Posts Tagged: Philadelphia

Spate of sales closes out another record year for Philadelphia industrial market

Two year-end acquisitions of several Northeast Philadelphia properties that totaled $45 million contributed to the region having another record year in industrial sales with $3.24 billion warehouse-distribution properties trading.  Faropoint picked up two buildings totaling nearly 275,000 square feet. The properties included 327 Chew Ave., a 170,390-square-foot building in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia,… Read more »

As development marches northward, COFCO sells North American Street building for $8.75M

COFCO has sold its 64,000-square-foot warehouse that also served as its corporate headquarters and showroom at 2200 N. American St. in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia for $8.75 million.  The corporate office furnishings dealer bought the building in the fall of 1999 for $1.5 million. Brick Capital Real Estate Development, a Philadelphia developer of multifamily… Read more »

Wharton Equity Partners pays $22.5M for industrial building in Croydon

Wharton Equity Partners has acquired a 200,000-square-foot industrial building in Croydon for $22.5 million and plans a series of upgrades to the property that has been owned and occupied by the same company for nearly three decades.  Mid-Atlantic Distribution, a third-party logistics company headquartered in Pennsauken, New Jersey, sold the building at 2955 State Road… Read more »

Giant Opens New E-Commerce Fulfillment Center in Philadelphia

The Giant Co. has opened a new Giant Direct e-commerce fulfillment center at 3501 Island Ave. in Philadelphia. The facility is set to serve more customers in Philadelphia and, for the first time in its 98-year history, in southern New Jersey. The 124,000-square-foot facility features state-of-the-art technology, such as robotics, machine learning and vertical integration, according to… Read more »

The Top 10 Markets for Investing in Industrial Properties

While many office towers and shopping centers are facing record-high vacancies resulting from the pandemic, a nationwide shortage of industrial space is taking hold across the country, according to data from CoStar, the parent company and publisher of LoopNet. Industrial properties have emerged as a premier asset class with the surge in online shopping; e-commerce… Read more »

Giant Co. opens automated fulfillment center outfitted with 69 robots in Philadelphia

Giant Co. has opened a 124,000-square-foot automated fulfillment center in the Eastwick section of Philadelphia and will use it as a test pilot for future facilities.  Giant’s parent company, Ahold Delhaize, is exploring adding similar e-commerce distribution centers across its brands and will monitor the Philadelphia operation for areas that might need adjustment. Regardless of… Read more »