Bologna (6 November 2018) - Prologis, Inc., the global leader in logistics real estate, today announced the delivery of a second Class-A build-to-suit facility at Interporto Bologna to a major Italian courier service company. The first building was delivered in August.

This new Bologna logistics “hub” spans two buildings, with a total surface area of 27,600 square meters. The smaller 4,000 square meter, DC17 facility, serves the city of Bologna, while the newly delivered 23,400 square meter, DC16 facility, will be used to serve the Emilia Romagna region. The main building has been planned for cross dock operations with 166 doors. Both Class-A facilities have been built to the highest international standards and include offices, logistics and distribution spaces, large outdoor areas and approximately 500 parking places. DC 16 holds a BREEAM® “Very Good” accreditation and DC17 is certified LEED® Gold.

Both facilities feature Prologis’ EEGLE technology, a digital innovation which allows customers to optimize their buildings’ technical management, reduce costs and minimize environmental impact. It is the first tool of its kind in the logistics real estate sector and enables remote building management. The interface connects to the building by sensors, allowing users to monitor energy consumption, manage maintenance deadlines and detect operational malfunction.

We are pleased to continue developing our relationship with this customer and to deliver yet another modern, efficient and technologically advanced build-to-suit logistics platform for them”, stated Sandro Innocenti, senior vice president, country manager, Prologis Italy. “These two new buildings bring the number of Prologis properties at Interporto Bologna up to 17, with a total area of 253,000 square metres”.

Prologis is currently the single largest operator at Bologna Interporto, where it owns and manages over 45% of the total covered logistics area available.

These two facilities are turnkey builds, by general contractor Engineering 2K.

Prologis owns and manages approximately 952,800 square metres of distribution space in Italy as of June 30, 2018.

About Prologis

Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of September 30, 2018, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co- investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 771 million square feet (72 million square meters) in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,500 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.Forward-looking Statements

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