Lille is France’s fourth-largest city and the largest city in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. Close to the border of Belgium and just 70 miles from Brussels, Lille has a population of about 1 million.
Euralille, a large urban renewal project that has grown into France’s third-largest business district, sits at the junction of the passenger train lines that connect Brussels, Paris and London.
Lille offers logistics companies the ability to reach 78 million European consumers with a combined disposable income of €1.5 trillion Euros within a 300-kilometer radius. Demand for warehouses and industrial properties is driven by consumption in France and Belgium.
Rivers and canals connect Lille to ocean ports, such as Dunkirk and Rotterdam. The Port of Lille is the third-largest inland port in France. Its trimodal facility—accessible by water, train and road—makes Lille an important hub for regional distribution.
Prologis operates industrial property and warehouses in the Lille region.