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Bibby shed

The opening of Bibby’s newly-completed 625,000 sq ft warehouse in Scunthorpe coincides with it winning a contract with convenience store group Nisa Today worth £200m.

New Frontier for Grange Park

Frontier Estates is rumoured to be close to buying the IKEA site at Grange Park, Northampton, for a sum believed to be around £600,000 per acre.

Whopper deal at Doncaster

The whole of SladenAston’s 650,000 sq ft refurbishment in Doncaster is under offer to a fashion retailer.

Green buildings go for more

If you want a higher-value building, buy in a vertical windmill and some photovoltaic cells.

Land of the A-list occupier

Like the paparazzi surrounding celebrities, agents and developers are crowding round the warehouse market in the southern part of the M1. And like the paparazzi, they are creating problems for themselves.

Trafford Park

Key Property Investments, a joint venture between St Modwen Properties and Kuwait-based Salhia Real Estate, has let a 110,000 sq ft warehouse at Westinghouse Road, Trafford Park, to Malikson Warehousing on a ten-year lease.

A market dominated by small beer is about to be swamped.

The overflow of national occupiers from the Midlands, looking for available sites and workforces, means that locations such as Skelmersdale are mentioned freely and without the hint of a smirk in conversations that usually centre around Northampton.

Steel opening

Welsh first minister Rhodri Morgan has unveiled the new £11m railhead and warehouse at the Corus steelworks in Deeside.

Time for the high-rise shed

The price of sheds today! Land prices in the prime market around Heathrow have soared. Price rises are demand driven: there isn’t enough land to build on. So at ProLogis we have started to look for a solution to this problem.

Slough heads east

Slough Estates International is expanding its operations in eastern Europe with the acquisition of the Central European property development operations of engineering firm.

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