12.21.2016 – SEATTLE: Today, REI announced a major milestone in its continued work to lead on sustainable operations. Its newest distribution center, located in Goodyear, Arizona, has achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certification – the highest level in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) green building rating system – making it the first distribution center in the U.S. to achieve both LEED Platinum certification and Net Zero Energy.
09.28.16 – SEATTLE: REI, the specialty outdoor co-op, has designed its new distribution center to be Net Zero Energy and is pursuing LEED Platinum – the highest level in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) rating system. Situated in the Arizona desert, the facility is intended to be one of the world’s most sustainable distribution centers.
5.1.2015 – SEATTLE: Today, leading outdoor retailer REI announced that it will open a third distribution center, located in Goodyear, Arizona, to better support its stores and customers through faster product replenishment and delivery.
“We are privileged to join the community of Goodyear as we expand our distribution capacity and services to the southwest market.” said Rick Bingle, REI’s vice president of Supply Chain.