Amazon builds two more fulfilment centres in Germany

Amazon builds two more fulfilment centres in Germany

The Australian Goodman Group is going to build two fulfilment centres for Amazon in Germany, both measuring 110,000 m² and consisting of warehousing and offices. The two centres will be located in Koblenz (near Bonn) and Pforzheim (near Stuttgart) and will offer work to 1,000 people. Fulfilment centres provide warehousing and enable the delivery of goods that were bought online.

"An extremely successful year"

Andreas Fleischer, country manager for Germany, said that "this completes a very successful year for Goodman and we are very proud that Amazon has partnered with us again. Four pre-commitments totalling 440,000 m² in one year from the same customer is a major achievement.”

 

“We have had an extremely successful year right across our Continental European platform with a total of 1,032,000 m² of pre-let developments secured in 2011," he said. Goodman is also currently involved in developments for Amazon in Rheinberg and Graben (Germany), after finishing projects for the online giant in Germany (two), France (two) and the UK (one).

 

The Goodman Group was founded in 1989 and is presently active in 16 countries in Europe, Asia and Oceania. The group has approximately 13.3 million m² of space under management, worth some 14 billion euro. In Europe, 165 people control 112 properties, worth 2.5 billion euro. 
Questions or comments? Please feel free to contact the editors


Raad van State suspends Uplace's environmental permit

30/03/2017

Uplace will have to put its construction plans for Machelen on hold once again because the Raad van State just suspended the environmental permit the Flemish government had approved.

Redevco buys new store location in Paris

24/01/2017

Real estate firm Redevco bought a store location, including stores like Tiffany & Co and Glasshütte, in the Rue de la Paix in Paris from Savills Investment Management. Neither party wished to disclose the fee for the acquisition.

Rental price for top shopping streets drops

16/11/2016

Rental prices in the world's two most expensive shopping streets have dropped due to the growth of online shopping, leaving retail chains and real estate agents in a real pickle on how to deal with this new reality.

Major Benelux cities are important step in international brands' expansion strategy

14/11/2016

International brands use major Benelux cities as an important stepping stone in their European expansion strategy, a new study says. Many major brands schedule openings in the Benelux immediately after hubs like Paris and London, mainly thanks to its central location.

Retail parks prove popular with shoppers and retailers alike

08/08/2016

Retail parks' appeal continues to grow, both with retailers and shoppers all across Europe. Relatively low costs and easy accessibility are important drivers of growth. The mixture of rental parties is also evolving.

Delhaize attraction at new Schengen shopping center

04/08/2016

Work is ongoing at Schengen in Luxembourg, to create a new shopping center which should open its doors in the summer of 2017. The main attraction will be a 3,500 sqm flagship store for Delhaize.

Back to top