CBRE, the world leader in commercial real estate services, has brokered a long-term lease for a production and logistics warehousefor PHOENIX lékárenský velkoobchod s.r.o. A new F1 warehouse was built as part of the CTPark Brno project based on the specific requirements of the pharmaceutical wholesale trader, PHOENIX, occupying an area of more than 12,000 sq m. The hall became fully operational in January 2018. CTP Invest is the owner and supplier of built-to-suit solutions (BTS).
CBRE provided comprehensive services for its client, from finding a suitable location and conducting a tender among developers to managing the negotiation of technical and commercial conditions to signing a lease. The F1 warehouse was built as a BTS project to fit the specific requirements of a pharmaceutical wholesale trader and completed in December 2017. “It wasn’t easy to find a space suitable for the specific requirements that are linked to pharmaceutical logistics. We’re very pleased that the project came into fruition and the warehouse was completed in record time. It’s also in a strategic location in Brno, which greatly simplifies our expansion plans for providing logistics services to Slovakia and the rest of Central and Eastern Europe,” said Petr Dvořák, Sales Director of PHOENIX Pharmaceutical Wholesale, s.r.o. The total area of PHOENIX’s new production and logistics centre is 12,285 sq m.
Jarmila Bartonová, Industrial Consultant at CBRE added:
"We’re very pleased that PHOENIX confided their trust and chose us as a partner for this project. It was definitely a complicated one in terms of the complexity of the processes. The warehouse had to meet very strict technical and safety requirements, because of the completely new and advanced technologies that were installed in the centre. This was an example of great cooperation between all involved parties."
The developer project CTPark Brno is situated on a plot of 89 hectares and enjoys an excellent location near the centre of Brno on the D1 motorway between Prague and Ostrava. Currently, 2 industrial buildings with a total leasable area of 17,000 sq m are available and another construction of up to 150,000 sq m is planned. The advantage is good access to the Brno International Airport and train station. Brno also offers enough university-educated potential employees and is the ideal place for research and development or high-tech manufacturing.
Vít Novák, Regional Director, CTP noted:
"We’ve long been focused on supporting and expanding our customer base in Brno and this cooperation with PHOENIX has shown that this strategy is really successful. CTPark Brno is the largest industrial park in the South Moravian Region. This is one of our most important projects in the Czech Republic together with the Spielberk Office Center, the Ponávka Business Park and the newly-built Vlněna business centre."
PHOENIX lékárenský velkoobchod, s.r.o. is part of the PHOENIX Group, the leading European drug distributor based in Mannheim, Germany. It has been operating on the Czech market since 1992 and has been a long-term leader in the pharmaceutical distribution market in the Czech Republic. The company is also a significant player in providing logistics services to pharmaceutical manufacturers. Drugs and other products worth more than CZK 40 billion per year are delivered to pharmacies, hospitals and pre-wholesale contracts as well as to other distributors in the CEE Region.