ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today it has leased approximately 20,000 m² of newly-developed distribution space in Wroclaw, Poland, to Acer, a leading global manufacturer of computer systems including the brands Acer, Gateway, Packard Bell and eMachines.
Acer will occupy the space at ProLogis Park Wroclaw III and plans to use the facility as an international distribution center, providing spare parts and light manufacturing services to its customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The facility will bring approximately 200 new jobs to the area. This is the first lease agreement between Acer and ProLogis.
"Locating in southwestern Poland gives Acer the advantage of a central position with excellent access to international highways and airports," said Ben Bannatyne, ProLogis Managing Director in Central and Eastern Europe. "ProLogis Park Wroclaw III is especially well-positioned, making it an attractive location for regional and international distribution operations."
ProLogis Park Wroclaw III comprises four buildings with a total of approximately 135,000 mm². In addition to Acer, ProLogis customers at the park include Curylo Asterix, DHL, Emperia Holding, Intercars, Jees Polska, Pol Mat, Selena, Sonoco Poland and Uldo.
"This new facility will give us the scale needed to cover our operations throughout the entire EMEA region," said Mario Fazio, Director of Customer Service for Acer Group. "Our commitment to this location is a clear sign of the detailed attention we put into widening our services within fast-developing Eastern European markets. With dedicated customer service and advanced technological products, we are able to offer an inclusive approach in meeting the needs of our customers."
With a 2.2-million-m² portfolio, ProLogis is one of the largest providers of distribution space in Poland. The company owns and manages four distribution parks in the Wroclaw area comprising approximately 371,000 m².