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New Industrial Real Estate Joint Venture for NPS and Stockbridge

Stockbridge declared today that it has shaped a joint endeavor with the National Pension Service of Korea ("NPS") to gain center coordinations properties in the U.S. In association with Stockbridge's open-end center asset and an extra institutional financial specialist, this recently framed endeavor has resolved to get a 14.3-million square foot arrangement of Class A coordinations offices over the U.S.— the biggest exchange by estimation of modern properties since the beginning of the pandemic. Monetary terms of the exchange and the vender were not revealed.

The portfolio incorporates as of late finished and destined to-be-finished properties, with a critical portrayal of significant web based business inhabitants under long haul leases. With a normal year worked of 2020, the portfolio epitomizes the most recent advancement in innovation forward coordinations development, planned towards satisfying need for ever-quicker online business satisfaction and conveyance times.

“We are excited to acquire high-quality industrial properties that are well aligned with our strategy to capitalize on the paradigm shift to e-commerce,” said Scott Kim, Head of the Real Estate Investment Division at NPS. “This acquisition will be an excellent addition to our real estate portfolio. Additionally, our local presence in New York has allowed us to quickly underwrite the portfolio and manage partner relationships to successfully form this venture.”

“We see this acquisition as an exceptional way of tapping into the rapid acceleration of e-commerce growth—one of the most impactful investment themes post-COVID, and likely of the decade to come,” said Terry Fancher, Stockbridge Executive Managing Director. “The tremendous ongoing support of our venture partners has afforded us the opportunity to transact quickly and nimbly in order to access these kinds of rare opportunities at scale.”

“This is an extraordinary-quality core portfolio considering its modern construction, high-credit and e-commerce tenant base, and long-term leases,” added Nicole Stagnaro, Stockbridge Managing Director. “It’s difficult to find better cash-flow visibility across private equity real estate today, particularly in a period of broad market uncertainty.”

The exchange is Stockbridge's third huge scope portfolio procurement in the modern area in the previous 16 months. Other late buys remember a 8.7-million-square-foot portfolio for November 2019 and a 6.4-million-square-foot portfolio in August 2019. The firm has likewise been exceptionally dynamic in single-resource mechanical acquisitions all through 2020. Joined with the latest exchange, Stockbridge's developing mechanical impression is on target to outperform 55 million square feet.



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