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Colliers advisor to DeA Capital Real Estate on the lease of Verona Urban Warehouse

The last-mile logistics asset of 25,000 sqm has been leased to a major operator in the food sector with a long-term contract.

 

13 January 2022 – Colliers Italia acted as advisor to the GO Italia VII Fund managed by DeA Capital Real Estate SGR S.p.A. and fully invested by BentallGreenOak on the lease of Verona Urban Warehouse, a last-mile logistics asset located on Via Palazzina in the Verona urban area. The tenant is a major operator in the food sector that has signed a long-term contract.

The asset is strategically located to provide thorough coverage of Verona, and is very well connected to the Transpolesana motorway, the Turin-Trieste motorway and the Valerio Catullo airport. The property has an area of approximately 25,000 sqm and is characterised by a large number of loading bays, flexible spaces, offices and an ambitious LEED Gold energy certification, due in part to its LED-based lighting and photovoltaic system.

"This transaction stands out for the speed of its execution, coinciding with the completion of construction, and is the result of the work done by a closely knit, highly professional team, but also of the dynamic nature of the asset class and, above all, of the fast-moving consumer goods segment. Even in logistics, the sustainability of the asset and its high energy efficiency are elements appreciated and recognised by the most qualified tenants,” stated Faustino Musicco, Head of Logistics, Last Mile & Data Centers, Colliers Italy.

 

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