CARSON, CA-Bicycle manufacturer Huffy Corp. has signed a leasewith Watson Land Co. for a 190,000-square-foot distribution centerin the master-planned Watson Corporate Center in one of threerecently closed Southland industrial deals―two of them inthe South Bay. The other transactions include Denver-based DCTIndustrial Trust's acquisition of a 67,068-square-foot distributioncenter in Fontana and the sale of a 33,485-square-foot,two-building industrial property in Gardena.

Huffy Corp.'s lease with Watson Land Co. is an expansion andrelocation from a 120,000-square-foot facility at the DominguezTechnology Center, which is also owned by Watson. The new Huffyspace, which will serve as the company's West Coast distributioncenter, is at 21750 Arnold Center Rd.

Huffy needed the larger distribution center "followingsignificant growth at its current location," according to LanceRyan, vice president of marketing and leasing with Watson Land Co.Bill Smith, president and CEO of Huffy Corp., notes that the newdistribution center, in addition to its central location in theSouth Bay near Southern California's ports and freeways, providesflexibility for expansion.

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