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Goodman Birtcher Plans Eastvale, California, Operations Center

Goodman Group, one of the world’s largest industrial property groups, reported its wholly owned North American subsidiary, Goodman Birtcher, secured a long-term lease with Volkswagen Group of America for 57,250 square feet at its Goodman Commerce Center in Eastvale, California.

Volkswagen will invest an estimated $4.5 million to create a state-of-the-art training facility and is expected to begin operations at Goodman Commerce Center Eastvale Business Park in the first quarter of 2017. The training facility will house Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche training facilities for the purposes of technical, collision repair and sales training.

The business park is part of Goodman Commerce Center Eastvale, a 205 acre mixed-use development located directly off the Cantu-Galleano Ranch Road exit on the I-15, and offering a variety of space options, including logistics, business park, retail and medical. The Volkswagen lease follows Goodman’s recent lease with for the first of two, one million square feet logistics centers.

Brandon Birtcher, CEO of Goodman Birtcher said, “We are delighted to complete this leasing deal with Volkswagen, a global customer of Goodman Group. This facility is Goodman’s fifth lease with the Volkswagen Group that now spans three regions. Goodman Birtcher looks forward to supporting Volkswagen’s growth and development here in North America as we have internationally.”

Offering new, modern commercial space the Goodman Commerce Center Eastvale Business Park is comprised of three multi-tenant buildings with suites ranging from 1,200-8,500 square feet plus four freestanding buildings ranging from 20,000-40,000 square feet. With space currently available for lease, the development is scheduled to complete in the first quarter of 2017.

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