The term future-proof has entered the language through IT systems but applies equally to the modern distribution centre.
Wilson Bowden Developments advised by FPDSavills and King Sturge, has secured two more tenants at Interlink Business Park, Junction 22 on the M1, Leicestershire.
The North-west is a diverse region and home to seven million people – almost one eighth of the total UK population – characterised by the two major cities of Liverpool and Manchester.
Rockingham Gate, which is part of Avonmouth’s Cabot Park, has been bought by newcomer Landmarq.
Insight Investment Management (IIM) has agreed to buy Beaumont Industrial Estate in Banbury, advised by GVA Grimley. Comprising a 17.2 acre manufacturing and distribution facility, the accommodation extends to 42,746sq m.
Property adviser DTZ has kick-started the marketing campaign of Electrolux’s former logistics and manufacturing plant with the launch of the 10,250sq m property in Wollersdorf, near Vienna, Austria.
Transport operator Simpson Bros has opened a new 3,720sq m distribution and warehousing centre on the Drum Industrial Estate, Birtley. The centre features a high bay warehouse and extensive trailer parking.
Pallet distribution network PalletFORCE has extended its central hub in Lichfield, Staffordshire, to meet its continued high level of growth.
Wickes Building Supplies has taken a ten-year lease – at a rent of about £7 per sq ft – on a 12,077sq m distribution warehouse on Maximate, Maxted Road, Hemel Hempstead, from the Co-Operative Insurance Society (CIS).
Delivery and collection business Target Worldwide Express is leasing a 2,794sq m unit on the Kites Croft industrial park at Southampton. Target is moving its parcels distribution business from premises in Winchester to the new facility.