Winvic has been awarded a contract to deliver the first phase of the West Midlands Interchange project, with 8 million ft² of commercial space planned across the 734 acre site.
The WMI will be the largest intermodal logistics site and is projected to be completed by 2034.
The initial development of phase 1 of the project will include new road infrastructure and works to the existing road and public rights of way network, reconfiguration and under-grounding of energy infrastructure, as well as the earthworks required to create development plots and landscape zones.
The WMI scheme was granted planning permission in May 2020 and is being financed and delivered by Oxford Properties, which is the property arm of Canadian pension fund OMERS, who acquired the WMI site in July 2021, in partnership with European developer LCP.
The company has said that during the construction period, 8,500 jobs will be created which will help to boost employment within the area.
During Early Contractor Involvement (ECI), Winvic has worked for over twelve months as the design stage partner on West Midlands Interchange and with the fantastic relationships built with Oxford Properties and Logistics Capital Partners in that time, Winvic is primed to deliver the first phase civils and infrastructure works,” said Rob Cook, Director of Civils and Infrastructure for Winvic.