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Overton Moore Properties Begins Industrial Real Estate Acquisition In Phoenix, Arizona, Marketplace

Area Development Online News Desk (02/13/2014)
Overton Moore Properties acquired a 127,680 square foot warehouse facility located at Freeport Center, 420 S. 53rd Ave. in Phoenix, Arizona, for $6.95 million. According to the firm, the price included a 2.09 acre land parcel adjacent to the building. The property was 50 percent leased at the time of sale.

The recently closed transaction marks OMP's first acquisition in the Phoenix market. OMP acquired this asset under its newly formed venture with Pacific Coast Capital Partners and an institutional partner.

Company officials said the venture is “committed to acquire $80 to $100 million of industrial real estate in the Phoenix market within the next two to three years. “This was an excellent opportunity to acquire a well located asset with value-add opportunity through the lease up of the existing vacancy and either developing or selling the excess land," noted Jason Hines, Vice President of OMP. "We hope this is the first of many value add acquisitions in the Phoenix market," Hines commented.

Built in 1987, the building features 30 foot clear height, dock high loading, heavy industrial A-2 zoning and a secured yard with fencing around the entire property. The property features an active Union Pacific rail spur on the west side of the site. Freeport Center is located in the heart of the Southwest Valley industrial market and is close to Interstate 10.

OMP, formed in 1972, is a privately held real estate company specializing in development, acquisition, master planning, asset management, property management, marketing, construction management and financial reporting of commercial properties. OMP has developed or acquired over 35 million square feet of office, industrial and mixed-use space in its 42 year history.

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