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|09/23/16||Gold Award for Kings Hill|
|Kings Hill has won a gold and a silver gilt award in the South & South East in Bloom competition – proving that the 38,000 hours its landscaping team and community volunteers put in has paid off, making the development one of the most attractive places to live and work in the UK.
The development was awarded gold in the ‘Business Landscape of the Year' category and silver gilt in the ‘Village/Town/City Centre' category.
The judges, who included TV gardener Jim Buttress, noted ‘t... |
|09/19/16||Liberty Property Trust Hosts Third Quarter 2016 Results Conference Call|
|MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust will host its third quarter results conference call on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at 1:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 70954672. The conference call will also be available live at www.libertyproperty.com in the “Investor Relations” section of the site. Liberty will issue a press release detailing results the same day before the market opens.
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|09/13/16||Liberty Property Trust Prices $400 Million of 3.25% Senior Notes Due 2026|
|MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT), announced today that its limited partnership subsidiary, Liberty Property Limited Partnership (the “Operating Partnership”), has priced a $400 million offering of 3.25% senior unsecured notes under its existing shelf registration statement. The notes are due October 1, 2026 and were priced to yield 3.349%. The offering is expected to close on September 20, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. The net ... |
|09/13/16||Liberty Property Trust Announces Leadership Changes in Houston|
|Houston, TX – September 13, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced a leadership change in Houston. Jay Kraft, who has led Liberty's Houston region since 2011, has retired after 27 years of service and Hans Brindley has been promoted to lead the Houston office as vice president of leasing and development. Brindley joined Liberty in 2007 as senior leasing representative and currently serves as a leader of Liberty's Industrial Practice Group. Before joining Liberty, Brindley served as leasin... |
|09/06/16||Liberty Property Trust Welcomes Two New Tenants to its Greenville, South Carolina Portfolio|
|Leasing activity strong as company leases 388,400 square feet of space in the region since JulyCharlotte, NC – September 6, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust announced that it has executed two new leases in its Greenville, South Carolina portfolio. "We continue to see strong demand for Class A, strategically located warehouse space in the Greenville-Spartanburg market," said Bryan Blythe, vice president of leasing and development for Liberty's Carolinas region. "We are excited to welcome C.H. Muelle... |
|07/28/16||Liberty Property Trust Adds Three New Tenants Bringing Illinois/Wisconsin Occupancy to 97% Leased|
|Office Depot Renews its 385,344 Square Foot Lease in Carol StreamElk Grove, IL – July 28, 2016 - Liberty Property Trust announced today that it has signed leases with three new tenants in the Illinois/Wisconsin region, bringing its occupancy rate to 97%. The company has also inked a lease renewal with Office Depot for 385,344 square feet at 515 Kehoe Boulevard in Carol Stream.Liberty signs agreements with three new tenants bringing two more of its properties to 100% leased:AmLED Technologies, In... |
|07/25/16||Liberty Property Trust to Sell 108 Properties for $969 Million|
|MALVERN, Pa., July 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consistent with the company’s publicly-stated intent to sell approximately $1 billion of non-core suburban properties in 2016, Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell to Workspace Property Trust in concert with its strategic partner, Safanad Limited, for $969 million, 108 properties totaling approximately 7.6 million square feet of leasable space in five markets and approximately 26.7 acres ... |
|07/25/16||Property List - Liberty Property Trust to Sell 108 Properties for $969 Million|
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|07/19/16||Liberty Property Trust Signs 197,000 Square Feet in Greenville, South Carolina|
|Charlotte, NC –July 19, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust announced that it has recently signed a new lease with DAA Draexlmaier Automotive of America for 197,200 square feet at Hillside Industrial Park, located at 285 Parkway East in Duncan. "We continue to see that strong leasing activity and occupancy rates remain high across our Carolinas portfolio. Attracting quality tenants and providing high quality customer service continue to be a top priority for our team," said Massie Flippin, vice presid... |
|07/14/16||Liberty Property Trust and American Water Agree to Terms for Development of One Water Street in Camden, NJ|
|First Commercial Office Development in Place for Liberty’s Vision of “The Camden Waterfront”
