Milan (9 April 2018) – Prologis, Inc., the global leader in logistics real estate, today announced delivery of a 40,500 square metre build-to-suit (BTS) Class-A facility to Logista Italia Spa, at Interporto Bologna. Logista Italia is a leading integrated distributor of tobacco related products, sweets, stationery and small electronics, serving over 55,000 shops across Italy.

Delivered in less than nine months, the DC15 has been built in line with the highest international standards and hosts logistics and distribution space, controlled temperature areas and 1,000 square metres of office space. This facility is the first in Italy to feature Prologis’ EEGLE technology, a digital tool which helps customers more efficiently operate their building, reduce costs and minimize environmental impact. It is the first tool of its kind in the industrial real estate sector and enables remote management of a logistics building. The interface is connected through sensors, allowing users to monitor lighting and energy consumption, manage maintenance deadlines and detect operational malfunction.

The new building is BREEAM “Very Good” accredited and features 120 parking spaces for employees, green spaces and a truck parking area.

“We built and delivered this accredited and technologically advanced logistics platform to Logista Italia in record time,” stated Sandro Innocenti, senior vice president, country manager, Prologis Italy. “We are able to use our scale to quickly realise environmentally sustainable and innovative facilities, of the highest standard that fit our customers needs.”

This facility is a turnkey build, by general contractor Engineering 2K.

Prologis is currently the single largest operator at Bologna Interporto, where it owns and manages 15 buildings representing over 45 percent of the total logistics park.

Prologis owns and manages approximately 890,000 square meters of distribution space in Italy as of December 31, 2017.


Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in industrial real estate. As of September 30, 2015, Prologis owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 671 million square feet (62 million square meters) in 21 countries. The company leases modern distribution facilities to more than 5,200 customers, including third-party logistics providers, transportation companies, retailers and manufacturers.


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