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Prologis CEE Wins Big
Prologis CEE unseated competitors as the top industrial developer of 2014, recognized by the Central & Eastern Europe Real Estate Quality Awards (CEEQA) at a gala in Warsaw on 8 April. More than 650 industry leaders representing 40 countries were in attendance. MORE »

S&P Upgrades Prologis to ‘BBB+’
On March 24, 2014, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its corporate credit senior unsecured debt ratings for Prologis to BBB+, from BBB, with a stable outlook. “Prologis is well positioned to execute its three-year plan,” the ratings report stated. MORE »

Prologis Publishes 2013 Annual Report
Marking the successful completion of its 10-quarter plan, the Prologis 2013 Annual Report details the company’s best year since its merger in 2011. The report also looks ahead to a future of sustainable growth. MORE »

Prologis Among “Most Admired Companies”
Prologis is included in FORTUNE Magazine’s 2014 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” The company was also recognized as the top real estate company for social responsibility. FORTUNE’s Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. MORE »

Prologis Scores Global 100
For the sixth year in a row, Prologis was named to the Global 100, a list of the world’s most sustainable corporations. The announcement of the company’s inclusion came at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. MORE »

Europe Builds Out
Build-to-suit activity was strong for Prologis Europe in the latter part of last year and into the first part of 2014, with the United Kingdom leading the way. Demand from customers for Class-A logistics space continues to strengthen, even amid economic challenges in the Eurozone. MORE »

Home Depot Atlanta Lands Award
Prologis’ 1.1-million-square-foot (102,000 square meter) built-to-suit e-commerce fulfillment center in the Atlanta area for The Home Depot has been named the Industrial Deal of the Year by NAIOP Georgia. The annual award is intended to honor an active developer for an innovative, creative transaction or development. MORE »

NBIM, Prologis Form U.S. Fund
Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, has formed a $1 billion joint venture portfolio with Prologis to invest in logistics properties throughout the United States. This follows a similar joint venture closed earlier in 2013 between NBIM and Prologis focusing on European properties. MORE »

Customers Again Vote for Prologis
For the second year in a row, Prologis Park Sochaczew near Warsaw claimed Eurobuild CEE’s Tenant Award as “Warehouse of the Year,” selected by companies occupying 19 warehouses across Poland. Prologis’ largest customer at the winning park, occupying two build-to suit facilities there, is Procter & Gamble. MORE »

Legal Team Takes Honors
Prologis’ global legal department has recently been noted as the most “standout” in-house legal teams in the United States, ranking above much larger corporations such as Chrysler, Honeywell and Microsoft, according to the just released Financial Times’ 2013 “U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report.” MORE »

Entrepreneur of the Year
Hamid R. Moghadam, chairman & CEO of Prologis, was named the Overall Award Winner of Ernst & Young’s 2013 National Entrepreneur of The Year™, recognized at an annual gala held on 16 November as the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum® in Palm Springs, California. MORE »

U.S. Demand Hits Seven-Year High

The latest Industrial Business Indicator (IBI) report from Prologis details ongoing strength in the underlying U.S. economic fundamentals driving increased demand for industrial real estate. The November IBI indicates a current annualized net demand/absorption of 217 million square feet (20 million square meters), the highest since 2007. MORE »

Poland Takes the Prize
Prologis Poland has been recognized for the quality of its buildings as well as for its commitment to the future the industry, in recent awards conferred by Property Forum 2013 and the PoznaƄ School of Logistics. MORE »

Taking Care of Customers in Asia
For Prologis in Asia, customer service goes beyond building, leasing and managing facilities. Colleagues in Japan and China go the extra mile to ensure customer safety for people working in—and driving to—Prologis facilities: business continuity planning in Tokyo, and a road safety program in Chengdu. MORE »

Sustainability Leadership Shines
Prologis recently achieved recognition in several global-scale, industry-relevant indices and ratings. From corporate citizenship to best practice in building design, independent monitors of sustainable companies have cited Prologis as a sector leader many times over. MORE »

30 Years, 30+ Stories
To celebrate three decades as a force in real estate, Prologis has launched a new interactive website, www.prologis30th.com, showcasing more than 30 pivotal moments from across the globe that defined the company’s character, tested its determination and shaped it into what it is today. MORE »

E-Commerce Grows in Brazil
Prologis recently signed a build-to-suit agreement for a 576,000 square foot (53,500 square meter) distribution center with Walmart.com Brazil at the Prologis CCP Cajamar II Industrial Park just north of São Paulo. The deal gives the retail giant another foothold to meet Brazil’s burgeoning e-commerce demand. MORE »

Customers and Investors On Track
The Prologis Singapore team brought customers and investors together at the recent annual Formula One Grand Prix auto race held in its hometown. The event gave both groups a chance to learn more about the company’s capabilities and business, as well as each other’s. MORE »

Creating a Green Path Forward
Prologis recently opened the company’s first “Green Path” park, located at Prologis Park Budapest-Harbor in Hungary. An educational and recreational area for use by customer employees, the park makes smart use of green space and supports the company’s efforts in environmental stewardship. MORE »

