Take-up of large warehouses in 2017 fell by 36% compared to the year before, according to new research from property agent JLL. The company’s ‘UK Big Box Industrial and Logistics Market’ report found that 15.4 million ft2 of good quality Grade A space was leased or sold during the year in buildings above 100,000 ft2. This was 11% below the average for the last 10 years but in line with the five-year average. Despite last year’s fall, around 7 million […]
Great Bear Distribution has said a large new DC it is to set up at Markham Vale, Chesterfield, will create a “significant” number of new jobs.
Next year the speculation surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU becomes a reality. In the first of a series of briefings for members following several meetings with government ministers and officials, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett looks at the knowns and unknowns of Brexit.
Pall-Ex member FTS Hatswell wants to expand its storage capacity further since moving into bigger premises in June last year. It moved into the new 67,500ft² warehouse in on the Deeside industrial estate in Flintshire last summer, extending its operation that was previously based there and increasing its storage capacity to 185,000ft² over three sites. Financial director Colin Broster said the additional space is already “more or less full” since the firm won new customers and received increased business from […]