Property agents Avison Young and Rapleys have been appointed to market the 2.3 million sq ft Gateway 14 industrial and logistics scheme in Stowmarket, Suffolk.
Developer Jaynic was appointed development manager recently and masterplanning is currently underway across the 156-acre site at Junction 50 of the A14
Avison Young has been appointed to market the overall scheme both in the UK and internationally and Rapleys has been appointed to investigate the roadside potential of the site given its immediate proximity to the A14. A further marketing agency appointment will be made in the near future with local and regional expertise to identify occupier demand in East Anglia.
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Gateway 14 Ltd, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mid Suffolk Council. A planning application will be submitted by the end of 2020, to enable a phased development on the site. It is hoped that the first buildings could be available in 2021/2.
The masterplan layout is still being developed, and could accommodate logistics buildings up to 1,000,000 sq ft, with roadside uses alongside the A14 frontage, and headquarters office/R&D campus style buildings.
The A14 corridor is one of the principal trunk routes for UK logistics offering access from the Port of Felixstowe into the heart of the UK and it is also a primary route for export to European and world markets. The site is 26 miles from the Port of Felixstowe, 12.5 miles to Ipswich and the A12, and 45 miles to M11 and links to Cambridge.