TOKYO — ESR Group Limited completed construction of ESR Kawasaki Ukishima Distribution Centre in the greater Tokyo Bay area.
ESR Kawasaki Ukishima Distribution Centre is strategically located in Ukishimacho, Kawasaki city, bordering Tokyo and Kanagawa prefectures at the mouth of the Tamagawa river. It is a mere 10-minute drive away from Haneda International Airport, less than 30 minutes away from Tokyo central business district, and 25 minutes away from Yokohama central business district. The recently completed Tamagawa Sky Bridge greatly improves ESR Kawasaki Ukishima Distribution Centre’s accessibility to Haneda Airport and central Tokyo, which is crucial for industries that deal with medical equipment-related and precision equipment, such as semiconductors and semiconductor equipment.
The newly completed four-story facility measure 69,550 square meters and was built with best-in-class specifications and design. These include a sloped truck access to the third floor, high floor tonnage and ceiling clearances, and wide truck yards. ESR Kawasaki Ukishima Distribution Centre also includes a steel structure seismic base isolation, which would protect the structural integrity in the event of an earthquake, raising the facility’s seismic performance and sustainability.
“ESR Kawasaki Ukishima Distribution Centre is yet another great example of our resolve to provide world class logistics space solutions,” said Stuart Gibson, co-founder and co-CEO of ESR. “Besides its excellent location, we have adopted a unique design approach for this facility with the inclusion of human-centric features that further distinguishes ESR Kawasaki Ukishima Distribution Centre as a great place to do business and work. From a barrier-free design to a staff lounge for tenants to rest and unwind, we are excited for what ESR Kawasaki Ukishima Distribution Centre has to offer and look forward to seeing tenants utilising the facilities to the fullest.”
With an emphasis on sustainability, ESR Kawasaki Ukishima Distribution Centre will also feature self-generated solar energy of 2 MW for tenants. The facility attained a CASBEE award rating of A and has also been awarded the highest five-star rating for BELS.