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Prologis Timeline - 1983
1983

Douglas Abbey, Hamid Moghadam and T. Robert Burke (joined in 1984) found AMB Property Corporation, focusing on investment in office, industrial and community shopping centers on behalf of major institutional investors.

Prologis Timeline - 1987 AMB Building
1987

AMB refines its investment strategy over the next two years by exiting office markets and focusing on industrial and shopping centers in infill trade areas.

Prologis Timeline - 1991 Truck Court
1991

The company that is to later become ProLogis is incorporated as Security Capital Industrial Trust (SCI).

Prologis Timeline - 1994 Stock Certificate
1994

SCI makes its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

Prologis Timeline - 1996 SCI Mexico Pacifico
1996

SCI expands outside the United States for the first time with acquisitions in Mexico.

Prologis Timeline - 1997 Management
1997

AMB closes its initial public offering, with more than $2.8 billion under management.

Prologis Timeline - 1997 Office in Amsterdam
1997

The company establishes its first European office in Amsterdam.

Prologis Timeline - 1998 Prologis Logo
1998

SCI officially changes its name to ProLogis. The company acquires Meridian Industrial Trust for $1.5 billion.

Prologis Timeline - 1999 AMB Charlotte
1999

AMB exits community shopping center investments to focus on industrial properties in targeted markets.

Prologis Timeline - 1999 European Properties
1999

ProLogis forms its first property fund, ProLogis California ($556 million), and the ProLogis European Property Fund.

Prologis Timeline - 2001 Japan Flag
2001

ProLogis announces its entry into the Japan market.

Prologis Timeline - 2002
2002

AMB launches its international expansion program focused on trade-centric locations in Mexico, Europe and Asia.

Prologis Timeline - 2002 GIC logo
2002

ProLogis forms the ProLogis Japan Properties Fund ($1 billion) with the Government of Singapore Real Estate.

Prologis Timeline - 2003 Chinese Flag
2003

ProLogis is added to the S&P 500. The company announces its entry into the China market.

Prologis Timeline - 2004 Open REIT fund
2004

AMB forms the first open-end commingled fund by a REIT—AMB Institutional Alliance Fund III. It also establishes new business lines, including direct development and additional private capital products, over the next two years.

Prologis Timeline - 2004 Suzhou logistics
2004

ProLogis acquires Keystone Industrial Trust for $1.5 billion. The company forms its first joint venture in China with Suzhou Logistics Center Co. Ltd.

Prologis Timeline - 2005 Catellus Mueller
2005

ProLogis completes a merger with Catellus, a North American industrial development company, for $5.3 billion.

Prologis Timeline - 2006 Fortune 100 Logo
2006

ProLogis becomes a FORTUNE 1000 company. The ProLogis European Properties Fund completes initial public offering on Euronext exchange in Amsterdam.

Prologis Timeline - 2007 SR Report
2007

ProLogis releases real estate industry’s first annual sustainability report.

Prologis Timeline - 2009 AMB Logo
2009

AMB completes its equity offering, fortifying the balance sheet and securing projected capital needs through 2012.

Prologis Timeline - 2009 China Operations to GIC
2009

ProLogis sells its China operations and its 20 percent interest in Japan Property Funds to GIC Real Estate for $1.3 billion.

Prologis Timeline - 2010 Mexico Flag
2010

AMB forms Mexico Fondo Logistico, the first of its kind industrial venture for Mexican pension funds (AFORES)

Prologis Timeline - 2011 Catellus Logo
2011

ProLogis closes the sale on a majority of Catellus retail and mixed-use assets to affiliates of TPG Capital (TPG) for $353 million, including rights to the Catellus name.

Prologis Timeline - 2011 Allianz
2011

AMB forms a euro 470 million Joint Venture with Allianz Real Estate, marking Allianz Real Estate’s largest joint venture and biggest foray into the logistics space at that time.

Prologis Timeline - 2012 Prologis Merger and IPO
2011

ProLogis and AMB complete a merger of equals to create the pre-eminent global industrial real estate company, with more than $40 billion of assets under management and a platform of logistics and distribution facilities on 4 continents

Prologis Timeline - 2012 EU Presence
2012

Prologis assumes 100% control of Prologis European Properties (PEPR) ahead of schedule, thus liquidating the fund. Assets received include 210 facilities covering 48.4 million square feet (4.5 million square meters) across 11 countries.

Prologis Timeline - 2013 Prologis Nippon
2013

Nippon Prologis REIT, Inc. (NPR), a Japanese real estate investment trust, successfully completes initial public offering on Tokyo Stock Exchange. NPR provides investors a unique investment opportunity and further positions Prologis for sustained growth in Japan.

Prologis Timeline - 2013 Norges Bank Kirkegata
2013

Prologis European Logistics Partners Sarl, a joint venture with Norges Bank Investment Management, manager of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, closes with an initial acquisition of 195 Class-A properties comprising 49msf (4.5msm).

Prologis Timeline - 2014 Prologis FIBRA logo
2014

Prologis completes its IPO for FIBRA Prologis, the first IPO for a FIBRA in Latin America in 2014. FIBRA Prologis comprises approximately 30 msf (2.8 msm) across six markets in Mexico.

Prologis Acquires KTR
2015

Prologis completes the acquisition of the real estate assets and operating platform of KTR Capital Partners (KTR) and its affiliates for a total purchase price of $5.9 billion.  

Moody's Investors Service
2016

Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) upgraded Prologis, L.P.'s senior unsecured rating to A3 from Baa1. The rating service also upgraded the ratings on Prologis’ preferred stock to Baa1 from Baa2.

S&P Global Ratings
2016

S&P Global Ratings raised Prologis, Inc.'s rating to A- from BBB+, citing its diversified real estate portfolio and potential for rent growth.