Posted: May 12, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2011
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KDC SIGNS FIRST LEASE AT NORTHPOINTE TRADE CENTER IN AUSTIN
Austin Portable Storage, LLC to occupy 46,934 SF at “green” industrial development
AUSTIN, TEXAS —- KDC, one of America’s leading commercial real estate firms, has leased 46,034 square feet of space to Austin Portable Storage, LLC (PODS®) at Northpointe Trade Center in Austin, Texas.
“Austin Portable Storage is a great first lease for Northpointe Trade Center and will be an outstanding tenant for many years,” said Randy Touchstone, vice president of KDC and director of the industrial program. “The frontage location on Interstate 35, with access to Highway 45, makes Northpointe the ideal location to meet the company’s Austin expansion plans.”
Located at 2251 Piccadilly Drive, Northpointe Trade Center consists of three buildings with 450,015 square feet of industrial space. Building features include 24’ – 28’ clear height and an Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) sprinkler system. Northpointe is designated as a LEED core and shell certified warehouse and flex space by the U.S. Green Building Council, which promotes buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.
Live Oak-Gottesman is the leasing agent for Northpoint Trade Center.
“We are excited to welcome Austin Portable Storage to Northpointe Trade Center and even more excited about our new landlord-tenant relationship,” said Doug Thomas, vice president of Live Oak-Gottesman. “They are a great user and have selected a great building with excellent ownership.”
KDC and Harbert Management Corporation launched a $120 million national industrial development program. The first industrial location, Ellington Trade Center in Houston, is home to Goodman Distribution, the Houston Chronicle and FedEx. Northpointe Trade Center is KDC’s second industrial development and the company’s first LEED-certified industrial project.
KDC, one of America’s leading commercial real estate and investment companies, provides a full range of commercial real estate services including corporate build-to-suit development, acquisitions, corporate facility project/construction management, project financing, asset and land management, and marketing and leasing. KDC is headquartered in Dallas and has offices in Atlanta; Charlotte, N.C.; and Detroit. For more information visit kdc.com.
About PODS Enterprises, Inc.
Founded in 1998, PODS currently provides moving and storage services to a population of more than 240 million consumers, in 48 U.S. states, Canada and Australia through its company-owned and independent franchise network. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 250,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded one million deliveries and has nearly 140,000 PODS containers in service.
PODS secure containers are constructed of a steel frame and are available in three sizes: approximately 8-by-7-by-7 feet, 8-by-8-by-12 feet and 8-by-8-by-16 feet. The 12-foot and
16-foot containers have been tested to withstand winds of more than 110-mph when partially loaded. For more information or to schedule service, visit PODS.com or call 800-776-7637.