Prologis celebrated the topping out of the first facility at its new Prologis Park Łódź. The roof progress means construction of the 16,500 square meter building is on track for completion in early 2019. The park has the development potential for three facilities totalling 93,000 square meters.
“Over the last few years, Central Poland has significantly strengthened its position across the wider European logistics map. Our new investment in Łódź is located within the boundaries of one of the most prosperous cities in the country, thanks to which it can operate as a desirable Last TouchTM-type facility in the e-commerce sector, enabling fast delivery of goods to consumers,” said Paweł Sapek, Senior Vice President, Country Manager at Prologis Poland. “We believe that Prologis Park Łódź’s location at the crossroads of European transport corridors and its cutting-edge solutions will make it a ready-made solution for the success of our customers.”
Prologis Park Łódź is the first in Poland where the facilities will be designed and developed using 3D BIM (Building Information Modelling) technology. Customers at the park will also receive 24-hour security and maintenance services, as well as a dedicated team of Prologis property managers. It is yet another Prologis park that will benefit from the use of advanced technologies such as smart metering and the Singu FM platform, which, among other features, will enable the estimation of energy consumption, helping cost control and making operations more efficient within the building and the park. Like all new Prologis buildings in Central and Eastern Europe, the park will be submitted for BREEAM accreditation.
The investment is located around the geographical centre of Poland, 12 kilometres to the west from the centre of Łódź, 3 kilometres away from the A1 motorway (which connects Katowice and Gdańsk) and 21 kilometres away from the Stryków node – the intersection of the A1 and A2 motorways that plays the role of European transport corridors. There are public transport stops and a railway siding near the park.
Prologis Park Łódź will complement the Prologis portfolio of logistics real estate in Central Poland, which includes investments in Stryków and Piotrków Trybunalski totalling 262,000 square meters.