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With this lease, Prologis:
- Supports an e-commerce pure player in its logistics activity
- Demonstrates its ongoing ability to play a major role in e-commerce logistics needs
Paris, 18 January 2018 - Prologis Inc., the global leader in logistics real estate, today announced a lease agreement of some 80,000 square metres with Cdiscount, a French e-commerce, broad-offer discount retailer, at Prologis Park Moissy Chanteloup. Cdiscountis the e-commerce component of Casino Group. In order to support their growing commercial activities and develop the company’s network in the south of Ile-de-France, Cdiscount will conduct its activity across four buildings comprising nearly 20,500 square meters each.
A strategic site for Cdiscount The buildings will primarily support sales growth, but they will also bring inventory closer to buyers to speed up delivery. “Excellent logistics is a key element for e-commerce success, and we must maintain an irreproachable quality of service to retain the e-consumer. This implies constantly optimizing distribution schemes, efficient information systems and flexible organizations, while always looking at minimizing costs,” said Pierre-Yves Escarpit, operation director, Cdiscount . "The Prologis logistics site at Moissy p meets our needs perfectly, both in terms of building quality and that of the park itself. Another decisive factor is La Poste's onsite presence for the shipment of parcels. This is an ideal strategic combination, enabling us to work in ‘industrial mode’, integrating our daily collections with our deadline administration. These are important assets to for us to apply a higher standard to our logistics activity.”
Lease renewal of La Poste at Moissy Chanteloup Prologis also announced a lease renewal today with La Poste for a 33,620 square metre building at Moissy Chanteloup Park.
The renewal highlights the park’s status as a desirable location for e-commerce companies. “We are excited about the arrival of Cdiscount in our customer portfolio. Their presence at our park confirms the relevance of our offering, strengthening our role in providing logistics solutions for pure players and ecommerce. Excellent teamwork stood at the base of securing the Cdiscount and La Poste lease agreements for a total of 120,000 square metre of logistics platforms at the Chanteloup Park,“ said Cécile Tricault, country manager, Prologis France.
JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle) advised Prologis and Cdiscount in this transaction.
Le Parc de Chanteloup Located approximately 30 kilometers south of Paris in the communes of Moissy-Cramayel and Combs-laVille (77), Prologis Park de Chanteloup is a fully enclosed site that is monitored site 24 hours a day. Comprised of 10 Class-A buildings representing a total of approximately 240,000 square metre of storage space, this logistics park meets all regulatory requirements and benefits from an Environmental Quality Charter (EQ).
Ideal in terms of accessibility, the Parc de Chanteloup is directly connected to La Francilienne, in the immediate vicinity of the A5 motorway, close to the A4 and the A6. In addition, the park is near the RER D Lieusaint Station and benefits from Prologis shuttles for the RER Site/ Station route.
Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of September 30, 2017, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 64 million square meters in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,200 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.
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