Chicago is the one of the most important logistics and transportation hubs in the U.S. with a powerful network of rail, airport and truck routes that reach nationwide markets. Chicago is also the largest industrial real estate market in the country, with 1.3 billion square feet of warehouse space.
A historic center of manufacturing, trade and services, Chicago is the third-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. with a population of 9.6 million and a 2015 regional GDP of $640 billion. Chicago O’Hare is the fourth-busiest airport and among the 20 largest cargo airports in the world. These attributes make Chicago a bustling center of logistics activity.
Prologis operates a number of warehouse and industrial real estate properties in the Chicago area, many of which are clustered along the intersection of Interstate 90 and Interstate 294, near O’Hare Airport.