PRNewswire 14-Jan-2019 8:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD), the global leader in logistics real estate, announced today that its Park Tacoma – Building D is the first-ever logistics facility in the world to be awarded a WELL Certification by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™). The distinction was awarded through the IWBI's WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), an industry benchmark that assesses how building design and management can enhance human health and wellness.
In partnership with Prologis, the IWBI launched its Warehouse Pilot Program in 2017 to create an efficient approach to develop a standard for the health and well-being of people working in logistics facilities and distribution centers. Under the WELL for Warehouse Pilot Program, Prologis designed Park Tacoma –Building D with features to enhance employee health and wellness.
"The WELL certification of Prologis' Park Tacoma demonstrates our industry-leading commitment to providing our customers best-in-class buildings," said Grant Stevens, Prologis' managing director of Global Construction and Development Services. "As the global leader in logistics real estate, Prologis will continue to combine forward-thinking design and ambitious environmental stewardship, with our commitment to social responsibility, creating value for our customers and shareholders."
Prologis' Park Tacoma Building-D Project was awarded the WELL Certification for its design features supporting human health, well-being and comfort. The building earned the distinction based on seven categories of building performance—air, water, light, nourishment, fitness, comfort and mind.
For more information about Prologis' ESG practices, visit https://www.prologis.com/about/sustainable-industrial-real-estate.
Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of September 30, 2018, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 771 million square feet (72 million square meters) in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,500 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.
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