Creating real value for airport partners worldwide.
Realterm is the leading owner and developer of on-airport infrastructure. We own and manage the largest on-airport air cargo real estate portfolio in North America with 17 million square feet of property and developments at 37 airports.
Infrastructure dedicated to the movement of air cargo
We invest in buildings dedicated to the movement of cargo, aircraft and people both on and near-airport environments. Properties in our portfolio meet the needs of on-airport logistics and logistics-related users, while providing our partners with attractive risk-adjusted current yields. Realterm utilizes its leadership position in the air cargo industry, key relationships and development expertise to maximize the value of the existing assets and expand our airport infrastructure portfolio.
Unrivaled 915,200-SF Air Cargo Project at ORD
The Northeast Cargo Complex is located on approximately 65 acres of previously undeveloped land on the northeast side of O’Hare International Airport (ORD). This project is the result of an unrivaled collaboration between the Chicago Department of Aviation, Realterm and the entire ORD air cargo community.Read more
State-of-the-Art 350,000-SF Cargo Facility at JFK
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Realterm are developing a state-of-the-art $145 million, 350,000-square-foot cargo facility on more than 26 acres at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The project is part of a comprehensive Port Authority strategy to bring 21st-century standards to cargo operations at all of its commercial airports.Read more
Amazon Air Lands at Realterm’s Cargo Facility at MHT
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) and Realterm completed a multifaceted air cargo facility with Amazon Air as the first tenant. The 65,000-square-foot, multi-tenant cargo building was built through a partnership with the Airport and Realterm. The new facility offers three widebody aircraft parking positions managed by the Airport, with the option to expand to a fourth.Read more
Realterm Raises $150 Million for Airport Logistics Fund
In 2022, Realterm completed the successful closing of $150 million in capital commitments for its open-ended fund, Realterm Airport Logistics Properties (RALP). RALP has now raised approximately $900 million in total equity commitments since its formation in 2015 with all original investors still in the fund.Read more
Sustainability and Operations
Recognizing that the transportation sector is a high energy user, we work to be a good steward of the environment and the communities in which we operate, implementing strategies that positively impact the logistics sector. We mindfully integrate environmentally responsible procedures across all global regions by taking a proactive sustainability approach. We remain sensitive to delivering these green initiatives while balancing the economics of the project costs and long-term operational expenses to deliver an environmentally sensitive yet cost competitive investment.
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Mr. Rose has nearly 20 years of experience in real estate and infrastructure investing and management having lead $3B of capital formation. He manages the Realterm Airport Logistics Properties (RALP) infrastructure fund, leading investments, financing, asset management and investor relations activity. He began his career with Walker & Dunlop in their debt production group underwriting loans for development and acquisition projects. David also worked for ABR Capital Partners in acquisitions, asset management and fund management. During his tenure at ABR, David managed three value-add funds across various real estate sectors for institutions, endowments, foundations, and private account clients. Before joining Realterm in 2015, David worked with Asset Strategy Consultants where he led investment research for real assets. He holds a BA degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. Mr. Rose is a member of the Airport Infrastructure Management Committee, the Realterm Sustainability Oversight Committee, and the Realterm U.S. Investment Committee.
Senior Fund Manager