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GLOBAL LOGISTICS PROFILE CenterPoint Properties is a leading national real estate firm focused on the development, redevelopment, acquisition and management of transportation-advantaged industrial real estate for the public and private sectors. The company invests in major coastal and inland logistics markets anchoring North America's principal freight lanes, highways and ports. CenterPoint's portfolio includes 52.2 million square feet and 5,125 acres under development in the company's integrated intermodal industrial parks. With more than three decades of industry expertise, CenterPoint Properties has the technical skills, relationships and access to capital necessary to support complex industrial real estate developments and transactions. The company works hard to improve upon real estate best practices through a blend of methods, including advanced proprietary technology, innovative financing techniques, and public- private partnerships. From an investment perspective, CenterPoint moves fast to acquire transportation-advantaged industrial properties that bolster tenants' supply chain efficiencies. The firm's investment criteria focuses on logistics hubs across the country, from coastal port and rail-served inland markets to low-vacancy cities. CenterPoint's mix of capital, local expertise and collaborative due diligence capabilities allow the company to close quickly on large portfolios, single or leased buildings, vacancies and redevelopments. To date, CenterPoint has managed some of the most complex development projects in North America, from the United States' largest master-planned inland port to a modern campus for the National Nuclear Security Administration. The company's expertise in build-to-suit and brownfield redevelopments offers tenants the flexibility they need to adapt facilities and vacant sites for any purpose. Whether bringing an aging property up to code or transforming facilities into state-of-the-art distribution centers, CenterPoint works closely with each client to create accessible industrial real estate solutions located near port, rail, highway and intermodal infrastructure. For tenants in need of significant supply chain optimization, the branded CenterPoint Intermodal Centers offer a comprehensive range of logistics resources – including warehousing and distribution services, container storage and foreign trade zone savings – to help organizations reduce costs and improve their bottom lines. Currently, CenterPoint has developed 20,175,000 square feet of industrial real estate facilities within six CenterPoint Intermodal Centers across the United States. When it comes to property management, CenterPoint strives to uphold a standard of excellence to meet and exceed tenant's needs and expectations. The firm's hands-on operations team partners closely with tenants on a variety of maintenance, financing and construction needs. CenterPoint's in-house construction experts tackle assignments of any scale, partnering with tenants on project plans to ensure upgrades or repairs are completed ontime with minimal disruption to their businesses. The company's track record of successful industrial real estate development, investment and property management has contributed to CenterPoint's reputation as a trusted partner among private sector organizations, government agencies and the broker community alike. Going forward, CenterPoint welcomes all opportunities to fulfill its mission of serving the industrial property and logistics needs of clients, creating sustainable jobs and building communities throughout the United States. CenterPoint

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