Property developer Goodman has signed a deal with C.H. Robinson to develop and lease a new 70,000 sq ft built to suit logistics centre at its successful Derby Commercial Park development, situated in the East Midlands.
Construction of the new development commenced with a ground-breaking ceremony which was attended by representatives from both C.H. Robinson and Goodman. It’s expected that the new facility will take seven months to construct and will be available for occupation in May 2018.
C. H. Robinson, a Fortune 500 global provider of transportation services and third-party logistics (3PL), has signed a 15-year lease on the development and intends to use the facility to expand the range of transportation and logistics services it provides for its customers throughout the UK and globally.
At the same time, Goodman has confirmed its intentions to develop a new warehouse and industrial development of 32,000 sq ft on the adjacent plot at Derby Commercial Park. The building, which will be constructed to a minimum, BREEAM Very Good Specification will include 30,378 sq ft of warehouse space, together with 2,365 sq ft offices.
It will feature 12 metre clear internal height together with parking for 43 cars and will be suitable for a range of businesses seeking to base their distribution and logistics operations from Derby Commercial Park.