Developer db symmetry has announced two major deals with food retailers. The Co-op Food Group has signed up for a purpose-built 661,000sq ft regional distribution centre at Symmetry Park Biggleswade while Iceland Foods has taken a 221,000sq ft speculatively-built warehouse at Symmetry Park Swindon (pictured). The Co-op unit has been let on a 20-year lease and, once complete, will create 1,200 jobs. Construction of the unit, which is intended to support the Co-op’s expansion plans in the South of England, […]
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