November 18 - C.H. Robinson has signed a seven-year lease with Liberty Property Trust on an office building and warehouse of around 22,000 sq m, located at 333 Howard Avenue in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Approximately 150 employees will be based at the new facility, which will open in early 2016. It will serve as a main hub for North American and international freight consolidation operations.

The Des Plaines deal follows the company's announcement that it will build a three-storey office building of about 20,000 sq m in Lincoln Park that will house more than 1,000 employees.