Warsaw, 30 July 2013 – Colliers International, a leading advisor in the commercial real estate market, has represented Castorama Polska, one of the largest distributors of complete solutions in the construction industry and home and garden equipment in Poland in leasing a distribution center in Central Poland.
Colliers International acted as an exclusive agent of Castorama Polska in brokering the lease of warehouse space which is to be built in Stryków. The project will be developed by Panattoni Europe, on a plot of about 12 hectares and designed according to the specific needs of Castorama Polska Sp. z o.o. Build-to-suit project will offer a total of 50,000 m2. The opening of the new facility is scheduled for February 2014.
“We are proud to have represented Castorama Polska Sp. z o.o. in the process of leasing new distribution center. Long-term cooperation has allowed us to get to know the needs of our customer and to select the optimal location and preliminary design concept of the building. The new center will be perfectly fitted to the requirements of the tenant who puts great emphasis not only on the functionality of the building, but also on its quality.” - comments Małgorzata Zbróg, Associate Director at Colliers International, one of the brokers responsible for the transaction.
“The location we have chosen for our client is the central point of the company’s distribution routes.” - adds Maciej Chmielewski, Partner at Colliers International, Director at Industrial and Logistics Agency.
“Opening of a new central warehouse is related with our rapid development in recent years. As the largest DIY retailer in Poland we need a logistics center tailored to our requirements. It is an important element of the business strategy of Castorama which assumes the effective management of the various sources of supply and constant increase of operational excellence of our stores. The center in Stryków will help us to optimize the storage and transport costs in the supply chain. From the point of view of our Customers it will further enhance the current availability of our wide range of products, always at the best price.” – says Dariusz Barszczewski, Logistics Director, Castorama Polska.