Saturday 22nd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

CEVA takes warehouse facility at iPort

CEVA Logistics has signed up for a 215,800 sq ft warehouse at Verdion’s iPort scheme in South Yorkshire.

CEVAtruckThe facility will be delivered in February next year. It will include 205,800 sq ft of warehouse space as well as 10,000 sq ft of offices.

The latest letting follows a deal with Amazon for a 1.3 million sq ft warehouse on the site. Michael Hughes, chief executive of Verdion, which is developing iPort, said: “This deal follows swiftly on the heels of the 1.315m sq ft letting to a global retailer. iPort is continuing to attract high-profile occupiers with great covenants and we have strong interest in the rest of the scheme.”

iPort is a Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) which will deliver over 6 million sq ft of Grade A logistics warehousing linked with a high specification rail freight intermodal container facility providing rail freight services with continental gauge clearance to all major UK ports and the Channel Tunnel. The scheme offers design and build warehouse/logistics units from 50,000 to 1.2 million sq ft.

Verdion is developing iPort on a 337 acre (136 hectare) site in Rossington, Doncaster. The site is linked with Junction 3 of the M18 via the Great Yorkshire Way which opened in February 2016.

Gent Visick, CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield are letting agents for iPort.