MLP Group has signed another agreement with the general contractor W.P.I.P to further expand the MLP Poznań West project in Dąbrówka. The general contractor is to build over 43,000 sqm of new space for the developer. The facilities will be built according to the latest trends in the warehouse property market, meeting the BREEAM certification requirement.
MLP Poznań West in Dąbrówka is a logistics complex launched in 2019, all its existing facilities constructed by the Poznań-based general contractor W.P.I.P. The first facility of 8,800 sqm for InPost, complete with a sorting area and cross-docking warehouse, was placed in service in 2019, followed in 2020 by another one comprising of manufacturing and warehouse space of 12,000 sqm. Currently nearing completion is a third facility with a total area of nearly 8,500 sqm to be equipped with a freezer store containing an advanced fast freezing chamber.
Now, the developer has awarded another contract to W.P.I.P covering two more buildings with an area of over 43,000 sqm. The construction works are due to commence still in July, their completion having been scheduled for the first quarter of 2022.
This is already a seventh project to be carried out by MLP Group jointly with W.P.I.P. In addition to MLP Poznań West, other projects built by the general contractor for the developer include facilities in Gliwice, Mokronos and Koninek. In total, by the end of the first quarter of 2022 W.P.I.P. will have delivered nearly 90,000 sqm of space for MLP Group.
“Our MLP Poznań West logistics centre in Dąbrówka is very popular among tenants from Poland and abroad. We are not afraid of speculative building. We are convinced that before the end of construction, all free space will be leased. We focus on high quality, therefore we cooperate with recognized and proven business partners. Once again, we entrust our MLP Poznań West project to W.P.I.P. This General Contractor proved to be extremely modern and flexible, able to adapt to our requirements and needs at every stage of implementation,” said Radosław T. Krochta, President of the Management Board of MLP Group S.A.
W.P.I.P. is a fast-growing family business focused on designer and general contractor services for warehouse, manufacturing and office space, including smart buildings. It is also an expert at building and equipping technologically advanced and sustainable industrial facilities with solutions meeting high environmental standards.
All the existing facilities of MLP Poznań West have been certified under the BREEAM In-Use International scheme. This means that the buildings have been constructed in line with the principles of sustainability, and will remain friendly to both the environment and occupants throughout their life cycle. The BREEAM certification scheme is currently one of the most commonly applied methods for assessing buildings in terms of their environmental performance and functionality.
“We are extremely pleased to have MLP Group’s continued trust as demonstrated by another jointly implemented project. Every project brings a new set of challenges, which we are able to effectively deal with based on our partnership and mutual understanding. The modern construction approach we have adopted relying on the BIM methodology, the concept of sustainability and pro-environmental solutions is our common goal. We know how vital it is to efficiently respond to the needs of our clients, both the developer and target group of tenants, so that the entire construction process and later use of the facilities are satisfactory to all parties involved,” said Janusz Signetzki, Vice President of the Management Board of W.P.I.P.
MLP Poznań West is a state-of-the-art distribution centre conveniently located on the western side of Poznań, at the S11 expressway and only 7 km from the A2 motorway and S11 junction. The centre focuses primarily on e-commerce, logistics, distribution and light industrial production companies. Ultimately, it will offer approximately 133,000 sqm of cutting-edge warehouse and office space.