Making History in Harlingen

Cardone to Open New Distribution Center in Harlingen

920,000 Square Foot Facility Will Begin Operations in Summer 2018

Since its beginning over 47 years ago, CARDONE has grown from six employees into the largest privately-held automotive parts remanufacturer in the world. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, CARDONE offers over 90 product lines and 46,000 SKUs of automotive hard parts. CARDONE employs over 6,000 employees in North America with additional facilities in Texas, California, Mexico and Canada.

CARDONE Industries is a family operated company. Now in its third generation, CARDONE is positioned to take on the future. CARDONE’s success formula combines Family Tradition, Quality and Experience.

It was in 2006 when CARDONE first discovered the benefits of doing business in Harlingen. The company’s core processing facility is currently located in the Harlingen Industrial Park at 5810 E. Harrison Avenue. Now, we help them celebrate the beginning of a new chapter as they make history in Harlingen by breaking ground on a 920,000 square foot, state-of-the-art distribution center.

The Cardone Facility by the Numbers



$50 Million



Sq. Ft. Building

1 Year

Construction Timeline

Cardone's Economic Impact

The data below shows the economic impact that the new CARDONE facility will have on the City of Harlingen over the first ten years. This data was provided by Impact DataSource, an economic consulting, research and analysis firm.


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Taxable sales and purchases expected in the City


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The number of new students expected in Harlingen ISD


The facility's assets added to local tax rolls

About the Developer, W.P. Carey

W. P. Carey Inc. is a leading internally-managed net lease REIT that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing solutions primarily for companies in the U.S. and Europe. Its corporate finance-focused credit and real estate underwriting process is successfully leveraged across a wide variety of industries and property types.
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