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OOGarden, an online retailer for gardening supplies, has rented a logistics property in Kaarst from Deka Immobilien. Logivest acted as a consultant in the choice of location and property. The reason for OOGarden's need for storage space is the strategic realignment on the German market. The property, which will be used as a central warehouse in the future, comprises a total of just under 14,000 square metres, with the area divided into approx. 12,000 square metres of warehouse space and approx. 2,000 square metres of office and social facilities. In addition, the logistics facility has generous shunting and parking spaces as well as an external warehouse for pallets.

Pilkington Automotive Germany GmbH, part of the NSG Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of glass and glass products, is relocating its AGR central warehouse from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen. The company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of glass and glass products for the automotive OE (first supplier) and AGR (vehicle glass spare parts) sectors. A new, ultra-modern logistics facility is to be built on a property with around 80,000 square metres in Uechtingstraße/Werkstraße by the beginning of 2019, which Pilkington will use as an exclusive tenant. Logivest, a consulting firm specializing in logistics real estate, has advised Pilkington Automotive Deutschland GmbH on an exclusive contract for a comprehensive location research, choice of the new location and new construction planning.

UBS Real Estate leased approx. 3,000 square metres of logistics space and around 250 square metres of office space to BLG Industrielogistik GmbH & Co. KG. The property, which is part of the ERGO Trust Logistics Fund No. 1, is located in the industrial park "Am Birkengrund" in Ludwigsfelde. "Brandenburg Park", just a stone's throw to the west of it, where a wholesaler has leased a 5,000 square metre new building area from the VGP Group, a developer of logistics and industrial real estate. Logivest was involved in the letting of both logistics areas in an advisory capacity.

The logistics real estate specialist Logivest is expanding its service offer on the platform Gewerbegebiete.de with a logistics service provider module and a warehousing module. The service provider module provides information on whether logistics processes can be provided by appropriate service providers and gives a comprehensive overview of potential business partners. On the basis of previously defined search criteria such as the location, industry or desired logistics service, Gewerbegebiete.de provides a clear list of results with a detailed view. All entries can then also be compared and contacted directly.

Gödde GmbH & Co. KG, part of the Hoffmann Group, which specialises in trade of professional quality tools, has rented more than 8,600 square meters of hall space and approx. 70 square meters of office and social space. Logivest has marketed the vacant space in Pulheim on an exclusive commission basis. The logistics real estate experts found Gödde, a perfect-fit tenant who has now expanded its storage capacity in the north of Cologne, within just two weeks.

Aves One AG, one of Germany’s leading holders of logistics equipment portfolios, will in future expand its asset portfolio by the addition of logistics properties. Purchases are planned throughout Germany, and are not limited to any particular region. To implement this aim, Aves is cooperating with immediate effect with Logivest GmbH (Logivest) in Munich, a consultancy firm specialising in logistics real estate. Consequently, Aves can access Logivest’s network in future when selecting suitable land and properties.

UBM Development finalizes the sale of a large portfolio property, the logistics park Chitila in Romania. On the way becoming a pure developer, this sale is an important step in the implementation of our strategy - the clear focus on the three home markets of Germany, Austria and Poland and the three asset classes of hotel, office and residential properties," says Andreas Zangenfeind, Head of Transactions and member of the Executive Committee of UBM Development AG.

Ixocon sold a, currently being built, logistics centre in Bergkamen to an institutional investor. The property, which is located directly at the Kamen/Bergkamen exit to the A2 motorway, comprises 13,200 sqm of warehouse and office space and has been let to Brammer GmbH, the European market leader of technical wholesale.

Completion and commissioning of the logistics center is planned for the fourth quarter of 2017. Ixocon was advised by Logivest during the project development phase.

 

 

UBS Real Estate GmbH has acquired one of the largest fashion logistics centers in Germany from METRO PROPERTIES for its special AIF UBS (D) German Logistics Property Fund 2. The property is centrally located in Germany's Hörselgau district of Thuringia in the Erfurt logistics region. The location is particularly attractive for distribution centres in the retail sector with a nation-wide focus, as the supply of stationary retailers or end customers can be guaranteed within one day.

The transaction was carried out by METRO PROPERTIES, METRO's real estate company, advised by Logivest GmbH, a consulting firm specializing in logistics real estate.

In the administrative district of Pfaffenhofen, a 5,000sqm plot of land has changed hands. A provider of high-quality turf and market and innovation leader in this segment in Germany has acquired the property.

TNK Logistik GmbH has rented a storage space of almost 2,000 sqm in the North Rhine-Westphalian Troisdorf, which is part of a 50,000 sqm logistics complex. The hall is used for storage and distribution of parcels. The logistics service provider relied on the know-how of Logivest consultants, who marketed the property on behalf of Wertgrund Asset Management GmbH, for a successful location expansion.