L-SHOP-TEAM, a leading company in Germany’s textile industry, has signed a lease contract totalling 56,500 sqm of space at MLP Unna Logistics Park, a landmark project of MLP Group’s expansion programme in Germany. The project, featuring numerous modern functionalities, will comprise a fully-automated warehouse, office and social areas, including modern and flexible workplace amenities for the employees, among them a canteen and a kindergarten.
The lease contract with L-SHOP-TEAM is a significant transaction sealed by the Polish industrial developer as part of its growth plan in Germany and Austria. The tenant, a leading name in the German textile industry, will lease 56,500 sqm of new developed space at MLP Unna Logistics Park, comprising approx. 52,000 sqm of warehouse & logistics space, including a fully automated warehouse of approx. 12,000 sqm.
Brockhoff Immobilien acted as the intermediary real estate advisor in the transaction.
The project will also feature office and social facilities of an area of approx. 3,000 sqm, containing a modern and flexible workplace office concept, a canteen and a kindergarten.
The project will be delivered together with a parking lot for approximately 220 vehicles. The Logistics Park is located in a close vicinity of the Dortmund Airport (ca. 10 km) with direct visibility from the A44 highway.
“The partnership with L-SHOP-TEAM is a priority project for us and proves our established position among Europe’s leading commercial developers. The contract also demonstrates the appreciation of our business partners, seeing MLP Group as a solid and reliable developer, delivering tailor-made solutions,” said Patrick Kurowski, Country Manager Germany & Austria of MLP Group S.A.
“Our strategic objective is to step up the expansion efforts in Germany as our core market, and the recent transactions are a perfect illustration of this,” added Radosław T. Krochta, CEO and President of the Management Board of MLP Group S.A.
L-SHOP-TEAM offers an extraordinary selection of advertising, sports, business and working apparel. . Among its customers are commercial resellers as well as value add enterprises such as textile printing and embroideries. Its product portfolio includes 105 well-known apparel brands and over 5,900 articles. The company is a leading brand in the German textile wholesaler industry. L-SHOP-TEAM has been a family-run company for 38 years, committed to fostering strong employee relations.
„Our current headquarters and the logistics centre are located in Dortmund. It was a challenge to identify a suitable site with over 100,000 sqm, which would also fit our financing structure. What was however most important, is the proximity to Dortmund and the most effective workplace transition for the employees, as our employees stand for the success of L-SHOP-TEAM. We are very satisfied with the professional cooperation with MLP Group, who provided a tailor made solution to suit our needs,” – explains Jörg Bittorf, Managing Director of L-SHOP-TEAM GmbH.
MLP Unna Logistics Park is situated on a 12.5-hectare site. The park is located in Unna, in North Rhine-Westphalia, within the Ruhr metropolitan area, one of Europe’s largest logistics regions.
“Our growth plan focuses on the key logistics regions in Germany, with further projects currently under preparation, planned in the regions of Berlin, the Ruhr, the Rhineland, and the Greater Munich area. We are confident that L-SHOP TEAM is the first of many successful transactions in the years to come, strengthening our position on the German market,” Mr Kurowski added.