DLC signs four big names

Aramex, Danzas, Kuehne+Nagel and Panalpina have reserved space for warehouses and offices within Dubai Logistics City.

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By  David Ingham Published  September 24, 2006

Four industry heavyweights have confirmed that they will be taking space in Dubai Logistics City (DLC), the warehousing and office component of the Jebel Ali Airport project. Contracts were signed between HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Aviation Corporation — Dubai World Central, and Aramex, Danzas, Kuehne+Nagel and Panalpina. “These signings demonstrate the power of the Dubai Logistics City business proposition and that of Dubai as a world-class hub,” said Sheikh Ahmed. “These are the first of what will be a partner portfolio that will evolve into a virtual ‘who’s who’ of the industry.” Aramex has signed for 140,000 square metres in DLC’s contract logistics area with an option for an additional 100,000 square metres. Danzas AEI Emirates LLC has signed two agreements. The first is for 30,000 square metres in DLC’s forwarding area with an option for a further 15,000 square metres. It has also secured an additional 155,000 square metres in DLC’s specialised contract logistics area. Kuehne + Nagel has signed for 52,000 square metres in DLC’s contract logistics area. Panalpina has taken 30,000 square metres in DLC’s forwarding area and has an option for another 15,000 square metres. It plans to build its own 10,000 square metre warehouse and 2,600 square metre office building and keep space aside for future expansion. The Jebel Ali Airport project, now known formally as Dubai World Central, will cover 140 square kilometres and will include DLC, potentially the largest airport in the world and residential space for up one million people. The blueprint has been designed to support Dubai’s logistics and aviation requirements up until 2050.

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