Graham Packaging Leases 212,000 SF at Distribution Center, Plant in Metro Atlanta
ATLANTA AND AUSTELL, GA. — Graham Packaging Co., a global plastic packaging solutions firm, has expanded its presence in metro Atlanta with two industrial leases totaling 212,000 square feet. The Lancaster, Pa.-based company signed a 131,505-square-foot lease expansion for a distribution center at 555 Hartman Road in Austell, roughly 17 miles west of Atlanta, and an 81,600-square-foot lease renewal for its packaging plant at 3495 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in Atlanta. Kemp Conrad and Chris Copenhaver of Cushman & Wakefield represented Graham Packaging in both lease transactions. GLP Development is the landlord for 555 Hartman Road, and Hartz Mountain Industries is the landlord for 3495 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway. Graham Packaging will invest $10 million in improvements to the buildings, including increased central utilities, high-speed production lines, larger storage facilities and increased office space.