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|07/27/17||Liberty Property Trust's New Building at Caliber North is Fully Leased Within Weeks of Completion to Rudolph Logistics North America, Inc.|
|Liberty has begun development of second building
Charlotte, NC – July 27, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust today announced it has fully leased its newest industrial project in South Carolina, Caliber North, to Rudolph Logistics North America, Inc. The tenant will move into the space in September when the fit-out is complete.
"Caliber North is the Greenville area's first speculative distribution building with 36-foot clear heights and 54-by-50-foot column spacing," said Massie Flippin,... |
|07/26/17||Liberty Property Trust Adds New Lease and Closes a Renewal/Expansion Agreement as Durham Market Remains Strong|
|Developer's Occupancy in the Raleigh-Durham Area Now Greater Than 98% Charlotte, NC – July 25, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust continues to experience strong activity in the Research Triangle Park (RTP) market with the signing of a new lease and a renewal that includes a major expansion.
Current tenant Classic Graphics, Inc. will double its space at Keystone Industrial Park, expanding from 24,000 square feet to 48,000 square feet of industrial space at 627 Distribution Drive. The fit o... |
|07/24/17||Liberty Property Trust Brings 1325 Chastain Road to Full Occupancy|
|Atlanta, GA – July 24, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that 1325 Chastain Road in Kennesaw has reached 100% occupancy with the signing of a new lease with LaserShip, Inc. and a renewal with Home Depot.
"Chastain Distribution Center is strategically located near I-75 and I-575 and is close to Town Center, which makes it highly desirable to tenants," said Steve Rowley, Liberty vice president and market leader in Atlanta. "From here, they can deliver products within hours in the Atla... |
|07/20/17||Media Agency's Move at Kings Hill|
|One of the UK's largest independent media agencies, which originally moved to Kings Hill to spare its Kent-based staff the London commute, has expanded its base on the park for the second time.
The Specialist Works, which was voted Media Agency of the Year 2016, employs 156 people and has offices worldwide, including Kings Hill, London, New York, China, Dublin and Bonn. Clients include Boden and Charles Tyrwhitt – which it is helping crack the US market – ELEX Games, Voyage Privé, Travelopia, t... |
|07/17/17||Four Seasons Appoints Ben Shank as General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center|
|TORONTO & PHILADELPHIA – July 17, 2017 – In preparation for the Four Seasons' much-anticipated return to Philadelphia, Ben Shank has been appointed as General Manager of the new Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center. The appointment marks an exciting homecoming for Shank, who started his career in hospitality almost two decades ago at the original Four Seasons in Philadelphia, which the company operated from 1983 to 2015. Having worked his way across the continent and up the ranks wi... |
|07/05/17||Liberty Property Trust Adds Twelfth Building to Southern California Portfolio|
|New Gardena warehouse acquired shell-complete and fully leased
Malvern, PA – July 5, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that has purchased a newly developed 100,580 square foot warehouse in Gardena, California. The building, located at 1720 W. 135th Street, is fully leased to Air Fayre, a British-based in-flight catering logistics firm.
"With the continued demand for industrial space, this is a very exciting time to be in the ever-evolving Southern California industrial market," sai... |
|06/30/17||Liberty Property Trust Hosts Second Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call|
|MALVERN, Pa., June 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust will host its second quarter results conference call on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 1:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 46839831. 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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|06/23/17||Developer's Day of Caring|
|Buildings and gardens belonging to a charity for adults with learning disabilities have been given a fresh look thanks to the hard work of staff from Kings Hill developer Liberty Property Trust.
They took the day off work to help out at Scotts in Tonbridge, where they spent the time painting inside the residential houses and laying paving slabs in the gardens.
The team were taking part in the annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring when Liberty's more than 300 employees in the UK and US spend a ... |
|06/22/17||Marguerite Nader Joins Liberty Property Trust’s Board of Trustees|
|MALVERN, Pa., June 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust today announced that Marguerite Nader has joined Liberty’s board of trustees.
Ms. Nader is president and chief executive officer of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (NYSE:ELS), and has served on their board of directors since 2013. She joined Equity LifeStyle Properties in 1993 and has held various positions in asset management, new business development and marketing. Prior to being appointed chief executive officer, sh... |
|06/20/17||Liberty Property Trust Preleases 129,600 Square Feet at New LEED Distribution Building in Landover, MD|
|Columbia, MD – June 20, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that they have completed the shell construction of 1200 Claybrick Road and secured the first tenant which has leased 129,600 square feet of the 216,000 square foot distribution facility located at the Washington Gateway Logistics Center in Landover, MD. The building is on track for LEED Silver Certification and its newest tenant is slated to begin occupying the new warehouse space this month.
