Move Happy, an international shipping, moving, storing, handling and distribution company for civilians and the military, broke ground on its new warehouse facility this week at Avalon Group’s Kapolei Business Park II in West Oahu at 603 Komohana St.
Move Happy recently purchased its 1.78-acre property at Kapolei Business Park II, and has tapped Avalon Development Co. LLC to develop its new 35,000-square-foot facility. Construction on the project is expected to start this week with a completion date scheduled for Summer 2019. Ushijima Architects is the architect of the project, while Swinerton Builders is the general contractor.
“Our goal is to provide services of superior quality and value that improve the lives of our customers,” Lior Oren, CEO of Move Happy, said. “As a result, our customers will reward us with profit and value creation, allowing our team members and the communities in which we live and work to prosper.”
Move Happy parent company Guardian Moving & Storage Inc. (“Guardian”) has been doing business in Hawaii since late 2014. The Los Angeles-based company provides local and long-distance transportation of household and office goods; warehousing and storage services; packing and packaging services; process, distribution, and logistics consulting; merchandise sales and other related services.
Guardian’s existing customer base for the past three years has been civilian in nature. Recently, it has received approvals from the U.S. Government to provide household storage and shipping services for military personnel and families undergoing a “Permanent Change of Station” or an official relocation to or from Hawaii. Move Happy provides a full spectrum of services and value-added benefits. Two key areas of growth for Move Happy are its focus on military movement and the overall Hawaii commercial and government market. Due to its multi-faceted capabilities, novel licenses and international compliant systems, the company is well-positioned to exploit these lucrative markets. Move Happy comprises several leading logistics and transportation companies. It registered to do business in Hawaii in 2010. The company’s brand promise is: Always Do The Right Thing.
ABOUT MOVE HAPPY
Move Happy is a leading global provider of custom logistics for individuals, businesses and the U.S. government and military. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Move Happy provides a variety of services including complex national and international logistics, ground, marine and air transportation and site-specific storage including temporary and long-term solutions with unique 360-degree support infrastructure. Due to our scale, proprietary systems and exclusive licenses Move Happy is called on to assist small and large transportation service providers and is known as a go-to problem solver in the industry.
ABOUT AVALON GROUP
Avalon Group LLC is a forward-thinking real estate company focused on building better communities in Hawaii. The Honolulu-based company, which has deep roots in the state, was founded nearly two decades. Avalon has a team of experts that focus on such areas of real estate including development, sales/leasing, property and asset management and project and construction management in both residential and commercial sectors. Avalon takes much pride in the variety of project-types it develops including planned-unit developments, new communities, retail and entertainment facilities, office buildings, industrial warehouses, hotel/resort properties and portfolios that are built with Hawaii’s people in mind.
ABOUT KAPOLEI BUSINESS PARK II
Kapolei Business Park II is a master-planned 54-acre industrial park consisting of 24 fee-simple industrial-zoned lots ranging in size from 0.792 acres to 4.695 acres. The project is an extension of the very successful Kapolei Business Park, a fully developed, 130-acre industrial park and the premier business park in Leeward Oahu.