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John Lewis signs for new customer delivery hub

Department store group John Lewis has become the first company to sign for a unit at a new urban logistics development called South Central in Nursling, Southampton.

The retailer has signed a pre-let for a 46,000 sq ft .com customer delivery hub. The new build-to-suit facility will provide John Lewis with additional capacity to service the City of Southampton and wider south coast region.

The South Central development comprises three facilities totalling 202,000 sq ft. John Lewis’ facility will be completed by September 2018.  Construction of the two other facilities (117,000 sq ft and 39,000 sq ft) is underway on a speculative basis and they are expected to be completed by May 2018.

Lambert Smith Hampton and Jones Lang LaSalle acted for Peel Logistics Property who are developing the site. Colliers acted for John Lewis.

Image credit: Peel Logistics Property.

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