West Midlands-based developer Chase Midland is set to undertake one of the largest speculative industrial schemes to be started in the Coventry area within the foreseeable future.
Distribution companies are expected to flock to a new development on one of the South coast’s most prominent warehouse sites – Swift Distribution Park, which fronts the M27 and M271 at Nursling near Southampton.
Kingfisher’s DIY retailing arm, B&Q, is expecting its new £65M, 74,400sq m semi-automated distribution centre at Worksop, Nottinghamshire, to open in late 2005.
The latest King Sturge survey of available industrial and distribution floorspace indicates that the recent increase in availability may be “finally at, or nearing its peak”.
The Mezzanine Floor Company has beaten off stiff competition to win a £1M contract from Dürr, the UK subsidiary of the Stuttgart-based multinational technology giant, to provide platforms to be used in the manufacture of the wings.
At first glance there is nothing out of the ordinary about Caterpillar Logistics’ new £53M distribution centre at Desford, Leicestershire, which is the new home for MG Rover’s worldwide parts operation. But the centre is unusual for two reasons: the wareh
Location, location, location remains the property market watch word, although it is no longer safe to assume that a good logistics location is simply measured as the proximity to an arterial motorway.
Caterpillar’s arrangement with MG Rover goes much further than the handling of parts distribution. The global logistics service provider is responsible for all parts sales and marketing and global support for MG Rover’s network of nearly 1,500 dealers wor
Gladman Developments is in the process of obtaining planning permission for another of its ground-breaking ‘Big Five’ distribution / warehouse schemes at Sherburn in Elmet, east of Leeds. And, if given the go-ahead, the scheme will feature one of the larg
The distribution industry is replacing manufacturing as one of London’s major employment generators, says industrial and distribution property provider ProLogis. The company is playing a pivotal role in the regeneration of the Thames Gateway.