News release

Fully leased Denver-area distribution center sells

JLL Capital Markets arranged the sale of the mission-critical facility with an investment-grade tenant in Aurora

October 14, 2021

Kimberly Steele

Capital Markets, Agency Leasing and Valuation Advisory PR
+1 713 852 3420

DENVER, Oct. 14, 2021 – JLL Capital Markets announced today that it has closed the sale of a 220,000-square-foot, Class A distribution center fully leased to The Home Depot at 1953 N. Gun Club Rd. in the Denver-area suburb of Aurora, Colorado.

JLL represented the seller, EverWest Real Estate Investors. The Gun Club Road building was part of EverWest’s $3.6 billion in assets under management. This includes a Colorado portfolio totaling more than 2 million square feet of office and industrial space, and 304 multi-housing units.

The mission-critical facility was constructed in 2012 as a build-to-suit for The Home Depot, which currently operates its Home Depo Pro business line out of this location, which is proximate to a large customer base. The cross-dock facility features a 32-foot clear height, 44 dock-high doors, low office buildout, ESFR fire protection, secure fencing and 15 trailer parking stalls. The building has the potential to be expanded by an additional 60,000 square feet and 24 additional trailer parking stalls on the east end of the 17.22-acre site.

1953 N. Gun Club Rd. is situated at the highly visible northeast corner of Interstate 70 and E-470, which is a prime logistics location with direct access to Denver International Airport and connectivity to the entire Denver MSA. Additionally, the facility is within Prologis Park 70, one of Denver’s premiere industrial parks, and within the established I-70 East Industrial submarket, the largest and most intuitionally owned submarket in the Rocky Mountain region.

EverWest Executive Vice President and Head of Asset Management Krystal Arceneaux directed the disposition and management of the asset.

“EverWest has been fortunate to participate in this asset since its development. The building's long-term credit tenancy and location in a Class A industrial park were key to maximizing value," Arceneaux said. "JLL ran a smooth and efficient sale process in an extremely competitive market. We are very happy with their outcome and our ability to pass along this quality asset."

Senior Managing Director Trent Agnew and Managing Director Larry Thiel with JLL Capital Markets and Managing Director Carmon Hicks with the JLL Industrial Leasing team represented the seller.

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm's in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether investment sales and advisory, debt advisory, equity advisory or a recapitalization. The firm has more than 3,000 Capital Markets specialists worldwide with offices in nearly 50 countries.

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About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.6 billion in 2020, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 92,000 as of June 30, 2021. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.

About EverWest Real Estate Investors LLC

EverWest Real Estate Investors LLC is a real estate investment advisor providing investment management services throughout the U.S. including acquisitions, asset management, development and property management for our investors. EverWest has $3.6 billion in assets under management as of second quarter 2021. The firm’s clients invest through separately managed accounts and commingled funds. EverWest is headquartered in Denver with regional investment offices in New York City, Charlotte, Los Angeles and San Francisco metro areas. EverWest is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canada-based GWL Realty Advisors. For more information, visit everwest.com or gwlra.com