Online Furniture Retailer Article Inks 507K-SF Build-to-Suit Lease in Baytown
TGS Cedar Port Partners has signed an agreement with online furniture company Article for a 507,000-square-foot industrial lease at TGS Cedar Port Industrial Park, the largest master-planned, rail-and-barge-served industrial park in the U.S.
The build-to-suit lease will mark Article’s first fulfillment center in Texas. Article is a digital-first furniture shopping experience that was started in 2013. The multi-modal TGS Cedar Port Industrial Park is focused on warehousing, distribution and fulfillment operations. It is located off State Highway 99.
TGS Cedar Port broke ground in 2021 on three new industrial spec buildings, including a 1.2 million-square-foot distribution center delivering in May 2022; a 496,000-square-foot distribution center that can be rail-served or cross dock configured delivering in 3rd Quarter 2022 and a 150,000-square-foot rail-served building expandable to 600,000 square feet delivering in 4th Quarter 2022.
John Simons and Gray Gilbert of NAI Partners represented TGS in the transaction. Article was represented by Andrew Lord and Walker Barnett of Colliers.
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
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