PHILADELPHIA, July 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has signed an agreement with American Water for the development of American Water’s new corporate headquarters at One Water Street in Camden, NJ. The anticipated development represents the inaugural commercial development in Liberty’s vision for “The Camden Waterfront,” a $1 billion, 20-acre mixed-use develo... |
|07/12/16||Central Green at The Navy Yard Receives Three Prestigious Development and Design Awards|
|Gravity-Defying 1200 Intrepid Avenue, Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, Nears CompletionPhiladelphia, PA – July 12, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners (Liberty / Synterra) and PIDC today announced that Central Green, the dynamic park located in the center of The Navy Yard, has been honored with three awards, just as Liberty/Synterra's newest building overlooking the park, 1200 Intrepid Avenue, is scheduled to come online.Honors for excellence in design and development were receiv... |
|07/05/16||Gardening to Remember|
|Eight hours of strenuous gardening was the order of the day when staff from Kings Hill developer Liberty Property Trust took time off to help out at Bore Place, Chiddingstone, home of the Commonwork Trust.The 22–strong team spent the day clearing a stream of debris and weeds, made a new raised bed and planted up existing ones as well as putting in fruit bushes and trees, including organic blackcurrants and gooseberries.They were taking part in the annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring when Liberty's m... |
|06/29/16||Liberty Property Trust Hosts Second Quarter 2016 Results Conference Call|
|MALVERN, Pa., June 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust will host its second quarter results conference call on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at 1:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 70954664. The conference call will also be available live at www.libertyproperty.com in the “Investor Relations” section of the site. Liberty will issue a press release detailing results the same day before the market opens.
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|06/22/16||Kings Hill Under National Spotlight|
|Kings Hill came under the national spotlight when some of London's leading commercial agents visited for a tour of the business park and a round of golf.They were looking at the range of office solutions available on behalf of prospective clients wanting to relocate to the area and, said Caroline Binns, associate director, marketing and leasing of Kings Hill developer Liberty Property Trust, they were very impressed.After a tour of the available office space, residential areas and community amen... |
|06/21/16||Liberty Property Trust Signs 199,735 Square Feet of Space at Imperial Center in Durham, North Carolina|
|CHARLOTTE, NC – June 21, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has signed four leases totaling 199,735 square feet at Imperial Center in Durham, North Carolina. "The strength of the Triangle's industrial market is why Liberty continues to invest in the region. Our new Liberty Ridge development project on T.W. Alexander Drive is set to deliver three new buildings in August, which is great timing as Liberty's other assets in the Triangle are 97% occupied," said Massie Flippin, vice... |
|06/21/16||Kings Hill Gets the Crown|
|Kings Hill has been named one of the UK's most successful new communities in a report published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).‘Placemaking and Value' examined clarity of vision, quality of architecture and design, layout, commercial and community provision, public and private amenity space, transport, parking issues and effective community engagement.It stated that ‘placemaking' has never been more important in creating thriving communities where people genuinely want to... |
|06/17/16||Liberty PropertyTrust Employees Lend a Hand at Green TeenZone on the 13th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring|
|Volunteers Spruce Up Facilities and Create New "Chill Zone" Room at Teen CenterElk Grove, IL – June 17, 2016 – On Liberty Property Trust's national day of service in honor of its founder, Willard "Bill" G. Rouse III, employees in the company's Chicago office spent the day working to improve the facilities at the Green Teen Zone in Bensenville, a free after school center for children in fourth through eighth grade at Bensenville School District 2. The team's efforts were focused both inside and o... |
|06/16/16||Cubs Help Kings Hill go for Gold|
|Children from the Mereworth and Kings Hill Cub Scout Pack put their green fingers to the test when they helped plant flowers in readiness for Kings Hill's entry into this year's South and South East in Bloom competition.The activity was part of celebrations marking the centenary of the Cub Scouts and, said organiser Dr Nicola Mallett, one of the pack's Assistant Cub Scout Leaders, it was a wonderful opportunity for the young people to help their community.The Cubs planted cowslips, ox eye daisie... |
|06/15/16||Liberty Property Trust Promotes Megan Creecy-Herman to Vice President, Leasing and Development in the Arizona Region|
