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Prologis Timeline - 1983

Douglas Abbey, Hamid Moghadam and T. Robert Burke (joined in 1984) found AMB Property Corporation, focusing on investment in office, industrial and community shopping centers on behalf of major institutional investors.

Prologis Timeline - 1987

AMB refines its investment strategy over the next two years by exiting office markets and focusing on industrial and shopping centers in infill trade areas.

Prologis Timeline - 1991

The company that is to later become ProLogis is incorporated as Security Capital Industrial Trust (SCI).

Prologis Timeline - 1994 Stock Certificate

SCI makes its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

Prologis Timeline - 1996 SCI Mexico Pacifico

SCI expands outside the United States for the first time with acquisitions in Mexico.

Prologis Timeline - 1997 Management

AMB closes its initial public offering, with more than $2.8 billion under management.

Prologis Timeline - 1997 Office in Amsterdam

The company establishes its first European office in Amsterdam.

Prologis Tijdlijn - 1998 Prologis Logo

SCI officially changes its name to ProLogis. The company acquires Meridian Industrial Trust for $1.5 billion.

Prologis Timeline - 1999 AMB Charlotte

AMB exits community shopping center investments to focus on industrial properties in targeted markets.

Prologis Timeline - 1999 European Properties

ProLogis forms its first property fund, ProLogis California ($556 million), and the ProLogis European Property Fund.

Prologis Timeline - 2001 Japan Flag

ProLogis announces its entry into the Japan market.

Prologis Timeline - 2002

AMB launches its international expansion program focused on trade-centric locations in Mexico, Europe and Asia.

Prologis Timeline - 2003 Chinese Flag

ProLogis is added to the S&P 500. The company announces its entry into the China market.

Prologis Timeline - 2004 Open REIT fund

AMB forms the first open-end commingled fund by a REIT—AMB Institutional Alliance Fund III. It also establishes new business lines, including direct development and additional private capital products, over the next two years.

Prologis Timeline - 2004 Suzhou logistics

ProLogis acquires Keystone Industrial Trust for $1.5 billion. The company forms its first joint venture in China with Suzhou Logistics Center Co. Ltd

Prologis Timeline - 2006 Fortune 1000 Logo

ProLogis becomes a FORTUNE 1000 company. The ProLogis European Properties Fund completes initial public offering on Euronext exchange in Amsterdam.

Prologis Timeline - 2007 SR Report

ProLogis releases real estate industry’s first annual sustainability report.

Prologis Timeline - 2009 AMB Logo

AMB completes its equity offering, fortifying the balance sheet and securing projected capital needs through 2012.

Prologis Bram Verhoeven

On July 1, 2010, Bram Verhoeven starts at ProLogis as country manager Benelux.

Prologis Timeline - 2011 Catellus Logo

ProLogis closes the sale on a majority of Catellus retail and mixed-use assets to affiliates of TPG Capital (TPG) for $353 million, including rights to the Catellus name.

Prologis Timeline - 2011

AMB forms a euro 470 million Joint Venture with Allianz Real Estate, marking Allianz Real Estate’s largest joint venture and biggest foray into the logistics space at that time.

Prologis Timeline - 2011 Prologis Merger and IPO

ProLogis and AMB complete a merger of equals to create the pre-eminent global industrial real estate company, with more than $40 billion of assets under management and a platform of logistics and distribution facilities on 4 continents

Prologis Timeline - 2012 EU Presence

Prologis assumes 100% control of Prologis European Properties (PEPR) ahead of schedule, thus liquidating the fund. Assets received include 210 facilities covering 48.4 million square feet (4.5 million square meters) across 11 countries.

Prologis Timeline - 2013 Prologis Nippon

Nippon Prologis REIT, Inc. (NPR), a Japanese real estate investment trust, successfully completes initial public offering on Tokyo Stock Exchange. NPR provides investors a unique investment opportunity and further positions Prologis for sustained growth in Japan.

Prologis Timeline - 2013 Norges Bank Kirkegata

Prologis European Logistics Partners Sarl, a joint venture with Norges Bank Investment Management, manager of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, closes with an initial acquisition of 195 Class-A properties comprising 49msf (4.5msm).

Prologis Timeline - 2014 Prologis FIBRA logo

Prologis completes its IPO for FIBRA Prologis, the first IPO for a FIBRA in Latin America in 2014. FIBRA Prologis comprises approximately 30 msf (2.8 msm) across six markets in Mexico.

Prologis Park Tilburg DC4, The Netherlands

Prologis starts a partnership with fast-growing e-tailer Coolblue and closes 25,000 square meter build-to-suit agreement.

Prologis 2030 Design Award

Prologis invites architects, civil engineers and students of both disciplines from Northern Europe to compete for the Prologis 2030 Design Award. An international and interdisciplinary panel of judges selects the best designs for logistics properties of the future, focusing on sustainability and architectural innovation.

Prologis Acquires KTR

Prologis completes the acquisition of the real estate assets and operating platform of KTR Capital Partners (KTR) and its affiliates for a total purchase price of $5.9 billion.  

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) upgraded Prologis, L.P.'s senior unsecured rating to A3 from Baa1. The rating service also upgraded the ratings on Prologis’ preferred stock to Baa1 from Baa2.

S&P Global Ratings

S&P Global Ratings raised Prologis, Inc.'s rating to A- from BBB+, citing its diversified real estate portfolio and potential for rent growth.

Prologis Park Liège, Belgium

Prologis delivers a 55,000 square meter building in Liège, Belgium, for Skechers, a worldwide leader in the high-performance and lifestyle footwear industry..


Prologis Park Venlo, The Netherlands

Prologis Benelux announces the development of 60,000 square meters for XPO Logistics in Venlo, Netherlands.

Prologis Park Tilburg, The Netherlands

Prologis Benelux announces an expansion of 37,000 square meters for Coolblue in Tilburg in the Southern Netherlands. Prologis enters the third and final phase of a 100,000 square meter distribution center. Coolblue has increased its logistics space by four times in the last three years.

Prologis Park Tilburg DC5, The Netherlands

Prologis acquires 150,000 square meters of land at Industrial Park Vossenberg West II at Tilburg, in Southern Netherlands. A built-to-suit with Pantos Logistics comprises the first development phase of this property.

Prologis signing Waalwijk

Prologis announces a partnership agreement with the municipality of Waalwijk for the development of a new logistics park at industrial park Haven 8. This partnership will allow Prologis to develop another 150,000 square meters of logistics space in multiple phases.

Solar Project Benelux - Large-Int'l Park of Commerce Building 1

In order to generate environment-friendly energy, Prologis is installing solar panels on the roofs of its logistics facilities.

Prologis Sander Breugelmans

Sander Breugelmans becomes Vice President Country Manager at Prologis Benelux.

WELL Building pilot Tilburg DC5

Prologis achieves WELL Certified™ Gold for its logistics project DC5 in Prologis Park Tilburg, Netherlands – making it the first fully fitted logistics project worldwide to receive this certificate.