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Ground broken on $11m 3PL facility in Dubai

Ground has broken on the multi-product warehousing centre, which will be built on a plot spanning 40,000sqm, and is due to be commissioned in Q2 2018

Ground has broken on Access World's 3PL facility in Dubai's Jafza area [image: Dubai Media Office].
Ground has broken on Access World's 3PL facility in Dubai's Jafza area [image: Dubai Media Office].

Access World Logistics will develop a $10.9m (AED40m) third-party logistics (3PL) facility at Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza). 

The multi-product warehousing centre, due to be commissioned in Q2 2018, will be built on a plot spanning 40,000m2. 

READ: Construction of UAE's Smart Logistics City to begin in 2018

A 15,000m2 warehouse, 13.7m high, will be developed as part of the project. 

Rooftop solar panels will be installed to allow the logistics centre meet its power requirements. 

The logistics centre, for which a groundbreaking ceremony was recently held, will also comprise a 6,500m2 open-storage yard, in addition to a road weighbridge. 

READ: Tech driving demand for industrial property in Dubai

Ancillary facilities, and an office block, will be developed as part of the project as well, Dubai Media Office reported.

Access World logistics is a joint venture formed by UAE's Rais Hassan Saadi (RHS) Group, and Switzerland-headquartered Access World Group.  

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