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CenterPoint acquires, develops, and manages state-of-the-art industrial facilities near major transportation nodes, ports, and population centers in America’s top industrial markets.

To tackle even our customers’ toughest property, supply chain, and logistics challenges, we:

  • Empower team members to navigate the complex, the unknown—even the seemingly impossible—on behalf of brokers and our tenants.
  • Foster a company culture that encourages creative solutions and embraces unconventional thinking.
  • Capitalize on stable financing to maintain an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Strive to be an asset to the brokers, tenants, investors, and communities we serve by fully understanding their needs.
  • Commit to making a positive impact on the environment through better logistics and operational innovation.
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CenterPoint History

CenterPoint has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to companies across America needing premium industrial real estate solutions.

December 10, 1993

CenterPoint Becomes Public

CenterPoint completes its US initial public offering (AMEX) after consolidating its operations with and acquiring the properties controlled by FCLS Investors Group, a Chicago-based industrial development company with 30 years of local experience.


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June 12, 1996

CenterPoint Traded on the NYSE

CenterPoint shares commence trading on the New York Stock Exchange.


1996 New York Stock Exchange Building Photo

November 10, 1997

Expansion Outside of Chicago

CenterPoint opens its first office outside of the Chicago metropolitan area in Milwaukee, WI.


1997 Milwaukee Skyline Photo

April 3, 1998

CenterPoint Reaches One Billion

CenterPoint announces for the first time that its total market capitalization is in excess of $1 Billion.


1998 CNT Oak Brook HQ Exterior Photo

July 6, 1998

New Headquarter Offices

CenterPoint consolidates its satellite and corporate offices into new headquarters located at 1808 Swift Drive in Oak Brook, IL.


August 10, 2000

The Beginning of the CenterPoint Intermodal Center

The U.S. Army transfers the Joliet Arsenal to CenterPoint to develop a “major multi-modal rail and industrial park development.” The formation of the CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Joliet-Elwood commences.


2000 Intermodal Facility Aerial Photo

December 7, 2005

CenterPoint Goes Private

CenterPoint is acquired for $3.6 billion by current owner, the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).


2005 California PERS Building Exterior Photo

October 4, 2010

CenterPoint Expands to the West Coast

The Company opens its first regional office outside the Midwest, at 725 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA.


2010 LA Skyline Photo

April 1, 2015

CenterPoint Opens First Regional Office on East Coast

CenterPoint opens its first office on the East Coast in the New York/New Jersey market.


2015 New York Skyline Photo

October 1, 2018

CenterPoint Heads to the Lone Star State

CenterPoint opens its first office in the South Central region—Houston.


2018 Houston Skyline Photo

December 3, 2018

CenterPoint Partners with EPA

CenterPoint announces its joining EPA’s ENERGY STAR program as an ENERGY STAR partner.


2018 EPA HQ Building Exterior Photo

April 1, 2019

CenterPoint Grows East Coast Office Space

The Company opens its second East Coast office location in Miami.


2019 ESG Green Building Exterior With Nature Foreground Photo

August 21, 2019

CenterPoint Partners with ULI

Reaffirming its commitment to ESG, CenterPoint joins the Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance.


2019 ESG Nature Sky Rendering

October 29, 2020

Closing of Inaugural Green Bond Issuance

CenterPoint announces the closing of its inaugural green bond issuance pursuant to the private placement of $250 million of long-term, fixed-rate notes (the “green bonds”).


2020 Green Bond Man Writing Closeup Photo

July 20, 2021

Breaking Ground on the Houbolt Road Extension

Government and corporate officials gather for a groundbreaking ceremony for the Houbolt Road Extension Project, a public-private partnership between CenterPoint and United Bridge Partners.


2021 Houbolt Road Construction Aerial Photo