Goodman to develop 58,225 sq m for DHL in Sydney

Goodman has announced the development of two new purpose-built facilities in Sydney, Australia, totalling 58,225 sq m for DHL Supply Chain at Oakdale Industrial Estate, in Horsley Park, and the regional road construction commencement of Old Wallgrove Road.

The two facilities will allow DHL to service increasing customer growth in the consumer/ retail and healthcare sectors. Both facilities have been pre-leased on a ten year term, with completion expected in May 2016.

The first development will comprise a 27,145 sq m facility, encompassing a 25,545 sq m warehouse, 1,200 sq m two level office and 151 parking spaces. The building features a contiguous hardstand on the eastern façade, providing a 50 m deep shared hardstand with the neighbouring DHL facility.

The second development will consist of a 31,080 sq m warehouse and distribution facility, with a 29,480 sq m warehouse with full drive-around capability, 1,200 sq m two level office and 200 car parking spaces. Approximately 22,280 sq m of the warehouse will be temperature controlled for the storage of pharmaceutical products.

Goodman General Manager Australia, Jason Little said, “DHL is a significant Goodman customer, currently occupying 252,381 sq m of space across our Australian portfolio. DHL is also one of the Group’s largest customers globally, with a relationship spanning 29 properties across nine countries. We are pleased to be developing the new facilities for DHL at Oakdale Industrial Estate, which demonstrates our close working relationship and understanding of their business needs.”

Oakdale Industrial Estate, is a joint venture site between Goodman and Brickworks. The estate comprises four DHL occupied, purpose-built warehouse facilities and has approximately 17 ha of developable land remaining. On completion of the two new facilities, DHL will occupy a total of 146,715 sq m across six facilities within the estate.