Transforming an Abandoned Brownfield into a State-of-the-Art Cold Storage Facility

Ken Rodman shares insights with NAIOP’s Development Magazine.

June 10, 2022

Bird’s eye of Lineage Logistics cold storage facility with loading bays along the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Development Magazine, NAIOP’s publication focused on commercial real estate, recently featured an article on the repositioning of an abandoned brownfield in Portsmouth, Virginia, into a state-of-the-art cold storage facility for Lineage Logistics (Lineage). Authored by VHB’s Ken Rodman, Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Team Leader, the article highlights how a public-private collaboration resulted in an $84 million investment by Lineage in a new facility that strengthened the Port of Virginia’s supply chain infrastructure, created more than 80 new high-paying jobs, and repositioned the former BASF site for productive use and economic benefits. Read the full article “Transforming an Abandoned Brownfield into a State-of-the-Art Cold Storage Facility.”

Authored by

Ken Rodman

Ken Rodman

Real Estate Market Leader, Mid-Atlantic