Milan (December 2, 2019)
Prologis, Inc., the global leader in logistics real estate, today announced that it has begun construction on a build-to-suit facility for Autostrasporti Vercesi, a leading Italian logistics operator in the pharmaceutical, diagnostics and biomedical sector.
Completion on the 29,000 square metre state-of-the-art facility at Pozzuolo Martesana is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020.
The customer’s future logistics hub—Green Thermo Park Vercesi—will feature three distinct storage areas, including a temperature-controlled unit. The building will meet all necessary regulations pertaining to the storage of potentially hazardous materials (ADR).
Designed in full compliance of the strict standards of the Italian Drug Agency (AIFA), the building will include a number of sustainable features, including solar panels, energy-saving LED lighting and smart mobile energy and maintenance control. Further, the building will be LEED Gold certified.
"We are particularly pleased to develop this BTS logistics platform for our new customer, Autostraporti Vercesi," said Sandro Innocenti, senior vice president, country manager, Prologis Italy. "As an extension of our second development in Pozzuolo Martesana, this further strengthens our position in Milan’s key logistics market.”
Prologis was advised by DLA Piper.
Prologis owns and manages approximately 1 million square meters of distribution space in Italy as of September 30, 2019.
Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of September 30, 2019, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 797 million square feet (74 million square meters) in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern logistics facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,100 customers principally across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.
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