How smart logistics can help a retailer win the same-day delivery game – Internet Retailer

Same-day delivery is no longer just a plus but an expectation.

November 2018 – It’s been over two years since the fear of a retail apocalypse arose.  Believe it or not, retail isn’t dying.  Over the past two years, retail sales have increased faster than the GDP.  Read Article

Innovo Seals Queens Warehouse Buy with $37M Pine River Loan – Commercial Observer

Andrew Chung’s Innovo Property Group has closed on it’s $39 million acquisition of 58-30 Grand Avenue – a 151,500-square foot industrial and logistics facility in Mapeth, Queens, Commercial Observer has learned.

October 2018 – Pine River Capital Management provided a three-year, $36.8 million full-term interest-only loan in the deal, sources said. A representative for Pine River didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.  Read Article

Innovo continues expansion with sublease of massive industrial site in the Bronx – The Real Deal

Company is taking over a 270k-sf property at 1132 Oak Point Avenue from Harlem Commonwealth Council

August 2018 – Innovo Property Group is taking over a huge industrial property in Hunts Point.  Read Article

How Much Larger and Faster Can Same-Day Deliveries Go? – Globe St.

Andrew Chung, CEO of Innovo Property Group, in a interview explains why his company’s $75 million, 700,000 square-foot Bronx logistics property is ahead of the curve.

August 2018 – Innovo Property Group and Square Mile Capital are building a 700,000 square-foot multistory industrial warehouse on 20 acres at 2505 Bruckner Blvd. in the Bronx.  Unique factors driving the demand behind the project include “the combination of a highly dense, highly trafficked area and very impatient people,” says Andrew Chung, Innovo’s CEO  Read Article

Building The Last Stop – Transportation & Logistics International

Increased e-commerce has created a need for high-quality, last-mile facilities in New York City.

August 2018 – E-commerce brands and retailers need to fulfill immediate deliveries, which have become a popular choice among consumers.  Read Article

Chung putting his faith in people as company bets big on e-commerce sector – Real Estate Weekly

Chung putting his faith in people as company bets big on e-commerce sector

August 2018 – Andrew Chung’s first real estate lesson came early in life.  As a child, his landlord raised the rent at his family’s apartment in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.  Unable to afford the hike, the Chungs relocated to more affordable quarters in Bayside, Queens  Read Article

The Home Stretch – Supply Chain World

In the booming world of e-commerce delivery, the last mile is often the costliest and error-prone part of the journey.

July 2018 – In the booming world of e-commerce delivery, the last mile is often the costliest and error-prone part of the journey. While new delivery solutions seem to crop up every day of the week, from Amazon lockers to drones, there is no surefire approach to a perfect delivery plan.  Read Article

Seven Developments to Watch – Crain’s

The fate of these projects could signal where the city’s real estate market is headed.

July 2018 – Competition for warehouse space is heating up as e-commerce snags more of the retail market.  With that in mind, Innovo Property Group recently snapped up a large Bronx development site where it plans to construct a 2-story warehouse.  Read Article

Urban Logistics Asset Coming to the Bronx – Commercial Property Executive

A joint venture between Innovo Property Group and Square Mile Capital Management will develop the 700,000-square-foot transit-oriented property, slated to open in 2020.

July 2018 – Innvo Property Group and Square Mile Capital Management have partnered to develop 2505 Bruckner, an urban logistics facility in the Bronx, N.Y.  Groundbreaking will take place in 2019 and the asset is expected to open in 2020.  Read Article

Innovo Planning State-of-the-Art Bronx Warehouse – Crain’s

Developer says demand for last-mile deliveries will create zones to cover the five boroughs.

June 2018 – The buyer of a $75 million, 20-acre development site in the Bronx plans to break ground early next year to raise a sprawling two-level warehouse building that will cost at least an additional $150 million.  Read Article

As E-Commerce Grows, New York City’s Industrial Market Booms – Real Estate Weekly

E-commerce demands have New York City’s industrial market on the rise.

June 2018 – With at least seven multilevel distribution centers likely to break ground in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx in the coming years, the scramble for last-mile supremacy has developers quite literally taking the warehouse market to new heights. Read Article

How to Invest in Industrial Real Estate – U.S. News and World Report

E-commerce is driving up the demand for industrial properties.

May 2018 – “Generally the industrial market is one of the best sectors to invest in,” says Andrew Chung, CEO of Innovo Property Group, an industrial developer working on a 700,000-square-foot industrial project scheduled to be completed in 2020 in New York. Read Article

The Bronx Industrial Market Has Seen a Big Uptick in Activity – Commercial Observer

Innovo and Square Mile Capital Management acquired the defunct Whitestone Multiplex Cinemas site at 2505 Bruckner Boulevard in September last year

May 2018 – It’s been just three short years since Andrew Chung founded his development company Innovo Property Group, yet he is leading the charge in developing the biggest new industrial property in the Bronx—an 840,000-square-foot mega-distribution center. Read Article

In New York City, Warehouses Have Nowehere to Go But Up – WSJ

Expensive real estate, few parcels and demands of e-commerce have developers looking to build multistory warehouses

January 2018 – In New York, an insatiable demand for warehouse space is colliding with a chronic land shortage. The only place for property developers to go is up.  At least two different development teams have unveiled designs for multistory warehouse projects, one in Brooklyn and the other in the Bronx, that would be the first of their kind in New York. Read Article

Whitestone Multiplex Cinemas site sold for $75 million – Crain’s

The location could be developed into a 750,000-square-foot e-commerce delivery campus

September 2017 – A partnership between an up-and-coming real estate investment firm and an established lender and investor is in contract to buy the former site of Whitestone Multiplex Cinemas for around $75 million.  Innovo Property Group, a firm founded two years ago by former Carlyle Group executive Andrew Chung, and Square Mile Capital are purchasing the 20-acre site at 2505 Bruckner Blvd. from Extell Development.  Read Article

Westbrook, Andrew Chung secure $136M loan to buy Long Island City warehouse – The Real Deal

Investors paid $195M for the building

July 2016 – Westbrook Partners and Andrew Chung’s Innovo Property Group scored a $136 million acquisition loan from ACORE Capital to buy a Long Island City warehouse for $195 million. The new owners purchased 24-02 49th Avenue from investors Rubin Schron’s Cammeby’s International and the Fruchthandler family, the Commercial Observer reported.  The deal went into contract in March and closed on July 12.  Read Article

New York state of mind – PERE

In setting up his own shop, the former Carlyle veteran is sticking to the market that he knows best…

April 2015 – As one of the top US real estate investment professionals at the Carlyle Group, Andrew Chung was a key dealmaker in New York City for the Washington, DC-based private equity firm. Now, the real estate executive is using that same market expertise to start up his own business. Read Article

Ex-Carlyle partner pays $44M for Chinatown retail condo – The Real Deal

Innovo Property Group chief’s new space sits at base of 202 Canal Street…

August 20, 2015 – Andrew Chung tackled his first major deal since leaving the Carlyle Group as a partner and launching his own firm.  Chung’s Innovo Property group, in a partnership with Artemis Real Estate Partners, bought the 15,500-square-foot retail condo… Read Article