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Fiege and LIP Invest build new logistics center for growing healthcare business – eCommerce Magazin

LIP Invest and Fiege will build a new logistics center with an investment of around 50 million euros in Zülpich in North Rhine-Westphalia, southwest of Cologne. On August 3rd, the Munich-based investment house LIP Invest and the Logistics provider Fiege The start of construction was celebrated with representatives of the city of Zülpich, the architecture office Jürgen Schlake and the general contractor Goldbeck International. The one in the district of Euskirchen 54,000 square meter multi-user center should be completed in summer 2021. Fiege will operate the new building for various customers and rent the property on a long-term basis.

Healthcare is a growing business area

“The construction will be completed in just under a year. Then Zülpich becomes one new important branch for our growing Healthcare division, ”says Jan Fiege, Managing Director Real Estate. “The property in Zülpich fitted in very well with our requirement profile, it is conveniently located, close to the A1 and A61 motorways.” From Zülpich, Fiege will supply healthcare facilities across Europe, such as hospitals and medical product retailers, with the products of various customers from the pharmaceutical sector.

The new building will be constructed with five separate hall sections. One of these units is also designed for the storage of hazardous substances. On the 100,000 square meters of land A total of around 300 truck and car parking spaces are planned. The building law permits extensive 24 hour / 7 day use. The building is to be supplied via 38 ramp gates and several gates at ground level.

Focus on sustainability in the new Fiege building

LIP and Fiege attach great importance to sustainability. With highly efficient LED lighting, charging infrastructure for electromobility, intelligent building control technology and an efficient energy concept, the aim is to operate the system in a climate-friendly manner. Certification according to DGNB Gold is also planned.

“We are very pleased to be able to further diversify and expand our” LIP Real Estate Investment Fund – Logistics Germany II “launched in 2019 with the high-quality property at one of the most attractive logistics locations in Germany with one of the leading logistics companies as a user,” reports Bodo Hollung , Partner and managing director of LIP Invest. The financial services provider specializing in logistics real estate received legal support from Reius, Ebner Stolz from tax, Drees & Sommer technical and EnviroSustain with the ESG analysis in a forward funding structure.

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