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Knight Webb Hands Over New 90,000 sq ft Built to Suit Fulfilment Centre for Waitrose

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Knight Webb are pleased to announce the completion on-time, on-budget of  a brand new 90,000 sq ft Build-to-Suit Fulfillment constructed for UK leading Supermarket retailer Waitrose.

The BREEAM excellent rated building situated in Coulsdon, South London was developed on behalf of logistics development specialist Evander Properties. The project constitutes a total investment of £30 million and serves as the retailers very first bespoke e-fulfillment centre creating over 600 jobs.

The deal was signed back in October 2013 after a complex site assembly and acquisition process.  Evander is backed by British Airways Pension Fund who will own the completed development.

The project represents the second transaction inside 18 months between the parties.  Knight Webb on behalf of Evander also completed a 420,000 sq ft regional distribution centre also purpose built for Waitrose in April 2012 at their Matrix Park development in Chorley, Lancashire.

Commenting on the announcement Knight Webb Director Richard Webb said “We are pleased to be part of the Waitrose success story once again. Repeat business is the best business and this project further cements our position within the Evander-Waitrose project delivery chain and underscores our ability to respond quickly to our customer’s requirements”