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10/16/14Liberty Property Trust Celebrates Grand Opening of First Building at Liberty Center at Rio Salado in Tempe
Unique Original Art on Display Sets Tone for Contemporary Park Setting   PHOENIX, AZ – October 16, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust announced that it has completed the construction of its 155,000 square foot Class A office building, located at 1850 W. Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe.  The building opening marks Liberty’s first of up to potentially 11 buildings planned at Liberty Center at Rio Salado, and officially launches the innovative mixed-use business park.   ... 
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10/16/14Plans for Kings Hill Get Green Light
Plans for the next phase of development at Kings Hill have been approved unanimously by Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council.   This will see the delivery of 635 much needed homes including affordable, a new primary school – the third at Kings Hill, an extension to the community centre, additional allotments, trim trails and sports pitches for Kings Hill Sports Park. Land will also be gifted for the development of a place of worship.   Employment land remains for mo... 
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10/13/14Liberty Property Trust Signs Lease Deal for 456,479 Square Feet at 456 International Parkway in Minooka
Agreement puts spotlight on Liberty Business Center Minooka   Elk Grove, IL – October 13, 2014 - Liberty Property Trust announced today that it has signed a lease with Advertising Resources, Incorporated for 456,479 square feet at 456 International Parkway in Minooka.  The building is located in Liberty Business Center Minooka, a park where Liberty owns additional sites earmarked for future development.   “We feel strongly that Liberty Business Center Minooka ha... 
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10/02/14It's Official - Kings Hill is Blooming Great
Kings Hill has won a Silver Gilt Award in the South & South East in Bloom competition and has inspired the organisers to consider creating a brand new category for new communities.   This is the first time Kings Hill developer Liberty Property Trust has entered the competition, and was the only company to do so, the rest of the entrants being councils and community groups.   It entered the ‘village/town centre’ category, focussing on the landscaping that links the ... 
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10/01/14Liberty Property Trust to Break Ground on a 428,541 Square Foot Class A Industrial Building in North Aurora
New Building is first of three to be developed at Liberty Business Center North Aurora Elk Grove, IL – September 30, 2014 - Liberty Property Trust announced today that it has broken ground on a 429,541 square foot industrial building located at 300 Mitchell Road in Liberty Business Center North Aurora.  This project is being developed by a joint venture in which Liberty holds a 25% interest. It is the first of three buildings planned for the 81-acre park positioned conveniently at... 
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09/19/14Capacity Crowd at King's Hill Historic Control Tower
More than 200 people visited Kings Hill’s historic Art Deco Control Tower over the weekend as part of the national Heritage Open Days programme.   Organised locally by Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, Heritage Open Days celebrates England's architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or charge for admission. Recently restored and refurbished by Kings Hill developer Liberty Property Trust UK, the listed Control Tower... 
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09/19/14Liberty Property Trust Hosts Third Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call
MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust will host its third quarter results conference call on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 7918450. 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. If you are unable to join th... 
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09/18/14Liberty Property Trust Breaks Ground on 236,000 Square Foot, Class A Distribution Facility in Des Plaines
Elk Grove, IL – September 18, 2014 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has broken ground on a 236,000 square foot Class A distribution facility at 333 Howard Avenue in Des Plaines, IL. Occupancy is slated for early 2015. Liberty acquired the 16-acre property in July and is in the process of removing an existing 290,000 square foot building to make way for the project.   “We are very excited about the level of tenant activity since we announced that we would develo... 
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09/17/14Liberty Property Trust Breaks Ground on New Industrial Center in the Twin Cities
Eden Prairie, MN – September 17, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has begun site work at its recently acquired 20-acre parcel, to be known as Dayton Distribution Center. Construction of Dayton Distribution Center I totaling 247,000 square feet, will commence immediately, with expected delivery by spring 2015.   “From putting the land under contract to the start of site work was less than 60 days. The City of Dayton’s Mayor, Planning Commission, City Counci... 
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09/16/14Kings Hill Named One of Best Places in UK to Raise a Family
Kings Hill has been named one of the best places in the UK to raise a family by the Daily Telegraph.   The newspaper cited schooling as a priority when families decide where to bring up their children but added that other key requirements include good parks and playgrounds, child-friendly cafés, woodland walks, cycle paths and sports facilities.   It described Kings Hill as a ‘safe, child-friendly environment’ and that ‘the sports facilities would be the envy of any c... 
