Landmark at Otay Reaches Tilt-Up Milestone

Majestic Realty Co.’s and Sunroad Enterprises’ Landmark at Otay, a four-building industrial center totaling 845,830 square feet, has reached the concrete wall panel tilt-up and roof construction milestone for Phase 1 of the speculative project. Construction commenced in January 2021 and is slated for completion in September 2021. “It’s always exciting to hit these milestone moments in the construction and development process, particularly with the continued...

International logistics firm signs massive lease for Mattel warehouse in Laredo

An international trade and logistics services firm signed a massive lease at Laredo’s largest single-tenant warehouse, which has been occupied by Mattel Inc. for more than 20 years. The Jamco Group, based in Laredo, signed a 500,000-square-foot lease for the facility in Killam Industrial Park where it will begin operations June 1, boosting its footprint in the region to 750,000 square feet. Carla Molano, managing principal for Forum CRE, represented Jamco in...

Borderlands: Logistics provider expands operations in Laredo

The Port Grande Logistics Port is a 2,000-acre master planned logistics port in Laredo, located just east of Interstate 35 on Carriers Drive. It is about 10 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border. The port is a logistics hub from Los Angeles-area developer Majestic Realty Co. The company completed the acquisition of the 2,000-acre site from a subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz in 2015. Officials with Majestic Realty said Jamco will occupy all 500,000 square feet of a building...

New $100M Otay Mesa industrial park breaks ground

The Landmark at Otay will be situated close to San Diego’s eastern U.S.-Mexico border crossing.   Construction has begun on a $100 million, 50-acre industrial park near San Diego’s eastern border crossing with Mexico. The Landmark at Otay project is anticipated to take advantage of the rapid industrialization near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry, as well as infrastructure improvements near — and surrounding — the U.S.-Mexico border. Businesses in Otay Mesa have...

Large Logistics Park Project Promises to bring jobs, new companies to Laredo

Port Grande, a prospective multi-phase logistics park in the heart of the largest inland port in the country, is soon to become a reality as the company and the city finalize a deal for a 30-year tax increment reinvestment zone. Majestic Realty Co., the country’s largest privately-held industrial and portfolio developer, plans to make the project the epicenter of South Texas trade and even the epicenter of all North American trade as they expect for Mexico’s...

Laredo Council Approves tax deal for 2,000-acre logistics park

Laredo City Council last week voted to enter into a preliminary public-private partnership with a commercial real estate developer to build a $1 billion, 2,000-acre business park off Interstate 35. In 2015, Majestic Realty purchased the former Mercedes-Benz test track facility near mile marker 13 and developed a master-planed logistics park called Port Grande. They completed the first phase of this project in 2017, developing 100 acres into warehousing for several...