WARSAW (17 May 2016) – Prologis, Inc., the global leader in logistics real estate, today announced that it has signed lease agreements with arvato Polska for 30,835 square metres at Prologis Park Błonie. The transactions include a lease renewal for 22,510 square metres and a new lease for 8,325 square metres of additional distribution space.
Arvato Polska is a part of Bertelsmann, the third-largest media corporation in the world. Since 1994, the company has provided comprehensive outsourcing services within three solution groups: SCM (Supply Chain Management), CRM (multichannel customer service) and FS (professional financial services).
“Our partnership with arvato Polska began 12 years ago, when the company leased 4,100 square metres of industrial space at Prologis Park Błonie,” said Zbigniew Smyczyński, leasing manager, Prologis Poland. “We are glad that our long-term customer appreciates the strengths of this park, which ensures an easier distribution of goods across the entire Warsaw metropolitan area and access to the nearby ring roads, which connect the north and south regions of the country."
“Due to a dynamic development of current projects as well as acquiring new customers, we have taken a decision to expand within Prologis Park Błonie. Important to us is the quality of the buildings and the location, which, with its easy access, offers proximity to the local workforce”, said Lidia Ratajczak-Kluck, SCM SG Director, arvato Polska.
Prologis Park Błonie is a modern distribution park that comprises seven facilities totalling 152,000 square metres of industrial space. It is located on Road DK92, which connects Western and Eastern Europe, and is 8 kilometres from the A2.
With its active engagement in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, and a portfolio totalling 4.3 million square metres, Prologis is the leading provider of distribution facilities in Central and Eastern Europe (as of 31 March 2016).