|Phoenix, AZ – June 15, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has promoted Megan Creecy-Herman to vice president, leasing and development in the Arizona region. In her new role, Ms. Creecy-Herman will manage leasing for Liberty's regional portfolio of nearly four million square feet and continue to work on all new development."Megan has been instrumental in helping to grow our portfolio and establish us as one of the premier owners and developers in the region," said John DiVall, ... |
|06/01/16||Liberty Property Trust Reaches 82% Occupancy at its New Industrial Building in Liberty Center at Rio Salado|
|Express Scripts Joins Dal-Tile at 2040 West Rio Salado ParkwayPhoenix, AZ – June 1, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has signed a lease with Express Scripts for 81,300 square feet of space at 2040 West Rio Salado Parkway in Liberty Center at Rio Salado located in Tempe, Arizona. The building, which is now 82% leased, is the first light industrial development at the park. "Liberty Center at Rio Salado continues to attract top companies," said John DiVall, senior vice presiden... |
|05/26/16||Liberty Property Trust Signs 315,256 Square Feet of Space in Charlotte|
|Charlotte, NC – May 26, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced it has recently signed six leases, totaling 315,256 square feet in Charlotte."There continues to be high demand for quality industrial product in the Charlotte market," said Massie Flippin, vice president and city manager for Liberty's Carolinas region. New leases in the Charlotte portfolio include:National Delivery Systems, Inc. has signed a new lease for 64,000 square feet at Crosspoint Center, located at 3005 Crosspoint Cen... |
|05/23/16||Liberty Property Trust Brings Love's Travel & Country Stores to its Atlanta Porfolio|
|Atlanta, GA – May 23, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced it has signed a long-term lease with Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. for 107,095 square feet, marking the company's first plant location in Georgia."We are excited to add another quality tenant to the Atlanta portfolio," said Steve Rowley, vice president of leasing for Liberty's Atlanta region. "Love's is a world class organization and we look forward to helping them expand their operations in Georgia."The co... |
|05/16/16||Liberty Property Trust Inks 124,060 Square Foot Lease with thredUP in Atlanta, Georgia|
|Large online marketplace signs lease in Atlanta suburb bringing new employment opportunities
Atlanta, GA – May 16, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced it has signed a new lease with thredUP, a leading online marketplace to buy and sell like-new women's and kids' clothing, for 124,060 square feet at 2670 Breckinridge Boulevard. thredUP will begin operations in the Duluth distribution center in June. "The growth of e-commerce companies in the NE submarket is very dynamic right now," sa... |
|05/09/16||Liberty Property Trust Announces Retirement of George J. Alburger, Jr., Christopher J. Papa to Join Liberty as Chief Financial Officer|
|MALVERN, Pa., May 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) announced today that George J. Alburger, Jr. will retire from his position as executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Christopher J. Papa, currently executive vice president and chief financial officer at Post Properties, Inc. (NYSE:PPS) has been appointed to the same position at Liberty, both effective June 1, 2016. Mr. Alburger will remain with Liberty in an advisory capacity and to assist with... |
|04/28/16||Liberty Property Trust to Break Ground on First Building at Liberty Logistics Center II in Phoenix|
|First Speculative Multi-Tenant Industrial Development of Scale in Region Since 2009Phoenix, AZ – April 28, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it will break ground on its first building this spring at Liberty Logistics Center II, a new 73-acre industrial park located at the corner of 71st Avenue and Buckeye Road in Phoenix. The 222,910 square foot distribution facility is the first of the 1.5 million square feet of multi-tenant industrial space planned at the new park."Throu... |
|04/11/16||Liberty Property Trust Signs a Lease with Pentel of America in Ontario, California|
|Southern California – April 11, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that Pentel of America has renewed its lease for 159,436 square feet at 4000 E. Airport Drive in Ontario, California.
Ron Washle of Newmark, Grubb, Knight, and Frank represented Pentel of America.
During the first quarter of 2016, the company signed 705,707 square feet of leases in its two million square foot Southern California portfolio.
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|04/07/16||Liberty Property Trust Hosts First Quarter 2016 Results Conference Call|
|MALVERN, Pa., April 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust will host its first quarter results conference call on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 1:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 70954608. The conference call will also be available live at www.libertyproperty.com in the “Investor Relations” section of the site. Liberty will issue a press release detailing results the same day before the market opens.
