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HRH The Princess Royal opens iPort Rail

HRH The Princess Royal has officially opened the iPort Rail strategic rail freight terminal in Doncaster.   Her Royal Highness was met by local dignitaries and escorted around the site by Verdion CEO Michael Hughes, who presented members of the iPort Rail team, wider iPort development team, funder HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan), businesses

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HRH The Princess Royal to officially open iPort Rail terminal

Verdion is excited to announce that, this week, iPort will play host to one of the members of the British Royal Family. On 12 September 2018, iPort will welcome Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal to open the iPort Rail terminal.   Her Royal Highness will be escorted around the site by Verdion CEO Michael

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180,000 sq ft of fast track logistics development starts on site at iPort, Doncaster

European logistics property specialist Verdion has commenced the next phase of speculative development at iPort Doncaster, its 6 million sq ft logistics and rail freight hub in South Yorkshire. Construction has started on two units of 120,000 sq ft and 60,000 sq ft, which are scheduled for completion in Q3 2018. These units will complement

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iPort Rail now open and operational

iPort Rail now open and operational

iPort Rail, the UK’s newest intermodal inland rail freight hub, is now open and fully operational, welcoming its first train this week. Located on a 30-acre site within iPort, iPort Rail is a state-of-the-art rail freight facility able to accommodate the UK’s longest trains up to six times a day. It has storage capacity for

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Logistics developers must champion occupier requirements

Logistics developers must champion occupier requirements

Championing a ‘no size fits all’ approach, John Clements, Verdion’s European Development Director, put forward the case for prioritising clients’ requirements above dated institutional standards, speaking on warehouse design and specification at EG’s Industrial & Logistics Summit on 21 November. Verdion will only undertake a project having fully considered the location, size, characteristics and longevity

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Verdion launches 180,000 sq ft of fast track logistics development at iPort, Doncaster

Verdion launches 180,000 sq ft of fast track logistics development at iPort, Doncaster

European logistics property specialist Verdion has launched the next phase of speculative development at iPort Doncaster, its 6 million sq ft logistics and rail freight hub in South Yorkshire, with two units of 120,000 sq ft and 60,000 sq ft scheduled for completion in Q3 2018. iPort comprises 337 acres of net development land in

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Property Industry Awards Winner 2017

iPort – Multi-Award Winner 2017

Verdion’s 6 million sq ft (557,000 sq m) multi-modal logistics scheme in Doncaster is now a multi-award winner having picked up three further industry awards in the last month. The Strategic Rail Freight Interchange was awarded Best Overall Scheme – Logistics Park at the Industrial Agents Society Awards 2017 on the 28th September. On the

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Verdion reaches shortlist for Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards 2017

Verdion has reached the shortlist for the Yorkshire Post’s 2017 Excellence in Business Awards, in the category of Commercial Space, for its £600 million iPort scheme in Doncaster, U.K. The awards, hosted by Yorkshire’s chief local newspaper, celebrate the best of the region’s companies. The Commercial Space category, for which Verdion is nominated alongside Jaywing Harris CM

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Lidl starts construction of new RDC at iPort

Construction of Lidl’s new £70m Regional Distribution Centre has now commenced at iPort. Lidl is working with construction firm Winvic Construction Ltd to build the RDC, which will create up to 500 new jobs when opened. The build is expected to be completed by spring 2019. Lidl has also announced the acquisition of a new

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iPort agent named Property Personality of the Year

Andrew Gent, a valued member of the iPort team, has been crowned Property Personality of the Year at this year’s Sheffield City Region Property Gala Dinner. Andrew Gent is one half of the leading duo at industrial property consultancy Gent Visick, which he set up in 2003 with business partner Rupert Visick. He is best

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Verdion announces completion of new Amazon mega shed at iPort

Verdion has completed construction of the new 1.1 million sq ft (102,190 sq m), £100 million logistics facility for Amazon at iPort, its 6 million sq ft (557,400 sq m) strategic rail freight interchange in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The bespoke warehouse is 0.5 kilometres in length – the size equivalent of 14 football pitches –

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