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Amazon to Utilize Largest Logistics Facility in Poland

Goodman, the global property group that owns, develops and manages logistics space, will develop a fulfillment center in Wroclaw, Poland, for Amazon. The new development will be the largest free-standing logistics facility in the country.

Amazon to Utilize Largest Logistics Facility in Poland

The transaction reportedly represents the biggest contract for a logistics warehouse in central Europe to date.

The development of Amazon's first fulfillment center in Poland will have a footprint of approximately 95,000 square meters. Construction of the facility commenced in October 2013 and is planned to be fully operational in the second half of 2014.

"We are proud that Amazon chose to enter the Polish market in partnership with Goodman. Construction will be rapid, to allow Amazon to make full use of the warehouse's logistics capabilities in under a year," said Blazej Ciesielczak, regional director, Goodman Poland.

Amazon plans to create up to 2,000 long-term jobs at the warehouse, plus an additional 3,000 seasonal jobs in order to cover peak times during the holiday season.

Since 2006, Goodman has completed over 900,000 square meters for Amazon across 11 developments in Germany, France and the UK.

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The transaction reportedly represents the biggest contract for a logistics warehouse in central Europe to date.

The development of Amazon's first fulfillment center in Poland will have a footprint of approximately 95,000 square meters. Construction of the facility commenced in October 2013 and is planned to be fully operational in the second half of 2014.

"We are proud that Amazon chose to enter the Polish market in partnership with Goodman. Construction will be rapid, to allow Amazon to make full use of the warehouse's logistics capabilities in under a year," said Blazej Ciesielczak, regional director, Goodman Poland.

Amazon plans to create up to 2,000 long-term jobs at the warehouse, plus an additional 3,000 seasonal jobs in order to cover peak times during the holiday season.

Since 2006, Goodman has completed over 900,000 square meters for Amazon across 11 developments in Germany, France and the UK.

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Amazon to Utilize Largest Logistics Facility in Poland