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Spec 225,000 sq ft Trafford Park warehouse wins planning

The development by LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) together with development partner Peel Logistics Property will see warehouse development at Phase 2 of Grand Central in Trafford Park.

Work on site will begin this spring for completion in spring 2019.
Owned by Legal & General’s award winning Industrial Property Investment Fund (IPIF), Grand Central is an 8.2-acre logistics and industrial development located in the heart of Trafford Park in Manchester, and is the only site that can accommodate units up to 200,000 sq ft.

Tim Packer, Assistant Fund Manager to Legal & General’s IPIF, said: “With continued strong demand for larger distribution warehouses, this planning consent allows us immediate capacity to satisfy a scale of development not readily available elsewhere on Trafford Park.

“Given its location it is ideally suited for a conventional distributor or a last mile internet fulfilment operator.  We will be in the market for a short period for build to suit development before making a decision on speculative development.
“We expect to begin construction from Q2 onwards to deliver a new facility during Q2 2019.”
GVA and Savills are the retained agents for the scheme.

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