Atlanta-based baby and children’s apparel company to establish multichannel distribution center in Jackson Co. building.
(Atlanta, Ga. – April 12, 2012) Duke Realty Corp. (Duke Realty) has closed a 1,061,633-square-foot lease at Park 85 Braselton with Carter’s, Inc. (NYSE:CRI), an Atlanta-based provider of apparel and related products for babies and young children.
The company, owner of the internationally recognized Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh brands, is establishing its new distribution facility at 625 Braselton Parkway to support its e-commerce, retail, and wholesale businesses.
“We are pleased to welcome Carter’s Inc. to Park 85 Braselton,” said Chris Brown, Senior Vice President in Duke Realty’s Atlanta office. “The strategic location gives this company excellent access to a large, well-trained northeast Georgia labor pool and immediate access to and visibility from I-85.”
Brian Sutton represented Duke Realty internally in the transaction. Carter’s was represented by Blaine Kelley of CBRE.
Under the terms of its 138-month lease, Carter’s will be occupying 625 Braselton Parkway in its entirety.
Park 85 Braselton is a mixed-use, master-planned business park in Braselton with frontage along I-85 at the Hwy 53 interchange. Current tenants include Safelite Auto Glass and Dayton Superior Concrete. The park features build-to-suit sites that can accommodate up to1 million square feet in a business-park environment, as well as retail sites ranging from 11–30 acres.
About Carter’s Inc.
Carter’s, Inc. is a leading provider of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. The brands are also sold through more than 500 Company-operated stores and on-line at http://www.carters.com and http://www.oshkoshbgosh.com. The Company’s Just One You, Precious Firsts, and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, and its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart. Carter’s is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at http://www.carters.com.
About Duke Realty
Duke Realty Corporation owns and operates approximately 136 million rentable square feet of industrial and office assets, including medical office, in 18 major U.S. cities. Duke Realty Corporation is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol DRE and is listed on the S&P MidCap 400 Index. More information about Duke Realty Corporation is available at www.dukerealty.com