The Greater London Authority (GLA) has appointed Savills to help it balance the need for housing and industrial land in the capital. Savills will create an investment strategy to encourage intensive land use, through multi-storey warehousing and mixed-use projects – the GLA is considering using part of its £250m Land Fund, created last December, for this purpose. Rory Brooke, Savills’ head of economics, said the aim is to create the same amount of floorspace and capacity on less land, freeing […]
Online retailer Shop Direct – owner of the Very and Littlewoods brands – is to open a 500,000 ft2 automated fulfilment centre near Castle Donington in Leicestershire.
Panther Warehousing launched three new services at the Metapack Delivery Conference earlier this week.