Watson Land Company is thrilled to extend a warm welcome to three new customers in our community: Floor & Décor, Logistics Plus, and CTSI Logistics, Inc. These companies join the growing WLC network and will strengthen Watson Land Company as well as continue to build and support the communities in the areas where we live and work. At Watson Land Company, we are committed to building community, generous planned giving, and volunteerism, as it is sewn into the seams of all we do, and we are honored to have Floor & Décor, Logistics Plus, and CTSI Logistics, Inc. join us in these endeavors.View
Author: Athena Bond
Giving back to communities in need. Feeding those less fortunate who are hungry. Supporting nonprofits that make a difference in our neighborhoods. The future is bright when our customers, in alignment with Watson Land Company’s legacy of giving, also believe in contributing to our dynamic communities.
That’s why we are thrilled to highlight customers like Behr Paint Company. With the unique contributions of partners like Behr, our vision is exemplified in the local communities where we live and work.
Stories of WLC customers stepping-up set a clear example of companies throughout the area using their resources to donate to those in need. And one of the largest areas of need is providing essential personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare workers on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s the number one issue for healthcare organizations at this time as hospitals worry that they will continue to face a shortage of masks, gloves, and gowns that doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers need to protect themselves from infection from the highly contagious virus.View
The support we give to our communities defines the foundation of our corporate values. This deep tradition of philanthropy has been in place since our company’s founding, with a focus on contributing in palpable, significant ways: from giving to youth programs to families in crisis to senior services to workforce development and literacy programs, to public safety, and to enhance the quality of life.View
We are pleased to announce that Watson Land Company’s Dominguez Technology Center has received an Award of Excellence during the WateReuse virtual conference that was held virtually in June 2020. Located in Carson, California, the business park partnered on a project with West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) and other neighboring organizations in an effort to use recycled water for its landscape irrigation system.View
We are pleased to recognize the 2020 Watson Land Company College Scholarship recipients: a selection of students who are pursuing their studies at institutions of higher education. WLC’s scholarship program was established in 1982 to provide financial assistance to qualified, promising young adults who live in the areas where we have a business presence. Since the scholarship program was established, Watson has awarded 38 scholarships to more than one hundred deserving future leaders of our communities. We are proud to honor these extraordinary individuals, as well as help to make a positive impact in the neighborhoods they reside in.View
As the pandemic evolves, we at Watson Land Company are witnessing customers take measured approaches to safeguard employees and contribute to COVID-19 relief efforts. One such Watson customer is Alcoa. A major producer of Bauxite, Alumina and Aluminum products, Alcoa maintains locations around the world, from Europe and Australia to Saudi Arabia and the United States. And with core values including “Act with integrity. Operate with excellence. Care for people,” Alcoa aligns beautifully with Watson’s mindset as a corporation.View
Our nation has been faced with an unprecedented hardship as we contend with the coronavirus pandemic. However, despite the quick adaptions to mandates and the ever-evolving changes, Watson’s logistics customers continue to ship products such as food, medical supplies, and other life-sustaining materials. We owe corporations such as C.H. Robinson, Geodis, and Atalanta Corporation our gratitude.
As shipping and transportation companies struggle to manage the pandemic’s growing impact on their supply chains, these three Watson customers are implementing sourcing strategies and risk management to combat the challenges so consumers can still get the goods they need for daily life.
Los Angeles, California – On March 2, 2020, Bridgette Sanossian took the helm as the newly-appointed Marketing and Leasing Manager for Watson Land Company, a pioneer in masterplanned industrial real estate development throughout the United States. In this capacity, she will be responsible for Watson Land Company's corporate marketing, project, and property promotional efforts, as well as supporting the leasing activities of the company’s portfolio.View
At Watson, we’re excited to announce how many of our customers have stepped up as well as modified their business models and production facilities to address medical supplies shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re adapting to help their communities during this challenging time, and it’s a testament to the tenacity and grit these companies possess in times of crisis.
Watson gives a round of applause to corporations such as BNSF Railway, Agility, and DB Schenker. As the coronavirus continues to disrupt life as usual, it’s good to know that these businesses are working hard to make a positive impact.