Real International Brokered a Land Acquisition in Leander, TX for Renowned “Cangshan Cutlery” to Build Their First Domestic Manufacturing Factory

Real International is pleased to announce that we have successfully brokered a 40-acre land acquisition located in Leander on behalf of our client, a well-known knife maker, Cangshan Cutlery.

Cangshan Cutlery was founded by Henry Liu and currently staffs more than 800 employees worldwide. The company produces high-end cutlery sold at multiple retailers including Williams Sonoma, Crate & Barrel and Costco. The quality of Cangshan’s product has been recognized by industry insiders from all over the world. Thomas Keller, the world-renowned Michelin-starred chef, is one of the brand ambassadors of Cangshan.

The company expects to open its first United States manufacturing facility on this new land, and to provide 300 job opportunities at the site by 2025. Additionally , the company is moving its international headquarters from Chino, California to Leander, Texas.

As part of the due diligence process, Real International analyzed the site location, accessibility, construction feasibility, development potential, and compared current land trades in the region. 

Real International successfully negotiated terms that made it a win-win deal. This tract has following advantages that perfectly fit to our client’s needs:

  • Located in a well-developed city of Central Texas along with accessible main roads.
  • Good school district for the relocation of an employee’s families.
  • Pro business and development City of Leander.

Real International also participated in the City incentive program discussion . Cangshan Cutlery has the final agreement with the city of Leander and Williamson County which leads to $5.5 million in tax rebates, and $1.6 million on reimbursements for road improvements.

Real International’s establishment of Cangshan Cutlery’s new factory in the hot real estate market of Central Texas is vital to their partnership and future cooperation with this world-renowned knife maker.

Real International team has a comprehensive CCIM skill set to offer the full spectrum of Commercial Real Estate services from seller and landlord representation to buyer and tenant representation.   We are committed to serve our client’s commercial real estate needs and help clients to build, grow, and preserve wealth through real estate.