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09/10/14Liberty Property Trust Details Development Starts and Leasing Activity
MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust announced that the company has begun development of eight industrial projects totaling 2.2 million square feet thus far in the third quarter. The starts represent a projected total investment of $150 million. Liberty also announced two large leases totaling 1.2 million square feet in industrial properties in Pennsylvania.   Third Quarter Industrial Development Starts 11835 Newgate Boulevard, Hag... 
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09/10/14New Artworks Bring History Alive at Kings Hill
A series of ambitious new artworks which bring Kings Hill’s past alive, making it accessible to the younger generation, new residents, workers and visitors alike, has been unveiled.   Centered around the iconic Art Deco Control Tower, the artworks comprise 12 brass reliefs, 11 of which feature planes that were stationed at Kings Hill during World War II when it was RAF West Malling, while the final relief is of the Magical Mystery Tour bus marking the day The Beatles filmed at ... 
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09/09/14Liberty Property Trust Announces the Retirement of Robert E. Fenza, Chief Operating Officer
MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LPT) today announced, with great gratitude for his exemplary service, the upcoming retirement of the company's Chief Operating Officer, Robert E. Fenza. "For thirty years, Rob has been uniquely dedicated to making Liberty a better developer, a better operator, a better corporate citizen, a better company," said Bill Hankowsky, chairman and chief executive officer. "He has instilled in the organization a unique sense of... 
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08/21/14Liberty Property Trust Signs More than 500,000 Square Feet of Leases in Arizona to Date in 2014
Tenant Demand Remains High Across the Region   PHOENIX, AZ – August 20, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has signed a lease with Green Light Direct Services at Liberty Tolleson Center, bringing the 200,000 square foot project to 100% occupancy.    Green Light Direct Services will move into its new location, 8601 W. Washington Street, in October. Rick Collins of CD Commercial Advisors represented Green Light Direct Services and Tony Lydon, M... 
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08/14/14Liberty Property Trust Renews Lease Totaling 247,000 Square Feet in Atlanta
ATLANTA, GA – August 14, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has renewed a lease with Hub One Logistics, Ltd. for 247,000 square feet at 875 Maxham Road in Lithia Springs, GA. Located in the I-20 West submarket, the location serves as a major distribution center for the supply chain solutions provider.   “Tenant retention is essential for the overall success of our Atlanta portfolio,” said Steve Rowley, vice president of leasing for Liberty’s Atlanta region. “... 
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08/05/14Liberty Property Trust Breaks Ground on a 171,114 Square Foot Class A Industrial Building in SE Wisconsin
Project Will Complete Liberty Corporate Preserve   ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – August 5, 2014 - Liberty Property Trust today announced it has broken ground on a 171,114 square foot Class A industrial building at 10020 South Reinhart Drive in Liberty Corporate Preserve, Oak Creek, WI. The building, which will be available for occupancy end of 2014, is the first large speculative industrial project to be developed in this region in five years and the last pad to be developed at Liber... 
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08/05/14Liberty Property Trust to Break Ground on Two LEED Industrial Development Projects Totaling 312,000 Square Feet at Caliber Ridge in Greer, South Carolina
Market Demand Remains High as 110 Caliber Ridge Drive Reaches 100% Occupancy with an Executed Lease totaling 104,000 Square Feet   CHARLOTTE, NC – August 5, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it will break ground on two LEED® development projects in Caliber Ridge Industrial Park in Greer, South Carolina to meet tenant demand. Development will commence immediately on both projects, 140 Caliber Ridge Drive and 120 Caliber Ridge Drive, with expected delive... 
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07/31/14Liberty Property Trust Promotes Erin Plourde to Vice President of Acquisitions
Malvern, PA – July 31, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that Erin Plourde has been named vice president of acquisitions. In this role, she is responsible for providing Liberty regions across the country with assistance and counseling regarding property acquisition and disposition.                                  &nbs... 
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07/30/14Dan Lofgren Joins Liberty Property Trust as Director of Leasing in Minnesota
Eden Prairie, MN – July 30, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that Dan Lofgren has been hired as director of leasing for the company’s Minnesota region.  In his new role, Mr. Lofgren will be responsible for leasing Liberty’s Minnesota portfolio of office and industrial properties, which total approximately five million square feet.  Mr. Lofgren will specifically focus on leasing Liberty’s growing industrial portfolio, as well as pursue various development opportunit... 
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07/30/14Liberty Property Trust to Redevelop O'Hare Area Industrial Site
Company buys vacant industrial building, will demolish and develop new Class “A” distribution facility   Elk Grove, IL – July 30, 2014 - Liberty Property Trust announced today that it has acquired 16 acres at 333 Howard Avenue in Des Plaines. After removing an existing 290,000 square foot building, the company plans to develop a 236,000 square foot Class “A” distribution facility. Groundbreaking is slated for this fall.   “ This acquisition will fortify our position in... 
