First Highland (the Company) acquires, develops, redevelops, and manages industrial real estate. The Company’s innovative approach to projects and the experience of its principals have led to the successful development and redevelopment of over 12 million square feet of industrial property in the Midwest and Northeast markets.
With over 100 years of combined experience of its principals, and with a history of responsiveness to its customer base of businesses, brokers, and owners, First Highland is well positioned for the industrial opportunities of the future.
Formed First Highland to focus on industrial assets; acquired 685,000 sq ft in Cincinnati, Ohio from Kenner Toys.
Began development of 50 acre Brookville Business Park, 550,000 sq ft, Indianapolis, Ind.
Acquired one million sq ft building from Chrysler Corp., Indianapolis, Ind.
Completed computer center for EDS in Columbus, Ind.
Acquired 390,000 sq ft Lincoln Business Center from Resolution Trust Corporation
Acquired Creed Road, 287,000 sq ft from General Electric
$76,000,000 UPREIT transaction with First Industrial consisting of over 3 million sq ft in Indiana and Ohio
Entered Massachusetts with 125,000 sq ft; acquisition leased to Harte Hanks
Acquired 700,000 sq ft in Boston, Mass.
Acquired Corporate Surplus Ingersoll Rand, Lamberton Rd., Warehouse, 193,000 in Connecticut
Acquired 600,000 sf manufacturing facility from Maytag Corporation, Maytag; 100% occupancy within 10 months of purchase.
Acquired 1,000,000 sf on 100 acres from Olin Brass Corporation. Demolished to construct build-to-suit lots.
Aquired Handy & Harman Gold Processing Facility in Attleboro MA 91,000 Sf
Acquired 97,000 sf Bank owned facility fully vacant
Acquired 120,000 sf facility from BorgWarner in New Bedford.
Acquired 200,000 sf facility from NTN-BCA in Greensburg Indiana. Fully renovated lease to Honda Corporation.
Acquired 162,000 sf corporation facility from Quebecor in Cincinnati Ohio.
Acquired 17 acre site at auction that included a 200,000 sf manufacturing facility. Raised structure and built 280,000 sf state of the art distribution facility for Polar Beverage.
Acquired 84,000 sf Heritage office building from special servicer.
Acquired 1.1 million sf regional headquarter/manufacturing facility from Avon Corporation.
Acquired 1.1 million sf former GM facility in Fairfield OH
Acquired 21 acres from MBTA in Hyde Park, MA. Received full approval for development of Readville Yard 5, a 375,000 sf Industrial R & D facility