O’Donnell announces the development and construction of a 38,400 sq. ft. expansion for Brake Parts, Inc. at the O’Donnell Mar del Plata Spec I building, located in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua.

January 15th, 2016.

Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua – O’Donnell announces the development and construction of a 38,400 sq. ft. expansion for Brake Parts Inc totaling 157,340 sq. ft. of leasable area at the O’Donnell Mar del Plata Spec I building, located in Blvd. Independencia, Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua.

In terms of industrial real estate, Ciudad Juarez is the largest industrial real estate market along the U.S. and Mexico border with a base of approximately 60 million square feet. Major manufacturers which anchor the market include: Foxconn, Johnson and Johnson, Lear, Electrolux, Delphi, among others. Major manufacturing clusters include appliances, automotive, electronics and medical equipment.

The city is privileged by its geographical location and immediate access to the U.S. market. Due to its “maquila” tradition, the city benefits from generations of qualified labor, competitive costs and infrastructure. For several decades the city has been the host to major manufacturing companies from around the world with a strong emphasis on manufacturing, electronics and appliance producers.

The Mar del Plata Complex offers direct access to Blvd. Independencia and to Av. Talamas Camandari providing full connectivity toward the central region of the city or north towards the U.S. border. Additionally, it is located in the area with the largest demand for Class A industrial space; this submarket recorded the largest net absorption of the last quarter and together with the rest of the city continues on a positive net absorption trend for more than 10 consecutive quarters.

About Brake Parts Inc

Brake Parts Inc (BPI) is committed to leading the global automotive aftermarket as the premier manufacturer and supplier of brake system components. The company’s primary focus is the growth and profitability of its customers through a collaborative platform of quality, innovation, dedication and integrity. BPI has a demonstrated commitment to research, development and testing of its entire product offering, including friction, rotors, drums, calipers and hydraulic products, ensuring that they meet or exceed original equipment fit, form and function requirements. For more information, visit www.brakepartsinc.com.

Additional space available within the O’Donnell portfolio at Ciudad Juarez include:

  • O’Donnell Henequen V – 39,557 sq. ft. (3,675 m2)

O’Donnell is a full service, value-added industrial real estate developer. It invests in major distribution hubs and manufacturing centers in Mexico that are supply-constrained, or are unique by virtue of their location and/or infrastructure.

Since 1994, O’Donnell - Mexico has developed, acquired and actively manages more than 1.14 million m2 (12.3 million SF) of industrial properties, strategically located in 15 markets throughout Mexico. Major investment partners and debt service providers include Prudential Real Estate Investors, GE, JP Morgan, and Citibank.

For further information, please consult our web page at www.odonnell.com.mx.