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07/29/14Liberty Property Trust Brings DrugDev to King of Prussia Area with a 31,000 Square Foot Lease at 1170 Devon Park Drive
New United States headquarters comprises entire third floor of high-profile building Malvern, PA – July 29, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that DrugDev has signed a lease agreement for 31,000 square feet of Class A office space at 1170 Devon Park Drive in Wayne, Pa. The building, which will serve as the United States headquarters for DrugDev, recently underwent a major renovation and is highly visible from Pennsylvania Route 202, near the interchange with the Schuylki... 
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07/17/14Liberty Property Trust Brings Piramal Glass to 329-333 Herrod Boulevard in South Brunswick
209,000 Square Foot Lease Brings Warehouse to 100% Occupancy Mt. Laurel, NJ – July 17, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it signed a 209,000 square foot lease with Piramal Glass at 329-333 Herrod Boulevard in South Brunswick, bringing the building to 100% occupancy. “As we expand in Central New Jersey, every deal we make is highly motivating,” said Mark Goldstein, vice president and city manager for Liberty in New Jersey. “We acquired the building completely vacant... 
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07/15/14Developer Helps Specialist School
On one of the hottest days of the year so far, staff from Kings Hill developer Liberty Property Trust UK had a day out of the office to paint the exterior of the Quest School, a specialist school for children with autism which has recently relocated to Paddock Wood.   They were taking part in the annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring when Liberty’s 400 staff in the UK and USA spend a day helping their communities in memory of the company’s founder Bill Rouse, who died in 2003. &nb... 
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07/14/14Liberty Property Trust to Break Ground on Second Building at Liberty Center at Rio Salado in Tempe
Tenant demand remains high for new mixed-use business park   PHOENIX, AZ – July 14, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust will break ground this week on its second building at its new park, Liberty Center at Rio Salado in Tempe. Located at 1910 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Building Two will be a two-story, 156,030 square foot Class A office building. The project is designed to achieve LEED® Silver certification and the total investment is approximately $33 million.   “Leasing... 
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07/10/14Liberty Property Trust Purchases 36 Acres of Land in Durham, North Carolina
Acquisition Complements the Company’s Recent Expansion in the Triangle   CHARLOTTE, NC – July 10, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has purchased a total of 36 acres in the RTP submarket in Durham, North Carolina. Liberty plans to develop a new industrial park on the site called Liberty Ridge.   “We are excited to expand our presence in the Triangle,” said Massie Flippin, vice president and city manager for Liberty’s Carolinas region.  “Liber... 
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07/09/14Liberty Property Trust Signs Renewal with DSC Logistics, Inc. for More Than One Million Square Feet of Space in Elwood
DSC Logistics, Inc. Extends Lease and Will Continue to Occupy 100% of Building   Elk Grove, IL – July 9, 2014 - Liberty Property Trust announced today that it has signed a lease renewal agreement with DSC Logistics, Inc. for more than one million square feet of space at 21705-21707 West Mississippi Avenue in Elwood. The tenant will continue to occupy 100% of the building.   “Liberty has a long-standing relationship with DSC Logistics,” said Don Schoenheider, vice pre... 
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07/09/14Liberty Property Trust Hosts Second Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call
MALVERN, Pa., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust will host its second quarter results conference call on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 72369583. 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. If you are unable to join the c... 
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07/08/14Liberty Property Trust's Michael Jones Named to NAIOP Northern Virginia's Board of Directors
Herndon, VA – July 8, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust announced today that Vice President and City Manager Michael Jones has been named to the NAIOP Northern Virginia’s Board of Directors. Mr. Jones has been in the commercial real estate industry and an active member of the NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, for more than two decades and brings a wealth of experience to this new position.   “I am honored to have been chosen to sit on NAIOP Northern Virgini... 
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07/03/14Development of Comcast Innovation & Technology Center Commences
MALVERN, Pa., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust announced today that the joint venture agreement between it and Comcast Corporation relating to the Comcast Innovation & Technology Center, together with the related agreements for the development of the project, have been completed and development is commencing. The 59-story tower, to be located on the 1800 block of Arch Street in Philadelphia, will include 1.334 million square feet of rentable office space and a 222-room Four Se... 
