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Lynwood warehouse sells for $38 million

July 6, 2011 |  2:08 pm

Real estate developer Duke Realty bought the Century Distribution Center in Lynwood for $38 million, a property brokerage said Wednesday.

Indianapolis-based Duke acquired the 323,374-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility from LaSalle Investment Management, brokerage Cushman & Wakefield said.Century DC

The 14.6-acre distribution center next to the 105 Freeway at 2700 E. Imperial Highway was completed in 1999 and is leased to Ohio-based shipping company Pacer International.

The lower South Bay industrial real estate market has a vacancy rate of less than 5% and "institutional-grade properties are poised for significant rental rate escalation in the near future," said broker Jeffrey Cole of Cushman & Wakefield.

-- Roger Vincent

Photo: Century Distribution Center. Credit: Cushman & Wakefield