"We have experienced strong... |
|06/16/17||Liberty Property Trust Employees Lend a Hand at Green Teen Zone on the 14th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring|
|Volunteers spruce up main floor and create new activity areas for kids
Elk Grove, IL – June 16, 2017 – 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 twelfth grade. This was the second year Liberty worked at the facility on Bill Rouse Day of Caring. The... |
|06/12/17||James A. Kurek Joins Liberty Property Trust as Vice President, Information Technology Officer|
|Malvern, PA – June 12, 2017 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that James A. Kurek has been named vice president, information technology officer for the company.
"Technology changes at hyper speed, and Jim has a proven track record for staying with and ahead of the challenges," said Chris Papa, executive vice president and CFO at Liberty. "We are excited to have his expertise on our team."
Kurek comes to Liberty with more than 20 years of experience, most recently as senior vice presiden... |
|06/07/17||Liberty Property Trust Leases Its New Industrial Building at Raritan Center to Domino's|
|Malvern, PA – June 7, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust has announced that Domino's has signed a long-term lease at its newest project in Central New Jersey. The 182,000 square foot Class A industrial building is located at 1075 King George Post Road at Raritan Center in Edison, off Exit 10 of the New Jersey Turnpike.
"During the last three years, we have developed four industrial projects along the Turnpike Corridor in Central New Jersey, and each has leased in short order. We continue to be very ... |
|05/09/17||Liberty Property Trust Signs Seven Deals in Active Durham Sub-Market|
|New Lease Brings Liberty Ridge II to 100% Occupancy Charlotte, NC – May 9, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust has completed three new leases and four renewals in the Research Triangle Park (RTP) sub-market. One of the agreements brings Liberty's new development at Liberty Ridge II to 100% occupancy.
"Activity in the RTP submarket has been steadily rising this year," said Bryan Blythe, vice president of leasing and development for Liberty. "We're gratified that our existing tenants have chosen t... |
|05/04/17||Liberty Property Trust Fully Leases Liberty Business Center Building One in Buford|
|ProCraft Cabinetry Will Move to 120,400 Square Foot Building Next Month
Atlanta, GA – May 4, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has leased all of Building One at its new 38-acre Liberty Business Center in Buford, Georgia to ProCraft Cabinetry. The tenant will move into the building at 3525 Gravel Springs Road in June.
"The agreement came together quickly," said Steve Rowley, Liberty vice president and market leader in Georgia. "There's been a great deal of intere... |
|05/04/17||Liberty Property Trust Assists a Long-Term Tenant with Expansion at the New Miami International Tradeport Building C|
|AMG Global Distribution has pre-leased 50% of the building Boca Raton, FL – May 4, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust will not only open the new Miami International Tradeport Building C this month, it will do so 50-percent pre-leased. Long-time Liberty tenant, AMG Global Distribution, Inc. will more than triple its space at Miami International Tradeport.
"Miami International Tradeport continues to offer tremendous opportunities to tenants that are seeking larger spaces in newer buildings... |
|05/04/17||Liberty Property Trust Brings New Caliber North Industrial Building Online As Caliber Ridge Reaches 100% Occupancy|
|New Leases Round Out Portfolio
Charlotte, NC – May 4, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust is putting the final touches on the first of two planned buildings at the new Caliber North Business Park in Greer, South Carolina during the same week in which it has reached 100% occupancy at the adjacent Caliber Ridge Business Park.
"It's was a hectic but satisfying start of the year," said Massie Flippin, vice president and market officer for Liberty in the Mid-Atlantic. "This building could not have come o... |
|04/25/17||Liberty Property Trust Named "Owner/Developer of the Year" for Second Time in Three Years by NAIOP Arizona|
|Liberty's Fully Leased 2040 West Rio Salado Parkway wins "Spec Industrial Project of the Year"
Phoenix, AZ – April 25, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust has been named "Owner/Developer of the Year" by NAIOP's Arizona Chapter for the second time since 2014. In addition, Liberty's development at 2040 West Rio Salado Parkway was awarded "Spec Industrial Project of the Year" at the organization's annual awards ceremony.
