Panattoni and s.Oliver Group celebrated the inauguration ceremony in the new Würzburg Ost logistics park. The s.Oliver Group will install its central logistics service center for Europe there.
- A symbolic inauguration ceremony in Dettelbach near Würzburg marked the start of construction work on the new Würzburg Ost logistics park.
- s.Oliver Group enters the first phase of construction and establishes a central logistics service center for operations in Europe.
- Completion of the logistic property is expected in early 2023.
On 21 March 2022 Panattoni celebrated the symbolic opening ceremony of the Panattoni Park Würzburg Ost in Dettelbach, Bavaria, together with the international fashion and lifestyle group s.Oliver Bernd Freier GmbH & Co. KG, based in Rottendorf. In addition to the representatives of the s.Oliver Group and Panattoni, the mayor of the city of Dettelbach, Matthias Bielek, the district administrator Tamara Bischof, district office of Kitzingen, and representatives of the general contractor Goldbeck were present on site.
New logistics park with a total area of 164,000 square meters
Panattoni’s Würzburg Ost logistics park is under construction on a 164,000 m2 site with two independent buildings and a total usable area of approximately 97,500 m2. From this, s.Oliver has an area of 78,050 m2. This is spread over 72,250 square meters of hall, 3,800 square meters of offices and social spaces and 2,000 square meters of mezzanine. The height of the pavilion is 12.20m UKB, plus 16 truck parking spaces and 234 outdoor parking spaces. In terms of sustainable construction, the developer is aiming for DGNB Gold certification for the entire park. Special property requirements, interior design and intralogical planning are the responsibility of the s.Oliver Group and are established together with Miebach Consulting.
In addition to an increased floor load, modern and technically sophisticated equipment with extensive intralogistics installations is planned for the logistics area, which is adapted to the needs of the s.Oliver user and requires high demands on the building technology. Among other things, the installation of a pick-up tower and a hanging goods warehouse is planned.
s.Oliver Group establishes a central distribution warehouse
With the establishment in the Panattoni Park Würzburg Ost, the s.Oliver Group is setting up a central distribution warehouse for its corporate activities in Europe. The new Logistics Service Center represents an important future project and a pillar of the corporate strategy, with which the group intends to focus even more on the final consumer and his needs. With the acquisition of the areas of the Panattoni logistics park, more offices will be merged and the logistics processes will be modernized and further developed through the maximum possible use of data and automation. End customers, self-managed areas and business partners are provided from a single source. The capabilities of the logistics center are designed for approximately 60 million parts. The company plans to provide and process returns for customers in the B2B and B2C segments for the s.Oliver, QS by s.Oliver, comma and Liebeskind Berlin brands at the headquarters.
Oliver Hein, Chief Operating Officer of s.Oliver Group, says: “Especially in today’s world, when the global political situation is unfortunately becoming more and more confusing, well-organized logistics with short delivery times will play a decisive role in staying able. to act. The decision in favor of the Dettelbach office is to be understood as a clear commitment to the region, for which we take responsibility as a major employer “.
Attractive location for the new logistics park
Tamara Bischof, District Administrator, Kitzingen District Office, comments on the project as follows: “We are proud and happy to have won a global company for our district with the s.Oliver Group. The decision for Dettelbach and thus for the Kitzingen district once again underlines the attractiveness of our sales office ”.
“The Panattoni Park Würzburg Ost, including the s.Oliver site, represents an important added value for the Dettelbach sales office and for our East industrial area. In addition to the revitalization of uncultivated land, the community benefits from the creation of new jobs with one of the most important regional employers “, explains Matthias Bielek, Mayor of Dettelbach, represented at the inauguration by Deputy Mayor Herbert Holzapfel.
Good connection to federal highway interchanges
The new Panattoni logistics park is centrally located between the Nuremberg and Frankfurt am Main business locations and has excellent connections to the A3 federal motorway and the two A3 / A7 and A3 / A81 motorway junctions. The property is the former production site of Wanit-Fulgurit GmbH for facades and roof panels as well as for plastic profiles. Due to the industrial history of the area, soil contamination had to be addressed in advance and some corrective measures taken. At the end of 2021 Panattoni started the complete dismantling of the existing buildings. The developer will begin construction of buildings in mid-2022, with completion scheduled for early 2023. The s.Oliver distribution center will go into operation in 2024.
“In Dettelbach we are carrying out one of the largest projects within a dynamic and attractive logistics and economic region, as well as one of our largest projects in all of Germany. We are particularly pleased to welcome the s.Oliver Group as a tenant. With the joint innovation, we are taking an important step towards the realization of the park, which represents not only a gain for the future user, but also for the community. We would like to thank in particular the s.Oliver Group and the community for the excellent collaboration “, says Fred-Markus Bohne, Managing Partner of Panattoni.
The second phase of construction is still available to tenants and includes a usable area of 19,480 m², including 17,500 m² of logistics, 880 m² of office and social space and 1,100 m² of mezzanine. The hall height is 12.20m UKB, there are also 8 truck parking spaces and 105 cars. Immolox GmbH and CBRE Frankfurt are responsible for marketing the second construction phase.