Lights, Camera, Action!
Prologis facilities around the globe have had a featured role in films, television shows, commercials and fashion magazine photo spreads. Their quality designs and key locations have made them attractive choices for many production companies. Spots for UPS, Volkswagen and Toyota have used Prologis as their set. MORE »

Filling Up in Japan
A Prologis 3PL customer with multiple facility leases with the company in Japan took the last available space at the award-winning Prologis Park Zama 2, making the million-square-foot (93,000-square meter) facility in the southwest Tokyo market fully leased within a year after opening in August, 2012. MORE »

Pier 1 History Unfolds Online
The unique restoration and renovation of the Prologis corporate headquarters at Pier 1 in San Francisco, which created a roadmap for the rejuvenation of city’s historic waterfront, has been captured in a newly launched multimedia website. MORE »

Poland Picks Up the Pace
Development activity accelerated in Prologis’ southwestern Poland market with two new build-to-suit projects in the last two months, totaling over a half million square feet (61,700 square meters). This activity confirms the findings about the attractiveness of Poland and other European markets in Prologis’ latest research. MORE »

Executives Express U.S. Market Confidence
Three Prologis executives speaking at NAOP’s I.con, the Industrial Conference, held in Los Angeles in June, expressed confidence in the U.S. market fundamentals that are driving customers to build to suit, take up available Class-A space, and increase demand for speculative development. MORE »

Prologis China Promotes Road Safety
Developing safer highway infrastructure is a critical issue in China, particularly for logistics-related businesses like Prologis and its customers. Prologis China became part of the solution by launching its own road safety program in May, providing training and materials to truck drivers. MORE »

Head of The Class in Japan
Prologis Japan recently took home the Special Environmental Award from the Japan Federation of Freight Industries for Prologis Park Zama 2. The million-square-foot development in Tokyo’s southwestern submarket already achieved a CASBEE Superior rating in 2012. MORE »

Singapore Hosts Investors
Prologis Singapore hosted international investors in its new location at One Raffles Place, in the heart of Singapore's Downtown Core, to meet company personnel and learn about a series of targeted global investment opportunities. The event was held during the recent 2013 Asia Pacific Real Estate Association Forum. MORE »

Prologis China Takes Home Honors
Prologis China won the "highly commended" citation at the recent Asia Pacific Property Awards for the Prologis Chengdu Airport Logistics Center development in western China. Only eight of 1,200 entrants from the Asian region were recognized in the industrial development category. MORE »

High Demand For High Quality
Prologis posted solid leasing results in Europe during the first quarter of 2013, as customers continued to reconfigure supply chains with more well-located Class-A facilities. Increased activity occurred in the face of continued weakness in the economic recovery across the region. MORE »

Prologis Reports 1Q13 Results
Prologis’ latest earnings call and quarterly report highlighted a significantly improved financial and operating position including the first positive rent change on rollover in 17 quarters. The company started 2013 on a solid foundation, building momentum for strong performance throughout the year. MORE »

Prologis Releases 2012 CR Report
Prologis' 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report announced the company's results in energy-efficient designs for new developments and upgrades to existing facilities, as well as 83 megawatts of generation capacity from rooftop solar projects. Community and governance programs were also detailed in the report, released on Earth Day, 22 April. MORE »

From Landfill To LEED
Prologis is transforming a former industrial landfill and waste disposal site in New Jersey into a Class-A development project, recently breaking ground on a new distribution park totaling 880,000 square feet (81,800 square meters) of LEED-certified modern logistics space. MORE »

Industrial Recovery Accelerates
Pent-up demand, rent growth and broadening leasing velocity are driving a strengthened industrial market in the United States, according to an in-depth research report, the findings of which are supported by the latest Industrial Business Indicator, both recently published by Prologis. MORE »

Prologis Closes Europe JV
As part of a broader strategic recapitalization of European investment vehicles, Prologis formally closed the deal to create Prologis European Logistics Partners Sarl (PELP), a $3.1 billion (€2.4 billion) joint venture with Norges Bank Investment Management, representing one of the largest transactions closed in Europe in the past year. MORE »

Prologis Releases 2012 Annual Report
"Last year marked a significant milestone for Prologis as we concluded our first full year of operations as a new company," said Hamid Moghadam, the company's chairman and CEO. "Our business continued to strengthen as global demand for high-quality logistics facilities increased, due to growing consumption and supply chain reconfiguration." MORE »

Development Meets Demand In Japan
Strong demand continues for new, Class-A logistics space around Tokyo. Despite incredible land constraints in the region, Prologis is meeting customer needs with a new speculative development project totaling 451,000 square feet (41,900 square meters) in a logistics submarket it helped to create. MORE »

Impact In The Community
From cleaning up public areas to building furniture, from feeding the hungry to planting gardens, Prologis employees lent their hands and hearts to their local communities throughout 2012, donating thousands of hours and dollars to charitable projects around the world. MORE »