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06/30/14Liberty Property Trust Welcomes New Tenant to Baltimore Washington Industrial Park
RMP Powertrain Solutions, Inc. takes 38,256 square feet in Jessup Columbia, MD – JUNE 30, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has finalized a lease within the Baltimore Washington Industrial Park.  RMP Powertrain Solutions, Inc. has leased 38,256 square feet of industrial space at 8242 Sandy Court in Jessup, MD and will move in this summer.  “We are extremely excited to announce that our first lease at 8242 Sandy Court is with RMP Powertrain Solutions” sa... 
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06/25/14Liberty Property Trust Carolinas Region Receives the 2013 Rouse Award
Carolinas Region recognized as top achiever among Liberty’s offices Nationwide and in the UK CHARLOTTE, NC – June 25, 2014 – The Carolinas Region of Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has received the prestigious 2013 Bill Rouse Award. The award identifies and recognizes the Liberty team to most significantly exceed its goals. Earlier this month, Bill Hankowsky, Liberty’s Chairman, President and CEO, presented the 11 member Carolinas team with the 2013 Bill Rouse Aw... 
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06/20/14Liberty Property Trust Employees Team up with National Park Service to Help Care for Martin Luther King Memorial on the 11th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – June 20, 2014 – On Liberty’s national day of service in honor of its founder, Willard “Bill” G. Rouse III, the company’s offices in Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. joined forces with the National Park Service to clean up the landscape that adorns the Martin Luther King Memorial and nearby Tidal Basin located in the National Mall.   “We are proud to partner again with the National Park Service for Bill Rouse Day of Caring,” said Mike Jones, vice pre... 
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06/20/14Liberty Property Trust Employees Team Up with Northern Illinois Food Bank to Stock and Staff Mobile Food Pantry on the 11th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring
Elk Grove, IL – June 20, 2014 – On Liberty’s national day of service in honor of its founder, Willard “Bill” G. Rouse III, employees in the company’s Chicago office stocked and staffed a mobile food pantry through the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Those in need were able to reserve and pick up food at the pantry located on the grounds of the John J. Lukancic Middle School, 725 West Normantown Road in Romeoville.   “This is the sixth year we have partnered with the Northern Illin... 
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06/20/14Liberty Property Trust Employees Sort and Restock for Atlanta Community Food Bank on the 11th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring
ATLANTA, GA – June 20, 2014 – On Liberty’s national day of service in honor of its founder, Willard “Bill” G. Rouse III, the company’s Atlanta office worked at the Atlanta Community Food Bank , a nonprofit organization providing food and grocery products to families and individuals in 29 metro Atlanta and north Georgia counties through 600 partner agencies.   “We are proud to support the Atlanta Community Food Bank and its commitment to fight hunger by engaging, e... 
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06/20/14Liberty Property Trust Employees Paint for Covenant House on the 11th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring
HOUSTON, TX – June 20, 2014 – On Liberty’s national day of service in honor of its founder, Willard “Bill” G. Rouse III, the company’s Houston office worked at the Covenant House, a nonprofit charity serving homeless youth with a network of shelters across the Americas.   “This is the fourth year we have partnered with Covenant House on Bill Rouse Day of Caring,” said Jay Kraft, vice president and city manager of Liberty Property Trust’s Houston region. “We are proud to continu... 
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06/20/14Liberty Property Trust Employees Stock Shelves and Prepare Meals for Boca Helping Hands on the 11th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring
BOCA RATON, FL – June 20, 2014 – On Liberty’s national day of service in honor of its founder, Willard “Bill” G. Rouse III, the company’s South Florida office worked at Boca Helping Hands, a nonprofit charity that provides food and emergency assistance to families, homebound disabled and elderly individuals.   “This is the second year we have partnered with Boca Helping Hands on Bill Rouse Day of Caring,” said Andy Petry, vice president and city manager of Liberty Property Trust... 
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06/20/14Liberty Property Trust Employees Sort, Price and Organize for Habitat for Humanity on the 11th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring
RICHMOND, VA – June 20, 2014 – On Liberty’s national day of service in honor of its founder, Willard “Bill” G. Rouse III, the company’s offices in Richmond and Hampton Roads joined forces to work at the Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore, a retail outlet offering donated building and home improvement supplies for sale to the general public at greatly reduced prices.   “This year we are proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity on Bill Rouse Day of Caring,” s... 
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06/19/14Liberty Property Trust Breaks Ground on Eastport VIII
Project is Liberty’s first speculative development in the region since 2008   RICHMOND, VA – June 19, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust announced that it has broken ground on a 129,660 square foot industrial building located in Eastport Business Center off of Laburnum Avenue in Richmond. The total investment is approximately $8.3 million.   “We are very excited to announce the development of Eastport VIII. We believe the project will offer much needed institutional-q... 
