Rotterdam-based real estate investor and developer DHG and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed a contract for the allocation of 30hectares on Maasvlakte Distribution Park West.
DHG will develop a warehouse complex of 210,000m2 on this site with Odin Warehousing as its launch customer. Odin Warehousing will rent at least 120,000m2 for the storage of conventional goods. As soon as the planning permission is in, DHG will start the construction of the complex.
Odin Warehousing has grown rapidly in the port of Rotterdam these past few years. The company focuses on the storage of products with a sustainable character. An example of this is solar panels. The logistics service provider not only offers storage, but also value added services, such as the possibility to test the quality of the product.
“For a port that is strongly focused on sustainability, this is a very appropriate development to facilitate,” says Emile Hoogsteden, Commercial Director of the Port Authority.
With the arrival of DHG, 35hectares have now been allocated on the new distribution park. According to Hoogsteden, there is also great interest in the remaining 15hectares. “The distribution park is close to major rail, road and water connections. It is also very favourably located with respect to the Maasvlakte Plaza truck park and the existing Maasvlakte Distribution Park,” he added.
No restrictions have been imposed on the building height. This makes the park suitable for the development of large-scale distribution.
DHG has been active in the port of Rotterdam for a long time as a development investor. These days, the company mainly develops new logistics property for the storage of containerised general cargo. Since 2006, DHG has developed 240hectares of new logistics property in the port of Rotterdam.