|Goodman Group (Goodman or
Group) today announced it will develop a 10,000 sqm modern logistics
facility with 277 sqm of office space for the global logistics
provider, UPS Supply Chain Solutions at Venlo Trade Park North in
The Netherlands. The new facility will serve contract logistics
customers in the high-tech sector. It has been pre-leased for a ten
year term and further builds on UPS' 15-year presence in the
Construction commenced in June and
delivery is scheduled for December 2012. The new warehouse for UPS
is an extension of Unit B and will be a multi-customer building,
with a separate entrance for trucks and cars.
growth in Venlo with 10,000 sqm warehouse development for
'Although there were a number of
warehouses available in the area, our customer UPS chose Goodman to
deliver a built-to-suit project based on our extensive track
record and our ability to deliver flexible logistics space in
addition to our strong focus on customer service,' said Ruud
Weijmans, Goodman's Country Manager for The Netherlands.
In line with Goodman's commitment to
sustainability, the development will include a number of sustainable
features including energy efficient T5 lighting; high levels of
insulation in the roof and walls; windows in the cladding to allow
optimal use of natural daylight; double glazed windows; infrared
radiators and insulated dock levelers and dock doors.
Venlo Trade Park North is strategically
located in close proximity to the A67 and A73 motorways. It is 10 km
to the Venlo railway terminal and adjacent to the planned extension
of the rail terminal in Venlo. The logistics park is 65 km from
Duesseldorf Airport; 140 km from Schiphol Airport; 150 km from the
Port of Rotterdam and 125 km from the Port of Antwerp.
Stephan Satijn, Alderman, Economic
Affairs for the municipality of Venlo said: 'With more than five
thousand hectares of logistics parks already developed or awaiting
allocation, the Venlo region is booming. I'm very pleased that more
and more companies are choosing to settle here. We have a lot to
offer, such as good infrastructure, a logistics centre for Europe in
the Netherlands, plenty of space and a favourable tax
Goodman has previously developed over
120,000 sqm of modern distribution logistics facilities for DSV,
Stryker and Danone at Venlo Trade Park North. Upon completion the
building will be acquired by the Goodman-managed fund Goodman
European Logistics Fund (GELF), while Goodman continues as the asset
and property manager.
Further information www.goodman.com
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