Goodman Joso – a cutting-edge logistics hub – secures another major commitment from Senko

TOKYO, Aug. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Senko Co. Ltd, one of Japan’s largest logistics companies, is the latest customer to sign a major lease at Goodman Joso, coinciding with the building’s completion. The building is Goodman Japan’s newest and largest logistics facility, with 174,000 sqm over five levels.

Goodman Joso completed – compilation
Goodman Joso completed – compilation

Angus Brooks, CEO of Goodman Japan, commented, "With Goodman Joso’s completion, we reaffirm our commitment to delivering best in class logistics solutions for our customers. We take great pride in providing high-quality and sustainable logistics developments that cater to businesses’ evolving needs, and this facility embodies our dedication to excellence."

Tomohiko Ito, Senior Managing Officer of Senko commented, "We’ve chosen Goodman Joso as it perfectly caters to the diverse logistics needs of our freight customers and its expansive floor plate, allowing for efficient operations. This move marks the first step towards expanding our network into the eastern Kanto region as part of our mid-term business plan. Moreover, Goodman Joso’s excellent access to the Hitachinaka Port makes it an ideal hub for connecting logistics operations in Japan and overseas.

"We already lease a significant amount of space in Goodman Business Park in Inzai City. Our employees highly appreciate the employee-friendly amenities in these facilities, creating a comfortable and motivating work environment. Goodman Joso offers even more appealing amenities and excels as a community-oriented project with an array of attractive facilities and surroundings. We look forward to the continued close collaboration between our company and Goodman in the future."

Goodman Joso customer amenity completed
Goodman Joso customer amenity completed

The facility’s prime positioning near Senko’s Kashiwa branch and the Ken-O Expressway, provides access to tens of millions of consumers, playing a crucial role in the company selecting Goodman Joso. The location delivers seamless connectivity to major transportation routes, optimising supply chain operations and facilitating efficient movement of goods.

Commenting on the collaboration, Angus continued, "Already one of our highly valued customers in Japan, this latest agreement between Goodman and Senko reflects our shared vision of providing innovative and efficient logistics solutions to our respective customers. We are committed to supporting Senko’s growth and success through the world-class facilities and services offered at Goodman Joso and throughout our portfolio."

Landmark facility

Goodman Joso is one of the landmarks of the Joso area, and with the addition of Goodman Joso 2, which is currently under construction, Goodman is creating a vibrant townscape. The area is evolving into a city where people want to work and visit, including a Tsutaya bookstore, café, playground, restaurant, retail, spa facilities, and an urban park.

Goodman Joso exterior completed
Goodman Joso exterior completed

Innovative sustainability features

Innovative and market-leading sustainability features are integrated throughout Goodman Joso which have been externally verified. Goodman Joso has achieved the highest rank BELS (ZEB) certification, acknowledging its exceptional energy performance. It also achieved the highest rank CASBEE S certification for its sustainable building practices.

The facility harnesses renewable energy sources to help customers manage their carbon footprint including 4.25MW of solar power for self-usage in addition to battery storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to support the transition to low carbon transport.

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About Goodman

Goodman Group is a global industrial property specialist group with operations in key consumer markets across Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, the United Kingdom, and the Americas. Goodman Group, comprised of the stapled entities Goodman Limited, Goodman Industrial Trust and Goodman Logistics (HK) Limited, is the largest property group on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: GMG), a top 20 entity by market capitalisation, and one of the largest listed specialist investment managers of industrial property globally.

Goodman provides essential infrastructure for the digital economy by owning, developing, and managing high-quality sustainable properties that are close to consumers in key cities around the world. Our property portfolio includes logistics and distribution centres, warehouses, light industrial, multi-storey industrial, business parks and data centres. We take a long-term view, investing significantly alongside our capital partners in our investment management platform and concentrating our portfolio where we can create the most value for customers and investors.

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