Cushman & Wakefield represented Dalfen America Corporation in sale of 240,000 square foot, class-A, cross-dock warehouse/distribution facility to Becknell Industrrial
TAMPA, FL – July 2, 2013 – Cushman & Wakefield today announced the sale of 10089 North Main Street in Jacksonville, a 240,000 square foot class-A, cross-dock distribution center currently 100 percent occupied by Samsonite, for $8,725,000. Cushman & Wakefield’s Mike Davis, Michael Lerner, Rick Brugge, Karl Johnston, and Tyler Newman, represented the seller, Dalfen America Corporation, and procured the buyer, Becknell Industrial.
Mr. Davis was quoted as saying, “We had strong interest in the asset due to Samonite’s commitment to the area and Jacksonville’s recovery in the industrial market.
Dalfen America Corp. is a private equity firm specializing in real estate and real estate-related investments. The company acquires, develops, owns and manages millions of square feet of premier commercial properties throughout the United States and in Canada through its Canadian arm, Dalfen’s Limited.
Founded in 1990, Becknell Industrial is a privately-held vertically integrated real estate firm specializing in the development, management and long-term ownership of industrial properties nationwide. With properties in 30 states and offices in Chicago, Illinois and Indianapolis, Indiana, Becknell focuses on providing efficient real estate solutions to clients all across the country.
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