ProLogis, a leading global provider of distribution facilities and services, announced today that it has signed two leases in ProLogis Park Le Havre totaling 430,556 square feet (40,000 m2) with Gefco, the logistics branch of PSA Peugeot â€“ Citroen Group.
Gefcoâ€™s first lease for an 86,111 square foot (8,000 m2) building will commence at the end of this month. The second facility, a build to suit totaling 344,445 square feet (32,000 m2) will be completed at the end of the year. Both state-of-the-art facilities will be used for the packaging of spare automotive parts for export.
ProLogis Park Le Havre is located along the A13/131 highways connecting Paris with Le Havre and is four miles from the Le Havre port terminal. Le Havre will continue to grow due to the demand for modern logistics operations with access to an international shipping port as well as domestic rail service. ProLogis plans to continue development in the park to meet customer demand.
According to Ranald Hahn, Senior Vice President for ProLogis, â€œWe are pleased that Gefco has chosen ProLogis and Le Havre for their part exporting facility. Gefcoâ€™s presence in Le Havre is the result of ProLogis and Le Havre authorities working together to provide the highest quality and most modern logistics park possible.â€