ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Robinson Weeks Partners (www.robinsonweeks.com), an Atlanta-based real estate development and acquisition company, today announced a new build-to-suit project with Cummins Inc. for 135,000 square feet at Gillem Logistics Center Building #300 in Forest Park, GA. The Class A industrial project is located in the south Atlanta industrial market. Cummins chose Gillem Logistics Center #300 as a location for its new regional distribution center, where it will provide parts to Cummins service locations and dealers in the southeast United States.
“When keeping your fleet on the road is central to your business, every moment counts. Our regional distribution center approach helps us better serve our customers, increasing our speed of fulfilment for parts orders. We piloted this approach here in Atlanta in 2012, and we’re thrilled with how it has worked,” said Samer Abughazaleh, President South Region, Distribution Business, Cummins Inc.
“We are very happy to have Cummins as a customer at Gillem Logistics Center Building #300,” said Forrest Robinson, CEO of Robinson Weeks Partners. “Gillem’s location, only 4.5 miles to the Atlanta Airport and less than two and a half miles to the Perimeter makes Gillem the perfect location for companies like Cummins that want to have great access to the airport, the interstates and Atlanta’s growing population.”
ABOUT GILLEM LOGISTICS CENTER
Gillem Logistics Center is a 1,168 acre master planned park that can accommodate over eight million square feet of industrial and mixed use space. It is strategically located within .5 miles of I-675, 2.5 miles from I-285 and 3.5 miles from I-75. The master developer of Gillem Logistics Center is Robinson Weeks Partners.
ABOUT CUMMINS INC.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 55,400 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 7,400 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.39 billion on sales of $17.5 billion in 2016. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cummins and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/cumminsinc.
ABOUT ROBINSON WEEKS PARTNERS
Robinson Weeks Partners is an Atlanta-based industrial development and acquisition firm, whose partners have a combined 75 years of experience in the industrial real estate sector. The principals have developed and acquired more than $2.5 billion of industrial properties over the last 37 years. The boutique real estate firm structures ventures with public and private entities to develop master-planned industrial parks, and it also creates exceptional build-to-suit programs across the country for clients needing a trusted and experienced advisor to acquire and develop their facilities. The firm is actively developing in multiple markets throughout the Southeast and provides clients the opportunity to work directly with its seasoned partners - who have more than 100 million square feet of industrial real estate experience. Robinson Weeks Partners’ strong capital structure allows them to form strategic partnerships with clients to leverage its strengths, tailoring each transaction with clarity, flexibility, and transparency. www.RobinsonWeeks.com.
In addition to Robinson Weeks Partners, the rest of the project team consists of Randall Paulson Architects; Eberly & Associates, civil engineer; The Conlan Company, general contractor. Wills Allen with Newmark, Grubb Knight Frank represented Cummins, Inc.
For more information about Robinson Weeks Partners, please call David Welch at 404-815-2019, or visit www.RobinsonWeeks.com.