Logicor prepares Campus 450 @ DIRFT for the logistics market
01 Dec 2022
Logicor, a leading owner and manager of logistics real estate in Europe, has announced that Campus 450 @ DIRFT will be available to let in Q2 2023, following a comprehensive refurbishment project.
The modern logistics campus offers three detached industrial and logistics warehouses and ancillary areas, totalling c.450,000 sq ft, located on the UK’s premier inter-modal rail connected logistics park - Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT).
DIRFT sits in the ‘Golden Triangle’, the UK’s logistics heartland, providing immediate access to the M1 (J18) and easy access to the M6 / A14 intersection, the M45 and the A5. The new DIRFT rail terminal enables fast freight, port and European connectivity.
The refurbishment of this standout logistics campus has strong ESG credentials and will include LED lighting throughout, EV charging and decarbonisation of the buildings by removing the gas boilers and replacing with air source heat pumps. The scheme is targeting at least BREEAM In Use Very Good rating and an EPC B, with further occupier specific opportunities to install renewables.
DIRFT has an active car sharing community and assisted green travel planning aiming to cut congestion and pollution, while saving money on travel costs.
Established occupiers in the area include Boohoo, Tesco, DHL, Eddie Stobart, M&S and Clipper, as well as being home to the UK’s largest Royal Mail parcel hub.
Anthony McCluskie, Logicor’s Director, Asset Management, comments “Moving goods via rail freight is an important and growing part of the logistics supply chain and allows our customers to quickly and reliably move goods from DIRFT around the UK and Europe– ensuring continuity of supply. The central location of DIRFT from both road and rail perspectives allows occupiers to respond quickly to changing demand and helps reduce carbon emissions through operations and the supply chain.
“Campus 450 is a purpose-built facility offering occupiers a rare opportunity for scale complimentary to multi-service occupation. The buildings have been constructed to a high specification and will be fully refurbished to Grade A standard for occupation early next year.”
DTRE, Knight Frank and Lambert Smith Hampton are retained as letting agents for Campus 450 @ DIRFT.
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