Forest Park, GA - July 24, 2018 Water Transit Solutions (WTS) signed an agreement with Robinson/Weeks Partners (RWP) at Gillem Logistics Center. Over the last 35 years, RWP has developed and acquired over 100 million square feet of industrial and specialty properties valued at over $2.5 Billion.
WTS acquired 67 plus acres for mixed-use development and to house its Atlanta based 1 million plus square foot domestic and international headquarters, which is currently under construction. Construction is scheduled to be completed by May 2019.
Forrest Robinson, CEO of Robinson/Weeks said “the entire region will greatly benefit from the many jobs being created around this futuristic WTS perspective WTS and their strategy for bottled and bulk water issues. We were thrilled to have been chosen for this historic opportunity.”
Bobby Wilkerson, Board Chairman of WTS, said “the Board members are happy with this decision and looking forward to a long and beneficial economic relationship with the state of Georgia, its local government officials and most importantly the residents of Forest Park.”
Mel Forbes, President/CEO of WTS noted, “After a year-long search spending countless hours traveling and negotiating with many states and municipalities, this community understood and embraced the ‘vimtology’ (Vision Image Message) of our company more than anyone else.”
About WTS - Water Transit Solutions (WTS) is an innovative, environmentally-friendly company. Our mobile water equipment and advanced technology provides just-in-time deployment during disasters and other water crises, while our consumer and research-driven divisions bring cutting-edge solutions to home and bottled water sectors. The company focus is to bring clean water to people during emergency scenarios and in everyday life via proprietary water delivery solutions. (www.watertransitsolutions.com)
About RWP - Robinson Weeks Partners is an Atlanta-based development and acquisition firm, whose partners have a combined 75 year of experience in the industrial real estate sector. The firm has developed and acquired more than $2.5 billion of industrial properties over the last 35 years. The boutique real estate firm structures ventures with public and private entities to develop master planned industrial parks, and it also creates exceptional build-to-suit programs across the country for clients needing a trusted and experienced advisor to acquire and develop their facilities. Its target markets include Atlanta, Texas, Mid-Atlantic States and Florida. (www.robinsonweeks.com)
About Gillem Logistics Center - Gillem Logistics Center (the former Fort Gillem Army Base) is an 1168-acre master planned park that can accommodate over 8 million square feet of industrial space and one-half million square feet of mixed-use buildings. The state-of-the-art regional distribution and e-commerce logistics center is fully zoned and entitled, with new infrastructure including a four-lane divided spine road, a GA Power substation and fiber within the park. Located within the city limits of Forest Park, Ga., Gillem Logistics Center is within 4.5 miles of Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, 12 miles from downtown Atlanta and close proximity to I-285, I-75 and I-85. It is within one-half mile of the Anvil Block interchange of I-675. (www.gillemlogisticscenter.com)
About Water Transit Solutions
Water Transit Solutions (www.watertransitsolutions.com) is an Atlanta-based company that has developed a method of providing clean, fresh water to homes and businesses utilizing bulk delivery.
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