Prologis Europe Breaks 4Q Records
Despite conventional wisdom about the region’s economic climate, Prologis Europe leased nearly 12 million square feet (over 1 million square meters) of space in the fourth quarter 2012, exceeding third-quarter results by 56 percent. Deals in multiple countries indicate increased demand for modern logistics facilities across Europe. MORE »

Prologis JREIT Completes IPO
Nippon Prologis REIT, Inc. (NPR), a Japanese real estate investment trust, has successfully completed its initial public offering in Japan. Prologis executives rang the ceremonial bell at the Tokyo Stock Exchange during the first day of trading for NPR.MORE »

Build 'Two' Suit for BMW
Prologis will soon begin construction on two new distribution facilities for BMW of North America LLC--one in California and one in Texas—which will bring the company’s total portfolio with the automaker tomore than 2.2 million square feet (204,000 square meters) in five markets.MORE »

Prologis Reports 4Q12 & FY12 Results
Leasing a record 40.5 million square feet (3.8 million square meters), starting $727 million in development and making $1.3 billion in contributions and dispositions during the fourth quarter, Prologis finished 2012 strong and ahead of schedule on its strategic plan, according to its earnings results released February 6. MORE »

Prologis Makes 'Global 100'—Again
For the fifth consecutive year, Prologis was named to the "Global 100" list of the most sustainable corporations in the world. Announced at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the list compiled by Corporate Knights is one of the most extensive assessments of corporate sustainability. MORE »

Building Big for Amazon.com
Prologis is developing a new 1 million square foot (93,000 square meter) distribution facility in California for the world's largest online retailer. This latest "seven-figure facility" provides more evidence that the growth of e-commerce is driving strong demand for large industrial properties in North America and beyond. MORE »

Prologis Sponsors Japan REIT
Prologis has established Nippon Prologis REIT, Inc. (NPR), a Japanese real estate investment trust, by contributing an initial portfolio of 12 Class-A properties in Japan, comprising 9.6 million square feet (890,000 square meters) in Tokyo and Osaka. MORE »

Prologis Forms JV With Norges
The company recently signed a definitive agreement with Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, to create a 50/50 joint venture that will acquire 195 Prologis facilities in Europe. The €2.4 billion ($3.1 billion) deal represents NBIM’s first investment in industrial real estate. MORE »

Looks Like A Million
Customers are increasingly demanding large facilities of 1 million square feet or more. Prologis recently signed two new build-to-suit agreements for facilities exceeding the seven-figure square foot mark. This follows the 1.1 million square foot (102,000 square meter) distribution center already under construction for the Home Depot in Atlanta. MORE »

Prologis Doubles At Eurobuild
Prologis facilities won “Warehouse of the Year—Poland” and “New Warehouse of the Year—CEE” at the recent annual Eurobuild Awards in Warsaw. The awards honor excellence in commercial real estate across Central & Eastern Europe. With these wins, the company achieved top recognition in two of three categories entered. MORE »

Europe Industrial Outlook Up
A deficit of Class-A industrial space, existing demand drivers, ongoing supply chain reconfiguration and the rise of e-commerce have created new opportunities in the European industrial property market, according to a report available from Prologis Research. MORE »

Prologis Sets the PACE
The company's headquarters at Pier 1 in San Francisco, a historic waterfront property already recognized for its sustainable redevelopment, is now receiving an energy efficiency overhaul, thanks to financing through the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program. The project represents the biggest PACE commercial retrofit in the country. MORE »

Prologis Wins Top Sustainability Award
NAREIT migrated its 2012 award program framework into the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) platform. All entrants had to complete both the 2012 GRESB survey and the supplemental 2012 Leader in the Light questionnaire to be considered. MORE »

Prologis 3Q Earnings Update
Record leasing activity, increased occupancy, positive same store NOI growth and raised guidance characterized Prologis' results during its recent third-quarter earnings conference call with analysts, led by co-CEOs Hamid Moghadam and Walt Rakowich with the entire senior
leadership team. MORE »

Prologis Hosts Investors, Analysts in NY
Global demand drivers and growth opportunities for industrial real estate were some of the topics discussed at the 2012 Prologis Investor and Analyst Forum held recently in New York. Chairman and co-CEO Hamid Moghadam and co-CEO Walt Rakowich, along with senior leaders from across the company, presented a strategic update to the company’s plans and commented on the increased prospects for the industrial real estate business. MORE »

Second Quarter Earnings
Growing global container volumes, real inventory growth, steady net absorption of industrial space and increasing demand for large, Class-A facilities in select markets—these factors underpinned Prologis' solid second-quarter operating results despite a sluggish economic recovery, as reported in the company's earnings call on July 26, 2012. MORE »

Building To Suit The Home Depot
Prologis is developing a new distribution hub in Atlanta, Georgia, for The Home Depot, one of the company's focus customers. At over 1.1 million square feet (104,000 square meters), the new facility, dedicated to expediting online order fulfillment, is one of the largest build-to-suit development starts in the United States this year. MORE »