John Deere Expands With Prologis in Arlandastad
The logistics real estate company Prologis signed a new agreement with John Deere in Arlandastad, Sweden. The lease, for 6,500 square meters at the logistics facility Prologis Park Arlanda DC6 under construction, is adjacent to the park’s DC3 property, where John Deere already occupies 18,100 square meters. The two premises will be connected using a customized ramp solution. The date of access is February 1, 2023.
John Deere is the world’s largest manufacturer of machinery and equipment for agriculture, forestry and construction. The company has been in business for more than 180 years. In Sweden, John Deere is a well-established brand, especially for tractors and tools.
The American agricultural company signed a contract for 6,500 square meters in the new DC6 building in Arlandastad, which has a total area of 12,000 square meters. This will expand John Deere’s rental area in Prologis Park Arlanda to a total of 25,000 square meters of logistics space.
“The availability of a nearby extra warehouse was required as we expand to support the growing global forestry business. This shall provide us with the space we need to support our customers in the years to come,” says John Hynes, John Deere.
Prologis Park Arlanda DC6 is a state-of-the-art logistics facility with, as is the case for all Prologis’ new logistics buildings, the environmental accreditation of BREEAM “Very good.” The impact from the construction’s carbon emissions was offset through the Cool Earth organization, which protects endangered rainforests.
Tenant adaptations built on a customer-centric approach
As part of the customer-centric adaptation offered by Prologis, an access ramp was designed. The ramp allows seamless business operations between the two properties, which are located next to each other.
“John Deere is an important tenant for Prologis, and we always strive to facilitate the business operations of our tenants in a customer-oriented way. In this case, with our tenant’s business operations being conducted in both DC3 and DC6, we developed an access ramp that connects the two properties. This ensures the continuation of efficient deliveries for John Deere in the Nordic region and Europe,” says Tony Johansson, head of development, Nordics at Prologis.
The expansion is in an area known for its logistically advantageous location and well-developed infrastructure. The Prologis logistics park in Arlandastad is next to the E4 motorway and close to the intersection between the E18 to Oslo and E20 to Gothenburg, thus providing excellent transport opportunities. Only 36 kilometers from Stockholm and 5 kilometers from Arlanda Airport, the park is attractively located for companies that want to reach customers in both the Stockholm area and the rest of the Nordic region.
The additional unit of 5,500 square meters of Prologis Park Arlanda DC6 is still available for lease.