Friday, March 7th, 2014
· The President of abertis, Salvador Alemany, together with the Under-Secretary for Transport of the Chilean Government, Gloria Hutt Hesse, will today open abertis logisticspark santiago, the first integrated logistics park in the capital of Chile, which is being developed by abertis logística.
· Following the signature of agreements with Sony, Ceva Logistics, APL Logistics and Paccar, the first phase of the park, covering a floor area of 20,000m², is already at 100% occupancy.
· The park covers a total floor area of 63 hectares and when fully developed could accommodate up to 335,000m² of industrial units and 15,000m² of complementary services. Around 250 jobs have been created in the development of the first phase.
The Under-Secretary for Transport of the Chilean Government, Gloria Hutt Hesse, and the President of abertis, Salvador Alemany, will today open abertis logisticspark santiago, the logistics park being developed by abertis logística in Santiago de Chile. It is the last institutional event of a trip to Chile in which the President of abertis has established contacts with representatives of the Chilean Government and participated in several different business forums.
abertis logisticspark santiago has begun its operations with the signature of four rental agreements with Ceva Logistics Chile and APL Logistics, covering floor area of 7,500m² each; and with Sony and Paccar, covering 2,500m² each. These four agreements entail the lease of the whole of the park's first phase, covering a floor area of 20,000m², enabling it to reach 100% occupancy.
Both Ceva Logistics and APL Logistics are international logistics operators. Based at abertis logisticspark santiago, Ceva Logistics will provide warehousing and distribution services for the Natura brand, a Brazilian cosmetics and perfume company which is a leader in the Latin American market, whereas APL will supply its clients in Chile. For their part, Sony and Paccar will use the rented space for the warehousing of high-technology products for the retail sector, in the case of the former, and the automobile industry, in the case of the latter.