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March 19, 2021

Laredo industrial park fully leased to two foreign tenants

​​​​​LAREDO (Forum CRE) – Two international companies have moved into Sophia Industrial Park, a 230,900-sf building on 20.6 acres at 13819 Humphrey Rd. 

Winnipeg, Canada-based Palliser Furniture took possession of their 117,191-sf space at the beginning of March.

Saltillo, Mexico-based Vitromex U​SA moved in fourth quarter 2020.​

Humphrey Development, a branch of GONTOR Group, ​​developed the building.

Forum CRE brokered the leases. 

Provident to start phase I of 700K-sf Plano industrial park

​​​PLANO (Dallas Morning News) – Provident Realty Advisors is constructing three industrial buildings totaling 300,000 sf in the ​Plano Commerce Center.​

The $35 million project is the first of two phases totaling 700,000 sf at Shiloh and N. Star Roads.​

Merriman Anderson Architects designed the park, and Mark V Commercial is the leasing agent.

Construction begins in March and will take ten months to complete.​​
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Work starts on Potter County court project

​​AMARILLO (REBusiness Online) – Adolfson & Peterson Construction, in partnership with Potter County, has broken ground on the District Courts Building, a 158,250-sf civic project. 

Designed by HOK Group, the five-story project will house courtrooms, a jury assembly room, county offices, holding areas, and records storage space. 

Completion is slated for late 2022.
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86-acre industrial park slated for Georgetown

​​​​GEORGETOWN (Austin Business Journal) – Titan Development Ltd. is developing Gateway35 Commerce Center, an 86-acre industrial park near the intersection of the 130 toll road and I-35. 

Phase one will include a 293,000-sf speculative industrial building. Construction will begin in May and be complete in the fourth quarter. 

The second phase will include two additional buildings. 
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Billingsley adding 600K-sf to its International Business Park 

​​​PLANO (Dallas Morning News) – Billingsley Co. is building three more office buildings totaling 600,000 sf in its 300-acre International Business Park.

The four- and five-story buildings will be off Plano Pkwy.

When completed, the office campus will have 35 buildings housing up to 21,000 workers.

GFF designed the three office buildings. 
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1M-sf Amazon fulfillment center slated for Amarillo

​​​AMARILLO (REBusiness Online) – Amazon is developing a one million-sf fulfillment center at the corner of NE 24th Ave. and Loop 335. 

The center will create 500 full-time jobs and generate $35 million in economic impact. 

Construction will be complete in early 2022. ​

McLane Foodservice inks 249K-sf industrial lease

​​​​​​SAN ANTONIO (REBusiness Online) – McLane Foodservice Distribution Inc. has signed a 248,500-sf industrial lease at Foster Ridge Industrial Park. 

Newmark represented the tenant. Cavender & Hill represented the landlord, Foster Ridge M Owner LLC. 
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