DC Developments: September 16, 2021

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Gap Inc.

Gap Inc. plans to open a new, 850,000-square-foot DC in Longview, Texas, to support its Old Navy online business. It has also completed US$100 million in technology upgrades at its 1.4 million-square-foot facility in Gallatin, Tennessee, and its 400,000- square-foot facility in Phoenix, Arizona. The company says it also plans to expand capabilities at its Fresno, California, and Fishkill, New York, DCs next year as well.


The e-commerce behemoth is opening of two delivery stations in Hanover and Baltimore, Maryland. A 72,000-square-foot facility is the first delivery station in Baltimore city. The 194,000 square foot facility on Preston Gateway Drive is the company’s third delivery station in Hanover. In Hampton Roads, Virginia, Amazon is opening a career centre and two delivery stations. The career center will serve as a hiring and orientation hub for the company’s operations facilities in Chesapeake, Suffolk, Norfolk, Hampton, and Virginia Beach. Additionally, there will be a 165,000-square-foot facility in Norfolk, and a 111,600-square-foot facility in Hampton.

Bollore Logistics Chile

Bolloré Logistics Chile opened a new logistics distribution centre at the Bodenor Flex Center, five kilometers from Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport in Santiago de Chile. This new 8,000-square-meter facility will specialize in the telecommunications and high-tech industries. It has a dedicated area and a specialized team in e-commerce logistics solutions.

Ceva Logistics

Ceva Logistics has opened a temperature-controlled airfreight station adjacent to Singapore’s Changi International Airport. It lies within the Free Trade Zone of the Airport Logistics Park of Singapore. The new station hastwo distinct areas dedicated to temperature management of shipments within the ranges of 15 to 25 degrees Celsius and 2 to 8 degrees Celsius.

Cresset Real Estate Partners and Clarius Partners

Cresset Real Estate Partners and Clarius Partners have closed on the land acquisition for a 1,758,410-square-foot logistics development in Glendale, Arizona. The project will consist of two buildings to be built across two phases. Building one will be 1,023,610 square feet and is scheduled to be completed in 2022. Building two will be 734,800 square feet and is slated for completion in 2023. Groundbreaking is planned for October 2021. The buildings will  target e-commerce, distribution, and warehousing users, with cross-dock configuration, 40-foot clear height, and above-market parking ratios.