Farmfoods fulfils urgent UK expansion need with seamless relocation to Logicor Solihull 262
22 Apr 2022
Rapid growth in Farmfoods’ frozen food business left the company with an urgent need to expand its UK distribution facilities. The company’s existing space next to Logicor Solihull 262 was in the right place but could not accommodate its immediate or long-term needs.
Recognising Farmfoods’ urgent need for more long-term space, we worked closely with them to quickly identify the best solution. Investigating the specification of the warehouse to suit the company’s chilled food operations was crucial, as was a quick turnaround.
As soon as we understood their requirements, we knew that our neighbouring Solihull 262 facility was the ideal space. The 262,114 sq ft distribution facility was nearing the end of its current lease and would be available in time to suit Farmfoods’ short timeline, meaning the move wouldn’t interfere with operations.
Already being in the area, Farmfoods knew the location well. Logicor Solihull 262’s prime Midlands logistics location perfectly suited the company’s distribution needs, providing an excellent strategic link to the wider national motorway network via its close proximity to J4 of the M52 and the intersection with the M40 at J3A.
In addition, the frozen food specialists could quickly and easily relocate their stock and current workforce while starting the recruitment process for further staff to support the expansion.
Farmfoods was able to seamlessly relocate and expand its operations in a location perfect for its business growth and long-term expansion plans, taking a new 20-year lease with Logicor.
Anthony McCluskie, Logicor’s Director, Asset Management, UK, comments: “To secure a long-term lease at Solihull 262 shows our customer’s dedication to the area and the local workforce. Farmfoods’ ‘can-do’ team enabled the new lease to be signed just 14 days after the previous tenant vacated. We were delighted to accommodate their expansion requirements and we look forward to a long-term relationship with this market-leading occupier.”
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