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06/16/14Liberty Property Trust Improves Grounds & Landscaping for Historic Eisendrath House to Mark the 11th Annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring on June 13
Long Standing Program Offers a Chance for Employees to Give Back To Their Communities   Phoenix, AZ – June 14, 2014 – Today Liberty’s Arizona office participated in the 11th annual Bill Rouse Day of Caring, a national service program in memory of the company’s founder, Willard G. Rouse III. The five member Liberty team spent the day working with two of its vendors, Maricopa County Property Maintenance and Wespac Construction Incorporated, to landscape and clean up the grounds ... 
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06/12/14Liberty Property Trust Acquires Five Industrial Buildings in Durham
Company expands its footprint in the Triangle market MALVERN, Pa., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust today announced the acquisition of five Class A industrial buildings in Durham, North Carolina, for $44 million. Together the acquisition totals 705,365 square feet, bringing the company's overall portfolio in the Triangle market to 1.4 million square feet. Known as Imperial Center, the newly acquired buildings are located at 4226 Surles Court, 4234 Surles Court, 4227 Su... 
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06/10/14Liberty Property Trust Leases 1135 Aviation Place in San Fernando to Ricon Corporation
Malvern, PA – June 10, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it signed a new, long term lease with Ricon Corporation at 1135 Aviation Place in San Fernando. The tenant moved into the building in May, occupying the building in its entirety.   The property was purchased last fall as part of Liberty’s acquisition of a national portfolio. Located on just under three acres, the warehouse offers 65,347 square feet of industrial space.   Greg Geraci of CBRE rep... 
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06/04/14Kings Hill's Heritage Immortalised
Stories and poems about Kings Hill’s illustrious past as RAF West Malling have been set in bronze, steel and stone to create a wayfinding trail highlighting routes around Liberty Square, the vibrant retail centre at the heart of the development.   Commissioned by Kings Hill developer Liberty Property Trust UK together with partner Kent County Council and curated by Futurecity, the trail features stories and poems gathered by Kent-based community engagement specialists Future Cr... 
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06/02/14Liberty Property Trust Promotes Hans Brindley to Vice President in Houston
Houston, TX – June 2, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that Hans Brindley has been named vice president of leasing & development for the company’s Houston region. In this new role, he will be responsible for the daily management and leasing of the company’s 7.07 million square foot industrial and office portfolio in the Houston market.   “It has been my pleasure to work with Hans as his work ethic, dedication and professionalism is second to none,” said Jay Kr... 
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06/02/14Liberty Property Trust Hosts an Open House to Showcase a 96,130 Square Foot Industrial Facility Located at 7030 Buford Highway NE in Atlanta
ATLANTA, GA  – June 2, 2014 – On Wednesday (May 28th) Liberty Property Trust today hosted its first major event since entering the Atlanta market - a property showcase at a recently acquired warehouse located at 7030 Buford Highway NE in Atlanta. The program, hosted by Steve Rowley, Liberty's vice president of leasing for the market, and Massie Flippin, vice president and city manager for Liberty’s Carolinas region, invited commercial real... 
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05/22/14Liberty Property Trust Names Steve Rowley as Vice President Leasing, in Atlanta
Rowley Relocates to Georgia as Liberty Ramps up Operations in the Region   Atlanta, GA – May 21, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that Steve Rowley has been named vice president of leasing for the company’s Atlanta region. In this new role, he will be responsible for the daily management and leasing of the company’s 2.2 million square foot industrial portfolio in the Atlanta market. He is relocating from the company’s South Florida office where he served as a l... 
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05/21/14New Developments at Kings Hill
Three exciting new housing developments are underway at Kings Hill, offering a wide range of properties to suit all tastes and budgets.   Set within acres of landscaped parkland close to shops, restaurants, cafes and leisure amenities, Kings Hill is a garden village with a very active community. It has two primary schools with a third planned, numerous sports and leisure amenities, allotments and many clubs and societies offering a huge range of classes and opportunities to sha... 
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05/20/14Allotments for Kings Hill
With many areas of the UK seeing allotments sold off for development, Liberty Property Trust UK is bucking the trend by donating land to Kings Hill Parish Council for their provision.   Together with development partner Kent County Council, Liberty has provided over 1.3 acres, adjacent to the Kings Hill Sports Park, which the parish council is intending to divide into 75 allotments.   Extra land has been set aside for more allotments as the next phase of development ... 
