ABOUT THE DEVELOPER
Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LPT) is a $9.5 billion real estate investment trust which owns 104 million square feet of industrial and office space throughout the United States and the United Kingdom (as of September 30, 2016). Founded in 1972 and headquartered outside of Philadelphia, Liberty develops, acquires, leases and manages properties with the mission to enhance people’s lives through extraordinary work environments.
Liberty’s commitment to quality and our attention to detail in executing and delivering our carefully planned developments, creates value. We have a 44 year track record of real estate innovation and excellence developing over 70 million square feet across a range of property types including – warehouses, industrial facilities, bio-pharmaceutical laboratories, offices, hotels and live/work/play communities.
Liberty’s portfolio mix (by sq ft) is currently 87.4% (90 million sq ft) industrial and 12.6% (13 million sq ft) office (as of 30/06/2016) with access to 9 of the top 10 industrial markets. To date in the UK we have four logistics properties totalling 1.4 million sq ft and a consented warehouse scheme in the West Midlands which can accommodate up to 440,000 sq ft.
Stoford was founded in 1996 to specialise in occupier led pre-let commercial property developments in the Midlands.
Since then, the company has grown significantly and has completed commercial developments totalling 10 million sq ft across a diverse range of sectors, throughout the UK, such as industrial, office, retail and hotels.
Our innovative approach to site and contract procurement has ensured that Stoford remains highly competitive and is able to deliver a quality product on time and within budget.
We are proud to have been trusted to develop for some of the UK’s largest financial institutions and occupiers such as Standard Life, Axa, LaSalle, BlackRock, GE, Severn Trent Water, Npower, Admiral Insurance, Tesco and The Co-operative, together with Government Departments such as HMRC, DSA, DEFRA and The Home Office.
Stoford is a privately owned company with all the shareholders fully employed by the business. Our in depth understanding and experience of business processes, labour catchment, staff welfare, accessibility, prestige and profile have enabled us to remain highly competitive and successful.