Bopro the dedicated consultant firm specializing in future proof real estate will accompany Goodman to certify its logistics portfolio in Continental Europe, according to the ‘BREEAM In-Use’ scheme.
In total, 54 prime logistics assets covering more than 1.9 million m² GLA will be certified by 2021 in seven countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland and the Czech Republic).
Philippe van der Beken, Managing Director Goodman Continental Europe, explains the project: ‘Sustainability is at the heart of our business strategy. We constantly upgrade our technical standards so that our new projects rate highly under environmental certification schemes. It is also important for us to demonstrate to our customers how sustainable our existing properties are. That’s the reason why we launched this large-scale ‘BREEAM In-Use’ certification process in collaboration with BOPRO.’
‘We are particularly excited and honored to be supporting Goodman in this large-scale project that will engage a dynamic of continuous improvement in the operational environmental performance of Goodman assets for the benefit of its customers and investors.’ said Christophe Garot, Managing Director at Bopro France.
Goodman is an integrated property group that owns, develops and manages logistics and business space across Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, the Asia-Pacific region, North America and Brazil. The Group invests in industrial estates and warehouse and distribution centres.
Goodman also offers a range of listed and unlisted investment vehicles, including its flagship European managed partnership, Goodman European Partnership (GEP) (following the rebrand of the Goodman European Logistics Fund). Through prudent investment management, quality assets and active property management, the Partnership provides its investment partners with stable income returns derived from investments in logistics assets.
With total assets under management of € 26.4 billion and 384 properties under management, Goodman is the largest industrial listed property group on the Australian Securities Exchange, and one of the largest listed specialist investment managers globally. Its market insight and dedicated local teams create sound investment opportunities and develop properties and environments that meet each client’s individual requirements.
With around 1,000 staff in 17 countries and 29 offices, Goodman has the global reach to meet customers’ needs as their businesses expand or evolve. In Europe, Goodman is present in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Sweden and the UK.
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