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05/19/14Liberty Property Trust Brings RE-STREAM to Ammendale Technology Park
13,750 Square Foot Lease Brings Beltsville, MD Building to 100% Occupancy Columbia, MD – May 19, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that 11850 Baltimore Avenue in Ammendale Technology Park has reached 100% occupancy by means of a 13,750 square feet lease with RE-STREAM, CO. The tenant will move into the building upon completion of interior improvements in June. RE-STREAM, based in Waltham, MA and opening its first location in Maryland, is a woman-owned green logistics comp... 
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05/07/14Liberty Property Trust Named a 2014 Green Lease Leader by the Better Building Alliance
Malvern, PA – May 7, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has received an inaugural “Green Lease Leader” award from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance. The new recognition program, developed with support from leading real estate practitioners, distinguishes property owners, tenants, and brokers who are effectively using commercial property leases as tools to save energy in commercial buildings.... 
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05/05/14Liberty Property Trust Names Jonathan Guffey Director of Leasing for South Florida
Boca Raton, FL – May 2, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that Jonathan Guffey has been named director of leasing for South Florida.  In his new role, Mr. Guffey will be responsible for leasing Liberty’s portfolio from West Palm Beach to Pompano Beach. Mr. Guffey will focus on developing and implementing leasing strategies and plans to maximize occupancy rates and rental revenues from company-owned properties as well as pursuing development opportunities.   ... 
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04/25/14Liberty Property Trust & Synterra Partners Break Ground on a Fully Pre-Leased Flex Building in The Navy Yard Commerce Center
75,000 square foot building attracts three international tenants, driving demand for the next flex building PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2014-- Liberty Property Trust, which owns and manages more than 16 million square feet of office, flex and industrial space in the Greater Philadelphia region, together with its joint venture partner Synterra Partners, broke ground today on its third Class A flex building in The Navy Yard C... 
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04/22/14Liberty Property Trust Grows its New Portfolio in Southern California with the Acquisition of a 522,772 Square Foot LEED Warehouse in Moreno Valley
Inland Empire property rebranded “Liberty Logistics Center”   Malvern, PA – April 22, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has purchased a 522,772 square foot LEED® certified warehouse facility located at 22750 Cactus Avenue in Moreno Valley for $33.6 million. The building, which has been rebranded Liberty Logistics Center, is situated on a 25.96-acre site. Built in 2012, it is currently vacant and available for lease.   “This acquisition follow... 
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04/17/14Liberty Property Trust's Cambridge Biomedical Campus Honored for Placemaking
MALVERN, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust's Cambridge Biomedical Campus won the prestigious Place Making Award at UK real estate publication Property Week's Property Awards 2014.  Cambridge Biomedical Campus combines world-class biomedical research, patient care and university teaching on a single site in Cambridge, UK. The master planned community is being jointly developed by Liberty and Countryside Properties. Working in partnership with the University of Cambrid... 
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04/16/14Liberty Property Trust Leases 94,400 Square Feet to Atlas Box and Crating Company; Brings Keystone Business Park to 100% Occupancy
Charlotte, NC – April 15, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has recently signed leases for a total of 94,400 square feet with Atlas Box and Crating Company at Keystone Business Park in Morrisville, North Carolina, bringing the park to 100% occupancy. “Atlas Box and Crating Company is a valued customer and we are pleased to help assist the company’s growth in our Raleigh-Durham portfolio,” said Massie Flippin, vice president and city manager for the Carolinas region.... 
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04/16/14Liberty Property Trust Closes Seven Deals in Arizona in the First Quarter 2014 as Activity Remains High
Momentum continues at Liberty Center at Rio Salado and throughout the region PHOENIX, AZ – April 15, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced it has closed seven lease agreements totaling approximately 425,000 square feet during a very strong first quarter of 2014. “We are extremely pleased to announce this record level of lease transactions in Arizona,” said John DiVall, senior vice president at Liberty. “Our high volume of activity includes new leases and tenant renewals, b... 
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04/03/14Liberty Property Trust Takes Top Honors: Receives an EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award
Company’s Innovative Programs Save Tenants Millions of Dollars on Energy Bills While Protecting the Environment MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2014-- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored Liberty Property Trust with an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year designation for the third consecutive year – and in doing so has also given it the organization’s highest honor: the Sustained Excellence Award. The Sustained Excelle... 
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04/03/14Liberty Property Trust Nears Completion of a $2.8 Million Renovation at WillowWood Plaza
Largest Office Park in City of Fairfax Boasts Lobby and Property Upgrades – and a prized ENERGY STAR® Certification Herndon, VA – April 3, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it will complete a four-year, $2.8 million renovation program at WillowWood Plaza (Eaton Place), its Class A office park in the City of Fairfax, Virginia, this spring. The project updates the four mid-rise building complex with particular focus on the two older buildings in the park. The first tw... 