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|04/06/16||Liberty Property Trust Expands Blue Force Technologies at Keystone Business Park in Durham|
|Charlotte, NC – April 6, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced it has continued its long-term relationship with Blue Force Technologies at 627 Distribution Drive in Durham. In total, the company has leased 32,000 square feet with Liberty.
Blue Force Technologies has renewed its lease for 16,000 square feet in Keystone Park. Next month, the company will also expand into an additional 16,000 square feet of adjoining space in the building.
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|03/28/16||Liberty Property Trust Becomes the First Developer to Receive the EPA ENERGY STAR "Sustained Excellence Award" Three Consecutive Years|
|Malvern, PA – March 28, 2016 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored Liberty Property Trust with its highest honor, the 2016 Sustained Excellence Award. The award – the third consecutive win for the company - acknowledges Liberty’s continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. In addition, the company has earned the designation “ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year” for the fifth consecutive year.
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|03/22/16||Liberty Property Trust Grows O'Hare Platform|
|Distribution building acquired in Franklin Park
Elk Grove, IL – March 22, 2016 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has purchased Franklin Park Distribution Center, a 73,160 square foot industrial building located at 11222 Melrose Avenue in Franklin Park, IL. The property is currently 53% leased.
“Given our recent success in Des Plaines, we have been carefully searching for other investment opportunities in the O’Hare submarket,” said Neal Driscoll, vice president a... |
|03/17/16||Liberty Property Trust Updates Disposition Activity|
|MALVERN, Pa., March 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consistent with Liberty’s publicly-stated intent to sell approximately $900 million to $1.2 billion of non-core suburban properties in 2016, we have entered into discussions with a potential purchaser for a large portfolio of suburban office assets. We have not entered into any binding sale agreement. We do not plan to comment further on these matters until and unless we reach such an agreement.
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|03/07/16||Liberty Property Trust Pre-Leases 26,000 Square Feet to PENN CAPITAL at 1200 Intrepid Avenue|
|New space allows Liberty tenant to expand and maintain its Navy Yard location
Philadelphia, PA – March 7, 2016 - Liberty Property Trust, which owns and manages more than 12 million square feet of office, flex and industrial space in the Greater Philadelphia region, today announced it has pre-leased 26,000 square feet of office space at 1200 Intrepid Avenue to Penn Capital Management Company, Inc. (PENN CAPITAL). This summer the existing Liberty tenant will relocate from Three Crescent D... |
|03/02/16||Eye Catching Art On Show|
|A huge paper swan, a series of works by an award-winning sculptor and paintings of the Cosmos are among the eye-catching new artworks being exhibited at Kings Hill in the development’s iconic Control Tower.
‘Narcissus’, a giant paper swan by Whitstable paper sculptor Stephen Larking, bronze and steel sculptures by Brigitte Evill - who won a Victoria and Albert Museum sculpture award – and Patrick O’Donnell’s highly detailed paintings of the stars from his Origins series feature in a new... |
|02/17/16||Liberty Property Trust Announces Disposition Activity|
|Liberty Sells Six Office Properties and Two Multi-Tenant Industrial Properties in Delaware, Florida and Minnesota
MALVERN, Pa., Feb. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT), has sold eight properties in Delaware, Florida, and Minnesota for $131.1 million, to date in 2016.
The properties consist of:
301-321 S. Goolsby Boulevard in Deerfield Beach, Florida, for $3.8 million. The 41,614 square foot multi-tenant industrial building was 100% leased at closing.
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|02/10/16||Liberty Property Trust Kicks Off Construction at Liberty Park GSW North in Irving, Texas|
|Park to include three Class A industrial buildings totaling 720,000 square feet
Dallas, TX – February 10, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has kicked off construction at its new 44-acre industrial park, Liberty Park GSW North located in Irving, Texas, with two buildings totaling 537,300 square feet.
“What makes Liberty Park GSW North desirable is its prime location,” said Mike Heise, vice president and city manager for Liberty’s Dallas region. “It is s... |
|02/10/16||Liberty Property Trust Welcomes Two New Tenants in its Georgia Portfolio|
|Atlanta, GA – February 10, 2016– Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has kicked off 2016 with the signing of two new leases in January, totaling 44,945 square feet in Georgia.
