VGP fund designs 25,000-foot business park on Coca-Cola site

New major investment in the capital of the province. Belgian equity fund VGP Parks prepare to build More than 25,000 meters of complex on the land occupied by old Coca-Cola factory It’s on the Ocaña road in Alicante, which hasn’t been used since the bottling plant closed in 2014. commercial, industrial and logistics activities for last mile delivery, According to the information provided by the company through its website, it is already announcing the project in order to seek tenants.

Thus, the future VGP Park Alicante, as the firm says, 41,802 square meters of landplans to build a ship that will have 25,410 square meters of leasable area, which would make it one of the largest facilities of this type in the region. To give you an idea of ​​its dimensions, it is three times the space the ship can use. Amazon it has around 8,000 meters, or more than twice the newly minted ‘hive’. MercadonaBuilt on a land of 19.000 m2, 10.000 m2 .

The land on which the facilities will be built belonged to the Valencian business family. Gomez-Trenorone of the shareholders of the Coca-Cola factory occupying the land, and who closed in 2014, in the process merger of different bottlers The Spanish later merged with other Europeans. Three years after its closure, the factory was demolished and the site was razed to facilitate its sale, but no buyers have been found so far.

VGP Parks is a specialized company. investment in industrial and logistics real estate assets It is available in 16 European countries, which already have nine facilities across Spain similar to the ones they want to build in Alicante, and in addition to two projects in Burgos and Bilbao, where La Naval has just begun work to recycle its old shipyards. .

As explained on the website, Alicante facilities, which stand out with their location close to the city, main highways, port and airport, Rental modules from 3,000 to 24,000 square meters. Or, to put it another way, the firm is open to both leasing it piecemeal and contracting with a major operator. The facilities will also have a large parking area for heavy and light vehicles.

The area of ​​the Ocaña highway has been in recent years. epicenter of the boom in logistics facilities Around the city of Alicante, before the development of electronic commerce and home delivery. In addition to Amazon or Mercadona, other operators such as Integrados or GLS have also built their warehouses on the same site, and the Montepino fund is planning another warehouse for firm XPO. Despite this emergence, CBRE report claimed to have Hidden demand in the city of more than 50,000 meters Square meters of this type of facilities, as the existing industrial buildings do not meet the required standards for this activity.

Source: Informacion


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