(Construction) - Japanese construction company Kajima Corporation is entering the business of developing logistics facilities in Japan.
The company has begun construction in Tokyo and Miyagi Prefecture. This will be the first logistics facility development in Japan in which Kajima will handle every process of development, design, and construction. Construction is scheduled to be completed in October 2024. It is expected to cost tens of billions of yen for two buildings. The name of the facilities will be “KALOC”.
|Japanese construction company Kajima launcheslLogistics center development business|
The Minami-Rokugo Logistics Center in Tokyo will be a four-story, concrete/steel structure with a total floor area of 22,719 square meters. Located near National Route 15, Daiichi Keihin, it provides easy access to downtown Tokyo and the Kanagawa region, and its proximity to Haneda Airport and the Port of Tokyo enables it to handle air and port cargo. The company aims to develop an urban logistics facility that will serve as a last-mile delivery base to the suburbs of Tokyo.
The Tomiya Distribution Center in Miyagi Prefecture will be a four-story, seismically isolated concrete/steel structure with a total floor area of 46,726 square meters. The center will be located approximately 3 km from the Sendai-Izumi Interchange on the Tohoku Expressway. The building will be the first multi-tenant logistics facility in the Tohoku region to use a seismically isolated structure. In the event of an earthquake, the building will reduce shaking to minimize damage to people and property.
The two projects will have Business Continuity Plan in preparation for emergency events such as natural disasters and implement carbon neutral initiatives. The facilities will be equipped with a backup power generation system capable of providing continuous power for 72 hours, LED lighting, high-performance low-e double glazing, and photovoltaic power generation systems, and are expected to achieve Net Zero Energy Building certification. Part of the frame of the Minami Rokugo Distribution Center will be made of ECM concrete, which the company and others have developed to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions during construction. (2023/09/22)
The Daily Engineering and Construction News of Japan