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Start of construction of FIEGE’s new logistics property in Zaandam

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In der neuen FIEGE Niederlassung in Zaandam nördlich von Amsterdam entstehen bis August 2022 rund 43.000 Quadratmeter neue Logistikfläche. (Foto: Fiege)

Zaandam (NL)/ Greven (DE), 26 January 2022 – FIEGE is building a new logistics hub in the province of North Holland. By August 2022, Zaandam, which is north of Amsterdam, will see around 43,000 square metres of warehouse space being built. Excavations started at the end of October 2021. By now, the first piles have been inserted into the ground for the building’s foundation, and construction of the building will begin soon. The facility’s anchor tenant, FIEGE’s Dutch subsidiary Fiege B.V., will use the location to consolidate a large part of its clients’ business and take up the office space for its new head office. Both the general contractor, Goldbeck Nederland B.V. and Clarion Partners Europe, an investment company, are project partners.

The additional new building with its four warehouse sections will be built in the immediate vicinity of FIEGE’s current branch in Zaandam which will remain in operation for future use. The nearby container terminals of the Port of Amsterdam as well as Schiphol airport make this location an ideal hub in one of Europe’s strongest economic regions. “We are thrilled to develop our cutting-edge logistics centre by drawing on the expertise and support from our FIEGE Real Estate team. Construction is progressing precisely according to schedule”, Peter van Dop, Managing Director FIEGE B.V. says.

Certified sustainability standard

The property will be built and certified according to the BREEAM Excellent sustainability standard. “Following close co-ordination with the municipality of Zaanstad, we are called on to adapt the exterior design of the new logistics centre to a modern aesthetic, to create harmony with its natural environment. We are now very much looking forward to our construction project gaining momentum and its implementation in the months to come”, Dop explains. To create an inviting working climate, the building will be infused with natural light and, in a bid to advance electric mobility, will feature multiple EV charging points. Moreover, FIEGE greatly values that the outdoor areas feature native plants.

About FIEGE

The FIEGE Group, headquartered in Greven in Westphalia (Germany), is one of Europe’s most innovative logistics companies. A workforce of over 23,000 employed at 133 locations based in 16 countries back FIEGE and its international operations in core markets across all of Europe, and all the way to Asia. FIEGE is a fifth-generation family business that is regarded as a pioneer of contract logistics. Its modular solutions in Logistics, Digital Services, Real Estate and Ventures form the essence of its business activities. In 2021, the FIEGE Group generated 1.8 billion euros in turnover while overseeing more than four million square metres of logistics space.