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Goodman extends its global partnership with Decathlon signing two built-to-suit facilities in China

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Goodman Group (Goodman or Group), the global integrated property group, which owns, develops and manages industrial space, is pleased to announce that it has signed two new lease agreements with Decathlon, a leading global retailer of sports apparel and equipment headquartered in France, for a combined 157,000 sqm of built-to-suit logistics space.

The transactions include the development of an 85,000 sqm built-to-suit facility at Goodman Hannan Logistics Park in Wuhan, Hubei Province and a 72,000 sqm built-to-suit facility at Goodman Hunnan Logistics Centre in Shenyang, Liaoning Province. 

Bruno Thellier, Chief Technical Officer of Decathlon said, "As our business continues to grow, we are conscious of securing efficient warehousing facilities to scale up our distribution capability. We are pleased to have a reliable partner like Goodman to provide us with quality and innovative warehousing solutions to support our growth.”

In March, Goodman announced the signing of a 40,000 sqm logistics facility in San Esteve Sesrovires, near Barcelona. The total site area is just under 60,000 sqm and includes extensive manoeuvring areas and parking spaces for cars and trucks. Guillermo Ravell, Country Manager of Goodman in Spain, said, “We are delighted to be under development the largest project in the Barcelona area in the last 6 years”  

Philip Pearce, Goodman Executive Director said, “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Decathlon and to be their logistics solutions partner of choice as they continue to expand their business. The new leases with Decathlon reflect Goodman’s proactive, ongoing engagement with our customers, through design and development of built-to-suit logistics facilities.”

Goodman has a strong relationship with Decathlon in China, having signed three previous pre-lease agreements totally more than 169,000 sqm.

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For further information, please contact Goodman:
Christopher Flores
Communications Manager CE
+32 2 451 42 08
Christopher.Flores@goodman.com