"We are honored to again receive this award which is extremely meaningful be... |
|04/19/17||Liberty Property Trust Signs New Tenant, Bringing Franklin Park Industrial Building to 100% Occupancy|
|Liberty breaks ground on new 96,962 square foot development in Bensenville
Elk Grove, IL – April 19, 2017 - Liberty Property Trust announced that it has signed an agreement with Aramsco, Inc. for 34,537 square feet of space at 11222 Melrose Avenue in Franklin Park, IL. The new lease brings the 73,160 square foot industrial building, which Liberty purchased in 2016, to 100% occupancy.
"Strong demand for high-quality industrial product in the O'Hare submarket has been a driving facto... |
|04/03/17||Liberty Property Trust Hosts First Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call|
|MALVERN, Pa., April 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust will host its first quarter results conference call on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 1:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 2337680. 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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|03/30/17||Liberty Property Trust Breaks Ground on its First Industrial Development Project in Southern California|
|Space is in demand after 410,000 square foot lease in Fontana brings portfolio to 100% occupancy
Malvern, PA – March 30, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it will develop a 156,263 square foot LEED® certified industrial building at 9724 Alabama Street in Redlands, California.
"The time is right to develop, as buildings this size are much-needed in this market," said Erin Plourde, Vice President - Acquisitions, Liberty Property Trust. "During the last four y... |
|03/28/17||The Salvation Army Moves to Kings Hill|
|Following a two-year review of its operation, The Salvation Army has moved its South East Divisional Headquarters to Kings Hill, Kent. The new offices at 11 Tower View now house The South East Division and The West Malling Service Centre which together employ 35 staff whose role includes providing pastoral care, operational and mission support to local branches of the church and charity.
"The Salvation Army spent two years evaluating every aspect of its mission service in order to be bett... |
|03/22/17||Shipping Company Returns to Kings Hill|
|A shipping company which brings in much of the UK's fresh fruit from Africa is moving its headquarters to Kings Hill, near Maidstone, returning to its original ‘dock'.
Africa Express Line (AEL) is part of the Compagnie Fruitiere group based in Marseille, France. AEL operates a fleet of eight state-of-the-art refrigerated cargo ships on a number of weekly services to and from West Africa and Europe/Mediterranean, handling and transporting time sensitive perishable fruit cargoes.
Founded i... |
|03/15/17||Liberty Property Trust Supports Growth of Reliable Heating & Air with Expansion Agreement at Chastain Distribution Center|
|Atlanta, GA – March 15, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that its long-term tenant Reliable Heating & Air has expanded its space at 1305 Chastain Road in Kennesaw. The new agreement provides 27,131 square feet of additional space in the building, for a total of 89,450 square feet. It also brings the building to 100% occupancy.
Founded in 1978, Reliable Heating & Air is owned and operated by the Jape family. The company serves the north Atlanta Metro from Kennesaw and with o... |
|03/08/17||Liberty Property Trust to Develop a Multi-Use Building for STIHL Southeast at Liberty Park at AIPO|
|154,400 square foot office, warehouse and distribution facility to open at the end of the year
Orlando, FL – March 8, 2017 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that it will break ground on a build to suit project for STIHL Southeast, Inc. at Liberty Park at AIPO in Orlando.
The 154,400 square foot building will be located on Tradeport Drive. STIHL Southeast has signed a long-term lease for the multi-use facility, which will include approximately 20,000 square feet of office space and... |
|03/06/17||Liberty Property Trust Readying First of Two Cutting Edge Industrial Buildings at Shopton Ridge|
|New 36' Clear Heights and Wider Aisles Provide 25% More Cubic Volume without Increased Pad Size Charlotte, NC – March 6, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust is nearing the completion of the development of 3929 Shutterfly Road in Shopton Ridge. Scheduled to open in June, the LEED® certified industrial building will be the first in the market to offer 36-foot clear heights and 54-by-50-foot column spacing, providing a tremendous advantage to tenants.
"By raising the roof and widening the ais... |
|03/01/17||Kings Hill will enable IT company to Double in Size|
|Fast growing IT company Onwave has moved to Kings Hill to accommodate its expansion plans and tap into the highly skilled local labour market.
The company, which has been operating since 2008, is both an internet service provider and an independent network integrator, delivering data connectivity through single or combined services from all major networks. It serves primarily the construction, utilities, transport, retail and public sectors.