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04/03/14Liberty Property Trust Signs First Tenant at Liberty Center at Rio Salado in Tempe
WageWorks Inc. to Occupy the Entire First Floor of Building One PHOENIX, AZ –– April 3, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust has signed a lease with WageWorks Inc. for 76,162 square feet, marking the first tenant agreement to be signed for the company’s Class A office development, Liberty Center at Rio Salado business park in Tempe. Located at 1850 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Building One is a two-story 155,000 square foot development that is designed to achieve LEED® Silver certification, and is ... 
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04/02/14Liberty Property Trust Hosts First Quarter 2014 Results Conference Call
MALVERN, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust will host its first quarter results conference call on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 1:00 P.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 24534109. 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. If you are unable to join the ... 
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04/01/14Liberty Property Trust Signs First Tenant at Hanover Crossing at New Ridge Road
Kawneer Company Inc. Leases 30,000 Square Feet COLUMBIA, MD – April 1, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today reported that it has signed the first lease at its new business park, Hanover Crossing at New Ridge Road in advance of the completion of the buildings. The company has executed the agreement with Kawneer Company Inc. for 30,000 square feet of space at 7460 New Ridge Road. The tenant will move into the location when the building opens late this summer. “There is a strong market... 
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03/31/14Liberty Property Trust Announces Development Plans for a 172,000 Square Foot Speculative Class A Industrial Project in Milwaukee
Development of the final pad in Liberty Corporate Preserve in Oak Creek to commence late spring ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL - March 28, 2014 - Liberty Property Trust today announced its plans for a 172,000 square foot Class A industrial building in Oak Creek, with direct access to I-94.  The project marks the largest speculative industrial development in Milwaukee in more than five years, and will be available for occupancy in late Fall 2014. "We are very excited to be first out of... 
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03/26/14Liberty Property Trust Announces New $800 Million Unsecured Line Facility
MALVERN, Pa., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) announced today that Liberty Property Limited Partnership (together with Liberty Property Trust, "Liberty")  has entered into a new $800 million unsecured revolving credit facility maturing March 26, 2018, which replaces its previous $500 million credit line scheduled to mature November 2, 2015.  Based upon Liberty's current credit ratings, borrowings under the new facility will bear interest at LIBOR plus 105 bas... 
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03/10/14Liberty Property Trust Receives LEED Silver Certification for the "Aetna Building" in Phoenix
It is anticipated that the tenant will save 20-30% in energy costs when compared to a traditional office building PHOENIX, AZ – March 10, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has received LEED Silver certification for its newly opened building at 4500 E. Cotton Center Blvd. in Phoenix. The 139,403 square foot Class A two-story office building was built in 2013 and is fully leased to Aetna. “Liberty was eager to pursue LEED certification for 4500 E. Cotton Blvd., as th... 
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03/04/14Liberty Property Trust Brings Power-One Renewable Energy Solutions to Sky Harbor Center
105,000 Square Foot Lease Brings Complex to 100% Occupancy in Less Than One Year Phoenix, AZ – March 4, 2014 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that Liberty Sky Harbor Center (2626 S. 7th Street) has reached 100% occupancy with the execution of a long term lease for 105,000 square feet of space with Power-One Renewable Energy Solutions. The agreement brings the complex, which opened last May after a complete renovation and rebranding, to 100% occupancy. “We are very pleased to ann... 
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02/28/14Liberty Property Trust Renews Leases Totaling 195,800 Square Feet in Charlotte
The Company’s Charlotte Portfolio Holds Steady at 99% Occupancy Malvern, PA – February 18, 2014 - Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has recently signed leases in its Crosspoint Center and Perimeter West industrial parks in Charlotte. Combined, the leases total 195,800 square feet of space. “We are thrilled to renew our existing customer relationships and continue to see strong leasing momentum throughout our Charlotte portfolio,” said Massie Flippin, vice president and c... 
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02/19/14Liberty Property Trust Breaks Ground on Legacy at Fallbrook
First of Three Planned Office Buildings Designed to Meet LEED® Silver Specifications   HOUSTON, TX – February 18, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has broken ground today on a five-story 208,000 square foot Class A office building located at 10720 West Sam Houston Parkway North. Phase I of Legacy at Fallbrook is designed to achieve LEED® Silver certification and will be available for occupancy in the first quarter of 2015.   “We are very excited... 
