News Article development industrial logistics MDC2 Poland Silesia
by Property Forum | Industrial

Poland-based warehouse and industrial developer MDC² has acquired a new development site that will accommodate a warehouse and logistics project in the Upper Silesia region, located in Gliwice at the intersection of the A1 and A4 motorways. MDC² Park Gliwice will comprise 52,000 sqm of modern and environmentally sustainable warehouse and logistics space.

MDC² Park Gliwice will be a three-building complex with flexible modules responding to the needs of retail, e-commerce and manufacturing clients. The investment plot covers 13.4 hectares and is located in one of the most strategic sites in the Gliwice area.

MDC² Park Gliwice will be designed and built with sustainability and ESG as core principles. MDC² construction team is aiming to ensure the site will be certified to BREEAM New Construction Excellent as standard. The design will give tenants an outdoor sports facility on site as well as innovative green areas.

ESG is a cornerstone of MDC² ‘s strategy - all buildings developed by the company are meeting the best practices and requirements of sustainable construction i.e. 95% of construction materials per project are recyclable, roofs of its buildings are designed to be PV ready, all projects are aimed to be certified BREEAM New Construction Excellent.

“Upper Silesia is one of the most attractive warehouse regions in Poland with a growing interest among tenants. MDC² Park Gliwice brings to this market a mix of key attributes desired by tenants - flexible space and great location offering good connectivity and access to the labour force. We are also pleased to have a well-established investor on board that will bring valuable know-how and market knowledge to this project,” said Katarzyna Dudzik, Development Director at MDC² responsible for Southern Poland.

Commencement of construction works is planned for Q3 2021, with completion expected in Q2 2022. MDC² is building the entire project on a speculative basis, given their confidence in the project and market.

“We see great potential in the logistics sector which continued to thrive during the pandemic, boosted by such trends as the expansion of e-commerce and relocation of supply chains to the CEE region. All this leads us to believe in the success of this investment,” said Hadley Dean, Founder of MDC².