Hopi, a family logistics company, will build a distribution center in Prostejov for half a billion crowns to provide value-added warehousing and services, such as labeling and packaging, or displaying, for Nestlé, the Swiss food giant. At the same time, it will provide transportation across the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
Gebrüder Weiss will handle more shipments thanks to the new terminal in Pilsen. Crossdocková hall area of 1200 square meters, has twice the area of manipulation, than previously used area. “In addition to safer storage, the more-than-used handling area also allows us to handle a growing number of shipments in the region more efficiently and faster,” says Jan Kodada, Sales and Marketing Director of Gebrüder Weiss ČR.
ECOM, a world-known supplier of liquid chromatography equipment, opened a new company center with design and production facilities today in Chrášťany in Prague - West. For approximately 75 million crowns, a two-storey building enclosed by a natural green roof was built on an area of 1160 square meters. It also includes a car park for employees and an arrival for supplies. The general contractor was Swietelsky stavební.
The struggle on the industrial property market in Europe has intensified, according to the latest report from Savills, a commercial real estate consultancy, reaching record levels (11.9 million square meters) in the first half of the year and declining rates of return continue to plague the whole continent.
The supply of new skilled jobs and hence the pressure of new companies on competition in the labor market and wage increases in the region. These are the main advantages of the brownfield conversion in the former sugar refinery settling tanks to a modern industrial park in Kojetín in the Olomouc region. The expected start of construction with a total area of 65,000 square meters should start by the end of next year in the standard course of the approval process.
Lack of land for the construction of industrial properties is facing a number of European states. This is also due to the stronger protection of the landscape and agricultural land. One solution is vertical warehouses. Colleagues from the German branch of BNP Paribas Real Estate collected inspirational examples from around the world.
Panattoni industrial zone builder handed over a special hall to the Czech-Slovak company ViaPharma, which provides distribution primarily to the network of pharmacies Dr. Max. The project was certified as BREEAM 2016 as the greenest logistics building in the Czech Republic.
International logistics provider DACHSER moved to new premises in Ostrava. The new logistics terminal of the DACHSER Ostrava branch in CTPark Ostrava Hrabová has warehouse and administrative premises with a total area of 3,900 m 2 and currently employs 25 people.