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02/18/14Liberty Property Trust to Change NYSE Stock Ticker
MALVERN, Pa., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective February 28, 2014, Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY), will change its ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange to LPT. The change reflects the company's new visual identity, which utilizes the acronym LPT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/PH66687LOGO) Liberty's new identity is designed to better align Liberty's visual presentation with its national operating platform, cutting-edge development capabilities, financia... 
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02/18/14Liberty Property Trust Unveils its New Visual Identity
Logo, color palette, tagline showcase Liberty’s national strengths MALVERN, PA – February 18, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust, a leader in the development and management of high performance  industrial and office properties, today unveiled a new visual identity including a new logo, tagline, color palette and updated positioning. The new identity is designed to better align Liberty’s visual presentation with its national operating platform, cutting-edge development capabilities, fina... 
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02/13/14Comma Oil & Chemicals Moves to Kings Hill
Comma Oil and Chemicals has moved its executive and commercial departments to Kings Hill, West Malling, to accommodate future growth.   The company, which was acquired in 2012 by Cosan - one of Brazil’s largest oil producers - manufactures, markets and distributes lubricating motor oils, car care products and associated seasonal and industrial chemicals for the UK and over 40 international markets.   The executive and commercial teams, along with marketing and plann... 
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02/06/14Global Software Company Recommits to Kings Hill
Infor, one of the world’s largest providers of business software, has recommitted to Kent by renewing its lease on offices at Kings Hill, near Maidstone.   The company, which is headquartered in New York and has more than 70,000 customers, employs 12,700 staff worldwide and has an annual revenue of $2.7billion.   Infor (United Kingdom) Ltd moved to Kings Hill in 2004, where it occupies 5,259 sq ft in 39 Kings Hill Avenue. The company has already extended its lease on... 
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02/04/14Liberty Property Trust Closes 2013 with Signing of Fourth Quarter Leases Totaling 233,804 Square Feet in Richmond
RICHMOND, VA – January 29, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust today announced that it has finalized six leases in the greater Richmond area totaling 233,804 square feet of space in the fourth quarter of 2013. The quarter was marked by four new leases, one expansion and four lease renewals.  New leases in the region include: Enclos Corporation signed a new lease for 37,440 square feet at 5791 Eastport Boulevard in Richmond. Dick Porter of Porter Realty represented Enclos Corporati... 
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01/31/14Property List: Liberty Completes Sale of 48 Properties
180 Admiral Cochrane Drive Annapolis MD 21401 Off.  125,623 190 Admiral Cochrane Drive Annapolis MD 21401 Off.     71,827 20 Wight Avenue Cockysville MD 21030 Off.     76,045 6200 Old Dobbin Lane Columbia MD 21045 Off.     31,000 6210 Old Dobbin Lane Columbia MD 21045 Off.     31,000 6220 Old ... 
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01/31/14Liberty Property Trust Completes Sale Of 48 Properties
MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY) today announced that it has closed on the sale of 48 properties totaling approximately 2.6 million square feet of space and 19 acres of land, for proceeds of $329.6 million. This sale is part of the previously announced transaction consisting of a total of 97 properties. The first closing of 49 properties occurred in December 2013, for proceeds of $367.7 million. The January closing consists of 2.1 million square ... 
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01/24/14Liberty Property Trust Hosts Fourth Quarter 2013 Results Conference Call
MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Property Trust will host its fourth quarter results conference call on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 11:00 A.M., ET. The call can be accessed by dialing (855) 277-7530 and entering the passcode 44824981. 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. If you are unable to join ... 
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01/15/14Comcast to Expand Philadelphia Presence with State-of-the-Art, $1.2 Billion ‘Comcast Innovation and Technology Center’
Designed by Lord Norman Foster and Developed by Liberty Property Trust to achieve LEED Platinum Certification, 59-Story Tower Will Include Four Seasons Hotel     Thousands of Jobs and Billions of Dollars of Economic Activity to be Created in Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Commonwealth PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2014-- Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) and Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY) an... 
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01/13/14Liberty Property Trust Celebrates the Grand Opening of its First Development Project at Miami International Tradeport
Completion of the 147,840 square foot warehouse launches Phase I of the park   Boca Raton, FL – January 10, 2014 – Liberty Property Trust hosted a grand opening ceremony yesterday to celebrate the completion of its 147,840 square foot warehouse facility - the first phase of the company’s $135 million industrial park known as Miami International Tradeport.   In attendance at the event were several local representatives from the town of Medley including Griselia Digiac... 
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