Americold Ups San Antonio Capacity with Second Coldstore
Atlanta, Georgia, USA-headquartered Americold has purchased a second cold storage warehouse in San Antonio, Texas, for an undisclosed price. Operated as a food distribution center, the building is currently is under a long-term lease to a retail client.
“We’re always looking for strategic opportunities to enhance our network, and the location of this facility, close to the I-35, I-10, and I-410 interchanges, is ideal,” said Fred Boehler, the company’s president and chief executive officer.
The building was sold by Stream Realty Partners, represented by HFF. With a footprint of more than 384,000 square feet on a 26-acre site, the facility has three temperature-controlled rooms that can accommodate frozen, refrigerated, and air conditioned dry space. The warehouse, featuring twin docks that offer cold and air-conditioned operations for 57 dock doors, includes almost 42,000 square feet of office space.
In the USA, Americold owns and operates more than 145 facilities in every major food production and consumption market across 35 states. With public refrigerated warehouses, port-specific facilities, customer-dedicated sites, managed facilities, and national less-than truckload and truck load transportation programs, its network supports the storage and distribution of products for local artisans, regional and national enterprises, and international producers and marketers alike.
Globally, the company has over 165 temperature-controlled warehouses, with more than 1 billion cubic feet of storage, including sites in Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina and Canada. Americold serves more than 3,000 customers and employs 11,000 associates worldwide.