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2010-09-07 16:15:00

DENVER, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today that it has generated approximately $264 million in gross proceeds for the third quarter from contributions to ProLogis property funds and ventures. The company has completed the sale of ProLogis Parc Ichikawa II to its alliance with Japan Logistics Fund, Inc and Mitsui & Co., Logistics Partners Ltd. (JLF) valued at approximately 19 billion yen ($225...

2010-06-29 06:00:00

TOKYO, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today it signed a new, second-quarter lease agreement in Japan with Kanto Transport Co., Ltd., a transportation and third-party logistics provider. Kanto Transport will occupy 111,000 square feet (10,300 square meters) at ProLogis Parc Zama I, a 1.2-million-square-foot (113,300-square-meter) distribution facility located in the city of Zama, a central logistics...

2009-10-19 06:00:00

TOKYO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today it has leased 188,000 square feet (17,500 square meters) during the third quarter to two customers in Japan. Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. (Cat Logistics), the logistics arm of Caterpillar, the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines, will occupy 95,000 square feet...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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