DC developments: January 19, 2021

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield has fully pre-leased the 188th Street Industrial Centre in Surrey, B.C. The centre comprises 343,000 square feet in two buildings. 18 Wheels Logistics leased the entire 178,000-square-foot Building B, while NRI Distribution, with 102,488 square feet, and D&H Distribution, with 62,512 square feet, will occupy Building A. Construction began at the purpose-built distribution space in early 2021, with delivery slated for the second quarter of 2022. The new development has 32-foot clear heights, a 180-foot truck court between buildings and targeted LEED certification. It offers easy access to Highway 99, Highway 91, Highway 15, Highway 10 and Highway 1 and is only minutes from the U.S.border crossing.

Imperial Logistics

Imperial Logistics has opened a new, multi-user logistics facility in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The new facility is eight kilometres away from Imperial’s existing multi-user business site in Herten. The launch customer for the new facility will be a long-standing Imperial customer, Lemken, which is an international manufacturer of agricultural machinery. Imperial will transfer Lemken’s spare part logistics operations from Herten to Gelsenkirchen. The move allows elevator supplier KONE to expand in the Herten space.


DSV and New Balance have expanded a long-standing collaboration. DSV is tripling the volume stored and distributed for New Balance in Europe. To accommodate this significant increase in volume, a tailor-made and automated 645835-square-foot DSV warehouse in Venlo, the Netherlands, has been upgraded. Knapp Austria supplied the automation for the facility, which includes an AS/RS capable of handling 241,000 bins. It manages more than 12,500 pieces per hour.

Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics, LLC has opened a fully automated facility located near the Port of Virginia’s world-renowned Virginia International Gateway in Portsmouth which offers a network of highways, air, rail, and sea services. The 167,264 square-foot facility includes 26,000 pallet positions and blast freezing capabilities.

Alliance Ground International

Alliance Ground International (AGI) has expanded its operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York. AGI has moved into JFK’s Cargo Building 22, adding 11,960 square feet of office space and 82,153 square feet of warehouse space to its existing facilities at the airport. Operations from the new facility began in December 2021.