Development Pipeline Expanded to $9.0 billion
Executed 18.3 Million Square Feet of Leasing
New York – April 21, 2022 – Link Logistics Real Estate (“Link” or the “Company”), the operator and owner of the largest U.S.-only portfolio of logistics real estate, today provided an update on the Company’s first quarter 2022 activity. The Company owns, has interests in, or has under development properties that upon completion will represent a total of 559 million square feet (488 million square feet at pro rata share), which is 98.0 percent leased on a same store basis. The Company executed 18.3 million square feet of leasing during the quarter and expanded its development pipeline to $9.0 billion, up from $7.1 billion as of year-end 2021.
By year-end 2023, Link plans to deliver approximately 9 million square feet of environmentally conscious, infill logistics real estate located in key submarkets in Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, South Florida and New Jersey. These properties will meet heightened demand for prime logistics facilities, creating additional supply and providing Link’s customers space to grow their businesses.
“With over $1 trillion of U.S. GDP flowing through Link buildings, we are able to see our customers’ supply chain needs in real time and meet their changing business requirements,” said Luke J. Petherbridge, Link’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are experiencing significant demand across all segments of our business and continue to benefit from strong underlying fundamentals, including the acceleration of e-commerce, the need for increased inventory and emerging long-term trends such as nearshoring and onshoring.”
Nicholas L. Pell, Link’s President and Chief Investment Officer, added, “During the quarter, we continued to acquire and develop high-quality facilities in infill, last-mile locations. We remain focused on building a sustainable portfolio with state-of-the-art, LEED-certified facilities and leveraging data-driven solutions to identify locations to help our customers grow their businesses.”
Capital Deployment and Notable Activity in the First Quarter
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) First Quarter Highlights
About Link Logistics
Link Logistics is the largest U.S.-only owner and operator of last-mile industrial real estate. The Company, established in 2019 by Blackstone, operates the largest portfolio of logistics real estate assets located exclusively in the U.S. As of June 30, 2023, Link Logistics owns, has interests in, or has under development logistics facilities across key distribution markets in the U.S. that will represent a total of 535 million square feet when completed and serves more than 10,000 customers. Link Logistics has the scale, geographic footprint and logistics expertise, as well as a heightened focus on sustainability, to drive value for our customers and stakeholders. For more information regarding the Company, please visit www.linklogistics.com.