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Piedmont Properties/CORFAC International Lands Major Distributor for Clients 156,000 Square Foot Industrial Building in Charlotte, NC

Local press contact: Brandie Redd
Firm: Piedmont Properties/CORFAC International
Telephone number: 704.375.1445

CHARLOTTE, NC (April 25, 2012) – Piedmont Properties/CORFAC International, a  leading  full-service commercial real estate provider serving the Charlotte market and surrounding areas, today  announced the completion of  a 156,000 square foot industrial lease for the former FedEx Facility located at 1001 Carrier Drive, Charlotte, NC.

LKQ Corporation will occupy the facility, which is owned by NATMI National Truck Terminals.  LKQ Corporation is based out of Chicago and is the largest nationwide provider of aftermarket and recycled collision replacement parts for automobiles and trucks.  This new facility will serve as the company’s base operations for the Carolinas and it will also allow LKQ to increase product offerings to the Charlotte Metropolitan area while also expanding their team of employees to support their growth strategy.

Bill Mowry of Prime Equities, represented LKQ and Lester Osborn, CCIM, SIOR, Principal Broker at Piedmont Properties/CORFAC International, represented the Landlord in the transaction.

The facility at 1001 Carrier Drive, Charlotte, NC consists of 156,000 square feet total; including shop, office, and terminal buildings located on 52 acres.

About Piedmont Properties/CORFAC International
Piedmont Properties of the Carolinas, Inc. is a commercial real estate firm located in Charlotte, North Carolina established in 1993 in response to demand for a highly responsive and focused firm offering full service commercial real estate expertise to private sector clients, including entrepreneurs and publicly traded entities alike. Piedmont Properties’ vision is to be and build upon our reputation as a high quality, client-oriented real estate service firm offering our services to local and worldwide corporations.  Piedmont Properties brings a team approach to the services we provide to our clients by bringing to the table at any one time a team of real estate professionals who can meet the objectives of our clients. Our brokers provide clients with experience in sales and leasing; tenant representation; site selection; disposition; investments; tax-deferred exchanges; build-to-suit; and real estate evaluations.  For more information on Piedmont Properties/CORFAC International visit: or call 704.375.1101.

About CORFAC International
CORFAC International (Corporate Facility Advisors) is distinguished by the way it manages multi-market commercial real estate assignments on behalf of corporate entities and privately owned companies. Founded in 1989, U.S.-based CORFAC is comprised of privately held entrepreneurial firms with expertise in office, industrial and retail real estate leasing and investment sales, multifamily property acquisitions and dispositions, property management and corporate services in North America, with coverage in South America provided by Panama-based Latin American Corporate Property Services. A Principal Member of FIABCI – the International Real Estate Federation with global affiliates in Europe and Asia, CORFAC International offers commercial real estate services with market reach in 65 countries worldwide. In recent years, CORFAC firms have averaged 10,000 completed transactions annually encompassing nearly 100 million square feet and valued at more than $6 billion. For more information on CORFAC, contact 703.532.6160 or visit

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