GFH, Wafra International buy US logistics portfolio

GFH, Wafra International buy US logistics portfolio

Bahrain-based GFH Financial Group has partnered with Kuwait-based asset management company Wafra International to acquire a portfolio of US-based blue chip logistics assets leased to FedEx and General Mills.

GFH said the portfolio is comprised of eight income-yielding mission critical logistics assets that are being built to suit the requirements of their tenants.

Seven of the facilities are leased to FedEx Ground and the other to General Mills. The assets are expected to be completed during 2022 as part of the built-to-suit process with leases to commence upon completion.

”The assets are located in highly strategic locations across the US in key distribution hubs, with tenant demand benefiting from strong tailwinds contributed by growing e-commerce penetration rates and sales, ongoing evolution of supply chain logistics and inadequate supply of high-quality prime warehousing facilities,” said the company.

Last month, GFH acquired an Amazon-leased logistics warehouse portfolio valued at more than US$2 billion.