foreign-trade zone Archives

14 Greater Maricopa Foreign Trade Zone sites


Foreign Trade Zones are useful tools for companies to save money. It’s an area that, for U.S. Customs purposes, is considered to be international commerce. Any foreign or domestic material can be moved into an FTZ without being subject to U.S. Customs duties. An FTZ is operated as a public venture sponsored by a municipality… Read More →

Is the FTZ the Valley’s most enticing recruitment tool?


Arizona has definitely gone global. “We want to extend our hand so that Arizona is an inviting place for foreign direct investment and for companies that are looking to relocate,” says Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey. But Arizona hasn’t always been as attractive to global companies. “At one time, we had some issues in the West Valley… Read More →

After leasing out for three years, LPC sells $30M industrial property

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Industrial

After leasing a Class A Lincoln Property Company (LPC) distribution facility in the heart of Phoenix’s Southeast Valley industrial market for three years, global supply chain leader XPO Supply Chain Inc. has opted to purchase the building for more than $30 million. A top-ten global provider of supply chain solutions, XPO (formerly Menlo Worldwide) originally occupied the LPC… Read More →

Industrial Evolution: West Valley poised for land grab

Dick's Sporting Goods distribution warehouse, Goodyear

Dick’s Sporting Goods built a 720KSF distribution center in Goodyear to service its West Coast stores. A California-based investor erected a 400KSF spec shell in Surprise’s Southwest Railplex business park. Corporate giants, Macy’s, Amazon, Sub-Zero, Marshall’s/TJ Maxx, Southwest Products and WinCo have landed or expanded their vast West Valley industrial operations within the last two… Read More →

Investor Completes $25M Purchase of Land in Former Williams Trade Zone in Mesa


  Private investor Buckeye Casa Grande LP assembled and purchased ±610 acres in Mesa along Ellsworth and Pecos roads, in the former Williams Trade Zone. Brent Moser, Mike Sutton and Brooks Griffith with Cassidy Turley Arizona’s Land Group represented the buyer during the transaction. The $25M sale included three parcels that were part of an… Read More →

Prologis Begins Development On 486,200 SF Spec Warehouse In Phoenix

Prologis Riverside Park

Prologis, a global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, today announced that it has begun construction on a 486,241 SF cross-dock facility in Prologis Park Riverside with a target completion date of April 2013. The building – situated on a 27-acre parcel – represents the first speculative development in Phoenix since 2008. It… Read More →