Prologis has begun construction of a new 23,710 square metre build-to-suit facility at Prologis Park Prague-Rudna for VAFO PRAHA, the Czech family-owned pet food producer. With construction of Building 19, the park will be fully developed and will comprise almost 250,000 square meters of distribution space.
VAFO, a current Prologis customer at the park, will move from its current premises in Building 6. The lease on Building 19, facilitated by Cushman & Wakefield, will begin in the second quarter of 2018.
“Prologis Park Prague-Rudna has been filling up fast since we acquired it in September 2014, with existing customers expanding and new customers taking advantage of the park’s superior infrastructure and excellent connectivity,” said Martin Baláž, director of leasing and development, Prologis Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The new building will serve as a distribution centre with a monthly turnover of 25,000 pallets of pet food. To accommodate VAFO’s requirements, the floors of the facility will be equipped with inductive wire guidance systems; the rest of the building will be constructed to Prologis standards, with sustainable design features including cool roofs and LED energy-efficient lighting.
Prologis Park Prague-Rudna is 20 kilometres from the Prague city centre and 12 kilometres from Prague International Airport, directly off Exit 5 on the D5 motorway.