ESR Group builds first-ever 9-storey logistics facility in Japan

ESR Group Limited setting a new benchmark has completed the construction of the first-ever 9-storey logistics facility in Japan, ESR Higashi Ogishima Distribution Centre.

The new facility is located in the Tokyo metropolitan area, 10 km to Haneda Airport, close to the port and central Tokyo, as well as the centres of Yokohama and Kawasaki city. The facilities premium location gives E-commerce, 3PL, cold storage and other leading businesses the convenience in transportation and connectivity.

The ESR Higashi Ogishima Distribution Centre is designed with advanced sustainability solutions and has a GFA of about 349,000 sqm and land area of 77,725 sqm.  The facility is designed with advanced sustainabilty optimal integration into the urban fabric and lower environmental impact are achieved without sacrificing building functionality and high throughput. It is certified with the highest certification for the sustainable CASBEE S rank and BELS five stars with its meticulous design that incorporates a wide array of sustainability features and elements, such as a green wall, seismic base isolation structure and solar self-consumption installation.

The facility is also designed with the most comprehensive range of human-centric amenities, ranging from a private dining area, laundry and day-care centre (BARNKLÜBB) to a retail store and bowling alley. In addition, the facility features a sky deck with spectacular views and a spacious outdoor green space for recreational activities.

“We are extremely proud to have created a top-notch logistics facility that sets a new benchmark in the evolution of modern logistics infrastructure in Japan and the APAC region. Given a rare site with a much higher floor-area ratio than other places designated for logistics facilities, we developed by far the tallest distribution centre in Japan. This provides not only more space but a variety of space solutions for our tenants. Beyond its size and scale, ESR Higashi Ogishima Distribution Centre’s compelling aesthetics and comprehensive, state-of-the-art amenities will give workers and visitors an exceptional experience, while its strategic location will connect businesses to a population of nearly 38 million in the Greater Tokyo area.”

~ Stuart Gibson, Co-founder and Co-CEO, ESR Group

ESR has a total AUM of US$35.1 billion and approximately 4.7 million sqm of GFA in Japan as of 31 December 2022.

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