Friday, 15 November 2013
The development of Amazon’s first fulfilment centre in Poland will have a footprint of approx. 95,000 sqm. Construction of the facility commenced in October 2013 and it is planned that the fulfilment centre will be fully operational in the second half of 2014.“We are proud that Amazon chose to enter the Polish market in partnership with Goodman. The facility we are developing will be the largest free standing logistics property in Poland. Construction will be rapid, to allow Amazon to make full use of the warehouse’s logistics capabilities in under a year,” said Błażej Ciesielczak, Regional Director Goodman Poland.
Since 2006,Goodman has completed over 900,000 sqm for Amazon across 11 developments in Germany, France and the UK.Amazon’s new distribution centre will be located in Wrocław’s Bielany Wrocławskie suburb 5km from the city centre. The location boasts comprehensive transport links, spanning road (A8 and A4 motorways, together with S8 and S5 express roads), rail (10km to Wrocław’s central railway station) and air (15km to Wrocław Airport). The distribution centre for Amazon will be Goodman’s fifth development project in the Wrocław area. Previous facilities, totalling over 70,000 sqm, have been constructed for Whirlpool, TJX Europe, Walki Group and Casetech.
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PropertyEU magazine has named Goodman as the number one developer in Europe for the second year in a row. The ranking, which appears in the March edition, is based on completed projects in sqm from 2010 to 2012.
Goodman commenced operations in Poland in 2005 and owns and manages over 275,000 sqm of facilities in various locations in Poland for customers such as Whirlpool and DHL. The Group holds strategic land sites in all of Poland’s key logistics centres, which are capable of providing approximately 875,000 sqm of additional warehouse space. The Group has a significant pipeline of active enquiry and a land bank that enables it to accommodate the individual requirements of all potential customers.
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