Holdings LLC purchased two warehouse/industrial buildings in Fredericksburg for $4.14 million, Bethesda, Maryland-based commercial real estate firm Finmarc Management Inc. announced Monday. The buildings comprise 51,000 square feet in Juliad Court, approximately one mile from state Route 17 and Interstate 95, and were leased to four tenants at the time of the
The Patton Logistics Group serves clients in the U.S. and Canada.
Milton, Pennsylvania-based warehousing company The Patton Logistics Group will invest $12 million to establish a logistics and warehousing operation in the New River Valley Commerce Park in Pulaski County, creating 33 jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. Virginia competed with North Carolina for the project, which will create a hub for motor carrier freight services