Private Real Estate Investment Firm, Cohen Asset Management, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of a 406,714 Square Foot Industrial Building on 18 Acres of Land in Ontario California  
Los Angeles, California (September 19, 2013)
5491 Francis LLC, an affiliate of industrial and commercial real estate investment firm Cohen Asset Management, Inc., announced the acquisition of an institutional quality industrial building in the Inland Empire West submarket of Ontario, California consisting of 406,714 square feet located on 18 acres of land. The property acquired through a sale-leaseback transaction is the home to Neovia Logistics Services (formerly Caterpillar Logistics) that has operated from this location for more than 25 years. “We are excited to expand our industrial footprint in the Inland Empire with this acquisition, and we will continue to aggressively seek opportunities to acquire properties that possess superior locations and functionality for the markets they serve,” said Brandon Delf, Executive Vice President and CIO. 
The transaction is consistent with Cohen’s overall investment strategy which seeks stable, predictable cash flow coupled with opportunities to create additional value through its proven effective active asset management approach.
About Cohen Asset Management
Cohen Asset Management, Inc. is a private commercial and industrial real estate investment firm. Established in 1992 and strategically headquartered in Southern California with a regional office in Northern New Jersey, Cohen Asset Management, Inc. is a proven, national real estate owner and operator with a primary focus on the industrial real estate sector. The firm’s relationships extend to high net worth individuals, institutional investors and domestic business entities. The private real estate investment firm is an active operator and investor of commercial and industrial real estate assets and has a well-established reputation as a value added investor focusing on commercial and industrial real estate opportunities that are inefficiently priced due to a variety of circumstances such as vacancies, rollover risk, sub-optimal management, inefficient current use, deferred maintenance, long-term undervalued leases or other unfavorable property and market conditions.