June 21, 2024

June 21, 2024, Manila – Federal Land NRE Global Inc. (FNG), a groundbreaking joint venture between Federal Land Inc. of the Philippines and Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. of Japan, announces a new, human-centric logistics facility in collaboration with Fast Retailing Philippines – the Philippine arm of the global company that operates multiple fashion brands including UNIQLO. This significant milestone further solidifies FNG’s commitment to innovation and strategic ventures within the real estate industry.

On June 20, Federal Land NRE Global Inc. and Fast Retailing Philippines marked this significant occasion with a groundbreaking ceremony for the UNIQLO Logistics Facility in Riverpark, Cavite. Executives and key officials from Cavite and General Trias City local government units, Fast Retailing, Federal Land NRE Global Inc., and Federal Land Inc. gathered to commemorate the event, underscoring a new chapter in logistics excellence and sustainability.

UNIQLO Logistics Facility Groundbreaking Ceremony from left to right: Chief Financial Officer of Fast Retailing Philippines, Mr. Ryo Watanabe, Group Senior Vice President of Fast Retailing Japan, Mr. Hidetsugu Asada, Chief Operating Officer of UNIQLO Philippines, Ms. Geraldine Sia, Cavite Congressman, Honorable Antonio “Ony” Ferrer, President of Federal Land NRE Global, Mr. Thomas Mirasol, General Trias City Mayor, Honorable Luis “Jon-Jon” Ferrer IV, Vice Chairman of Federal Land NRE Global, Mr. Yusuke Hirano, General Trias City Vice Mayor, Honorable Jonas Labuguen, Technical Execution Group Head of Federal Land, Mr. Alvin U. Ty, General Manager of the Overseas Business Division of Nomura Real Estate Mr. Masao Toba, and Project Development Head of Federal Land, Mr. Stephen Comia.

The groundbreaking ceremony highlights FNG’s steadfast commitment to advancing investment and innovation within the country. The new UNIQLO Logistics Facility aims to redefine logistics operations with a focus on worker wellbeing and environmental sustainability, promising to integrate technology and more sustainable practices, thereby setting a new benchmark for industry in the region.

Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Geraldine Sia, Chief Operating Officer, UNIQLO Philippines, said “With the opening of our new facility, we are delighted to integrate the logistical and technological expertise of our partner, Federal Land NRE Global Inc. (FNG), to elevate the first-mile experience of delivering LifeWear to our Filipino customers. With its strategic location within the Southern Tagalog region, establishing this new facility enables us to deliver our LifeWear items to other parts of the Philippines seamlessly and more efficiently. In addition, this new facility will also employ hundreds of local people to support our operations, offering a comfortable work environment that helps all workers thrive. We believe this partnership is a great start to continue elevating the UNIQLO customer shopping experience for all Filipinos.”

 

Strategic Collaboration between Federal Land NRE Global Inc. (FNG) and Fast Retailing Philippines

  • In 2024, FNG and Fast Retailing Philippines formed an agreement to establish a logistics facility for UNIQLO within Riverpark North, a key development by FNG in Cavite.
  • Fast Retailing Philippines has chosen Riverpark North as the ideal location for its new facility, highlighting the area’s strategic importance in its logistics operations.

 

Economic Impact and Job Creation

  • The establishment of the facility is expected to create a significant number of jobs, providing employment opportunities and fostering economic vitality in the region.

 

 

Growing an Efficient and Sustainable Business Supply Chain

  • The facility is poised to be an advanced, efficient component of the business supply chain, incorporating both sustainability features and a commitment to the wellbeing of workers.
  • The new facility will be human-centric: providing a comfortable work environment that is designed to help workers flourish.
  • Situated within Riverpark, a 600-hectare estate along CALAX, the facility leverages strategic connectivity for seamless logistics operations.
  • The facility will utilize solar panels to provide energy for specific areas of the building.

 

Advancing Innovation District Concepts

  • This collaboration is a testament to FNG’s commitment to advancing its smart city concepts, which is centered on creating environments that go beyond technological advancements.
  • FNG aims to improve its smart city initiatives by collaborating with esteemed international and local brands, emphasizing holistic enhancements in mobility, safety, energy, and health.

 

Exciting Future Collaborations

  • FNG and Fast Retailing Philippines express their mutual excitement about the ongoing collaboration, and anticipate exploring additional projects that will further strengthen their business relationship.
  • This collaboration not only brings together two industry leaders but also signifies a commitment to shared values of innovation, sustainability, and economic growth.

 

Federal Land NRE Global Inc. (FNG) remains at the forefront of shaping innovative and sustainable real estate solutions. The collaboration with Fast Retailing Philippines marks a significant step forward, contributing to economic growth, job creation, and community development in the Philippines.

For more information about this groundbreaking project and to stay updated on FNG’s latest news, visit www.fng.ph.

Lessor Federal Land NRE Global Inc. (FNG)
Lessee Fast Retailing Philippines, Inc. (FRPH)
Location Brgys. Pasong Camachile and Navarro, General Trias, Cavite
Area Land Area: Approx 60,000 m2
Gross Leasable Area: Approx 38,000 m2
Contractor H.S. POW Construction and Development Corporation

About Federal Land, Inc

Federal Land, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GT Capital Holdings, a listed major Philippine conglomerate whose investment holdings include Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank), Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation, Toyota Manila Bay Corporation, Toyota Financial Services Philippines Corporation, Sumisho Motor Finance Corporation, GT Capital Auto and Mobility Holdings, Inc., JBA Philippines, Inc., Premium Warranty Services Philippines, Inc., Philippine AXA Life Insurance Corporation, and Metro Pacific Investments Corporation.

For 50 years, Federal Land continues to create innovative and well-built property developments such as residential homes, commercial and retail spaces, modern office buildings, world-class hotels, and integrated communities.

The company launched several landmark projects by partnering with some of the international market’s biggest and most trusted names.

Federal Land believes that creating a core mix of residential and commercial properties can make self-sustaining communities that are dynamic and attractive places, to provide an unparalleled living experience that will let you enjoy life to the fullest.

 

About Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. is one of the core companies of the Nomura Real Estate Group with a diverse range of real estate businesses, such as the development of residences, offices, retail facilities, logistics facilities, and hotels, etc.

Since the establishment of the company in 1957, the Group continues to meet customers’ expectations through resolving social issues.

The Group expands overseas business mainly of the residential development in Southeast Asia.