It has taken space in 2 Kings Hill Avenue and plans ... |
|02/28/17||Liberty Property Trust's Liberty Airport Center in Palm Beach County Offers New Class A Space in Tight South Florida Industrial Market|
|Boca Raton, FL – February 28, 2017 – With industrial property vacancy rates dipping below four percent, Liberty Property Trust is experiencing strong interest with the opening of the first two buildings at its new industrial park – Liberty Airport Center (LAC) – in West Palm Beach.
"These two buildings offer a combined 218,000 square feet of new, Class A industrial space – space greatly needed in the current market," said Andy Petry, vice president and market leader, Liberty Property Trus... |
|02/28/17||Keen Photographers Asked to Help with Book Celebrating Kings Hill|
|Amateur photographers are being offered the opportunity to share their pictures with the chance of being selected to appear in a new book celebrating the three decades of Kings Hill's development.
The coffee table style publication will combine the work of professional photographers and amateur enthusiasts to chart the evolution of Kings Hill from a flat military airfield to the beautifully landscaped, bustling garden village it is today.
The pictures can be anything illustrating life at Kings... |
|02/15/17||Liberty Property Trust Signs New Tenant at Hanover Crossing|
|Columbia, MD – February 15, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has leased 36,250 square feet of industrial space in Hanover, MD to Automotive Alliance.
Hanover Crossing at New Ridge Road is a two-building complex offering 243,500 square feet of class A industrial space, and with Automotive Alliance's tenancy, 7460 New Ridge Road is 92% occupied. The remaining first generation availability consisting of 20,000 square feet will contain 1,500 square feet of new office space and ... |
|02/14/17||Liberty Property Trust Leases 327,124 Square Feet of Industrial Space|
|Eden Prairie, MN – February 14, 2017 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has signed three leases agreements totaling 327,124 square feet in the fourth quarter of 2016. Two of the leases bring Dayton Distribution Center I to 92% occupancy.
"The Minneapolis Metro saw strong activity throughout the second half of last year," said Neal Driscoll vice president, market officer. "With vacancy rates at an all-time low in the area, having quality product available is a major advantage... |
|02/06/17||Gerald Eve Recommits to Kings Hill|
|International property consultant Gerald Eve, which operates in the UK, Europe and major US markets and has an annual turnover of £54.3m, has renewed its lease in 35 Kings Hill Avenue. Its Client Accounting division is based there, providing services in connection with business rates payments and property management finance.
"From this office we produce budgets, forecasts and financial statements for clients, including AJ Gallagher, BP, Costa, Halfords, Heathrow Airport, KFC, Superdrug and WH S... |
|01/19/17||Liberty Property Trust Signs First Two Leases at New Liberty Logistics Center II in Phoenix|
|Essendant Co. Pre-leases 60% of 1500 South 71st Avenue; Basic Components, Inc. Signs at 7205 West Buckeye Road
Phoenix, AZ – January 19, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has signed leases with its first two tenants at Liberty Logistics Center II, the company's new 73-acre industrial park in Phoenix. First, Essendant Co. has pre-leased 261,880 square feet of space at 1500 South 71st Avenue. Liberty broke ground on the 437,105 square foot state-of-the-art distribution facilit... |
|01/18/17||Liberty Property Trust Hosts Fourth Quarter 2016 Results Conference Call|
|MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust will host its fourth quarter results conference call on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 12:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 46035372. 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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|01/12/17||Liberty Property Trust Announces Tax Treatment of 2016 Distributions|
|MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) announced today the final tax treatment for the 2016 distributions on its common shares. Shareholders are encouraged to consult with their personal tax advisors as to their specific tax treatment of Liberty Property Trust distributions. The table below summarizes the income tax treatment of the company’s 2016 distribution of $1.90 per common share (CUSIP No. 531172104): ... |
|01/04/17||Liberty Property Trust Signs New Tenant at Liberty Ridge in Durham|
|Charlotte, NC – January 4, 2017 – Liberty Property Trust has signed a lease with Elite Flooring and Design for 42,000 square feet of space at 1953 T.W. Alexander Drive, one of the company's three new industrial developments at Liberty Ridge in Durham.
"The strategic placement of Liberty Ridge continues to drive strong interest from tenants seeking space in the Research Triangle Park submarket," said Bryan Blythe, vice president of leasing and development for Liberty's Carolinas region. "E... |