“The entrepreneurial spirit is strong in Atlanta and we are excited to add two more great companies to our portfolio,” said Steve Rowley, vice president of leasing for Liberty’s Atlanta region.
TBF Consulting signed a 40,000 square foot lease at 1325 Chastain Road in Kennesaw. The computer res... |
|02/04/16||Leading Finance Company Moves to Kings Hill|
|One of the UK’s leading specialist mortgage brokers is moving its headquarters to Kings Hill, near Maidstone, to take advantage of its convenient location and amenities.
Mortgages for Business, an independent broker which advises on all aspects of property finance including buy-to-let, residential and commercial mortgages as well as bridging and development finance, is moving into an entire wing (8,572 sq ft) of 17 Kings Hill Avenue. The building has just been refurbished and is on the ... |
|01/25/16||Liberty Property Trust Kicks Off 2016 with Three Leases Totaling 192,600 Square Feet in Charlotte|
|Company leases nearly 500,000 square feet in the fourth quarter 2015
Charlotte, NC – January 25, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced it has signed three new leases this month, totaling 192,600 square feet in Charlotte. The recent transactions trail the company’s active fourth quarter, with lease totals of 469,500 square feet across the region in 2015.
Pilot Freight Services has signed a new lease for 100,800 square feet at Charlotte Distribution Center So... |
|01/22/16||Packed for Success|
|An independent retail and business postal service which started at Kings Hill, near Maidstone, is going from strength to strength, extending its lease on the business park and planning to expand further.
Post and Packing, which offers packing, storage, fulfillment, PO box rental, e-drop shop and business support as well as normal postal services, is owned by Kings Hill businessmen Hugh Furness and Martyn Filby who bought the business from its previous owners three years ago.
|01/20/16||Liberty Property Trust Leases 1.5 Million Square Feet of Space During the Second Half of 2015 in the Chicago Region|
|Liberty Fills Two Newly Completed Speculative Developments
Elk Grove, IL – January 20, 2016 - Liberty Property Trust announced today that it finished the second half of 2015 with lease deals totaling 1.5 million square feet, including significant agreements with six new tenants and two existing tenants. During this time, Liberty filled newly completed speculative developments at 10020 S Reinhart Drive in Oak Creek, WI and 333 Howard Avenue in Des Plaines, IL.
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|01/14/16||Liberty Property Trust Signs Long-Term Lease at 7030 Buford Highway NE in Buford, Georgia|
|Atlanta, GA – January 14, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has signed a 96,160 square foot lease with Everyday Restaurant Furniture, Incorporated at 7030 Buford Highway NE in Buford, Georgia. The company, an importer of commercial furniture for the restaurant and hospitality industry, has moved into its new location, which will serve as its headquarters.
“Since Liberty acquired this property, we’ve brought it to Liberty standard by investing in capital improv... |
|01/13/16||Liberty Property Trust Breaks Ground on a 216,000 Square Foot Distribution Building in Landover, MD|
|New Development Furthers Liberty’s Growth Strategy in Baltimore/Washington Region
Columbia, MD – January 13, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has broken ground on a 216,000 square foot, Class A distribution building at 1500 Claybrick Road in Landover, MD. When completed in the third quarter of 2016, Washington Gateway Logistics Center will bring Liberty’s industrial portfolio in the region to 24 buildings totaling more than four million square feet.
|01/12/16||Liberty Property Trust Continues Development Momentum at Liberty Center at Rio Salado in Tempe, Arizona|
|Phoenix, AZ – January 12, 2016 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has reached three milestone points in its development of Liberty Center at Rio Salado, its newest commercial real estate park in Tempe. In November the company broke ground on a 135,663 square foot building at 1930 W. Rio Salado Parkway. In addition, it has officially opened its 96,000 square foot corporate headquarters for DriveTime Automotive Group at 1720 W. Rio Salado Parkway, and has signed the first ... |
|01/11/16||Liberty Property Trust Hosts Fourth Quarter 2015 Results Conference Call|
|MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust will host its fourth quarter results conference call on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at 1:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 70954606. The conference call will also be available live at www.libertyproperty.com in the “Investor Relations” section of the site. Liberty will issue a press release detailing results the same day before the market opens.
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