Warehouse Facility Search
We’ll do the warehouse search for you and project manage the full implementation
Finding suitable warehouse facilities can be a real challenge that our consultants are able to undertake for you. The growth of online retail, along with limited land availability for industrial development, has precipitated a 70% decline in warehouse facility availability in the last 10 years.
Most major land agents are forecasting that limitations in availability are set to continue as land available for development is increasingly allocated to higher value residential or commercial retail development.
With limitations on warehouse facility availability, there is an increasing need for flexibility and agility in identifying and securing suitable properties. A blueprint of the size and type of facility must be established before approaching the market, but this blueprint should be flexible so as not to narrow the number of suitable properties. For example, you may need to consider trading floor space for eaves height, or the potential for installing mezzanine floors. Also, especially for older warehouse stock under 100,000 sq ft, dock-level access is relatively uncommon and alternative ‘faux level doors’ or scissor lifts may need to be considered.
Let the consulting team take the strain, from search through to design and commissioning
Our consultants can provide clients with a full-service offering; from designing the size and configuration of warehouse required, through to searching, identifying and assessing operational cost impacts against suitable warehouse facilities on the market. Furthermore, once a suitable property has been located and agreed, our warehouse consultants can project manage the conveyancing and contract agreement process, oversee the fit-out and manage all the implementation requirements until the site is fully operational.
Areas of consultancy support we can provide include:
Blueprint Warehouse Design
Critical to identifying suitable warehouse facilities is having a clear understanding of the warehouse size and configuration requirements. Our warehouse are able to develop a blueprint plan with full CAD schematics of the ideal requirement, specifying size, layout, storage space, operating space and height requirements. Further to this, our warehouse can build a dynamic model of the requirement so the impact of different warehouse facilities on the market can be tested i.e. how will a reduction in eaves height effect the total space requirement, or how will only having level access doors impact throughput rates and operating costs?
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Contact Our Warehouse Consultants Today
We understand how time consuming and complex searching and commissioning a new warehouse facility can be. Let our consultants take the strain, from the initial search through to implementation and go-live.
Call 0121 517 0008 or use the contact form.