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Logistic Contractor develops and builds a logistics facility in Örebro

Logistic Contractor has been commissioned to develop and build a logistics facility of 9,000 sqm in Örebro, Sweden, for a major global company that cannot currently be named. A twelve-year lease has been signed with the customer with a base year rent of SEK 5.9 million. The facility is to be certified according to Miljöbyggnad Silver and will be built in an excellent logistics location in Västra Pilängen's industrial area, in direct connection to...

Logistic Contractor introduces new graphic profile

Wästbygg Gruppen has been building for over 40 years and has evolved from a local company, into a listed company with a clear presence in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Logistic Contractor has been part of Wästbygg Gruppen since 2004 and since then, additional group companies operating under different brands have been added. To show that today it is a group consisting of specialized companies with strong brands, Wästbygg Gruppen changes its...

Logistic Contractor ends 2021 by signing contracts for two new projects

For Klinga Logistikpark AB, LC will build a logistics facility in Norrköping of 31,000 sqm, of which 6,000 sqm in a mezzanine floor. The facility is the first stage in a new logistics park. It will be built in accordance with the customer's environmental program and designed to provide the opportunity for certification in the future. Among other things, a geothermal heating system will be installed and the roof will be prepared for the installation of...

Logistic Contractor develops and builds 20 000 sqm in Ulricehamn, Sweden

Logistic Contractor AB, which is part of the Wästbygg Group, has signed an agreement to develop and build a logistics facility for Logistikpartner in Ulricehamn of 20,000 sqm. A twelve-year lease has been signed with Logistikpartner with a base year annual rent of SEK 9.7 million. The facility will be equipped with an automated robot system for efficient handling of stocked items. Certification according to Miljöbyggnad Silver ensures that the property...

Logistic Contractor AS acquires 266,000 sqm land near Gardermoen Airport north of Oslo

Logistic Contractor AS, which belongs to the Wästbygg Group, has signed an agreement to acquire approximately 266,000 sqm of land just north of Gardermoen Airport in Norway. There is a local development plan for the land and the seller has begun the preliminary ground preparations. The purchase price is approximately NOK 233 million. The acquisition will be carried out in three phases, where phase one of about 79,000 sqm will be paid for with a closing...

Wästbygg Group signs agreement to acquire Rekab Entreprenad

Today, 24 September, the Wästbygg Group, of which Logistic Contractor is a part, has entered an agreement to acquire all shares in Rekab Entreprenad from its owner, Trekcyd AB. The total acquisition price is SEK 230 million on a debt free basis, comprising a cash payment of SEK 147,2 million and SEK 82,8 million through the repurchase and transfer of Wästbygg shares. The acquisition is conditional on approval by the Swedish Competition Authority, while...

How we built 55,000 sqm in one minute

Just before the summer, we handed over a central warehouse that we have developed and built in Örebro for the discount chain Dollarstore. During the construction of the 55,000 sqm facility, we have taken photos of the entire process from both the outside and the inside. Based on that material, we have now compiled a film that shows the process from start to finish.

Logistic Contractor enters into joint venture for logistics plot in Nyköping

Logistic Contractor, part of the Wästbygg Group, has signed a collaboration agreement with state-owned Orio AB to develop approximately 400,000 sqm of land in Nyköping – Nyköping Logistics Park – in a joint venture. The development work will be carried out through a joint project company. The land is currently owned by Orio and is directly adjacent to its current warehouse and distribution centre. Under the agreement, Logistic Contractor commits to...

HydraSpecma has moved into its new premises

In May, HydraSpecma was able to move into its new facility in Bårhult just east of Gothenburg. The 11,200 sqm building, built by Logistic Contractor, now houses the HydraSpecma's Swedish headquarters and one of the group's many production units. HydraSpecma is, among other things, a subcontractor to the automotive industry and in Bårhult, the main production consists of hose systems for heavier applications. Most of the deliveries from here go to...

Sustainability in focus at DHL Kastrup

When DHL planned the terminal at Kastrup Airport that Logistic Contractor is now building, long-term sustainability was an important issue. Resources such as solar, rain and groundwater create conditions for energy-efficient operation of the 26,000 sqm building. On the roof, 1,900 square meters of solar cells will be fitted that will be able to generate up to 280 MWh of electricity for the property each year. On days when electricity production exceeds...

Our large construction for DHL at Kastrup Airport is beginning to take shape

In November 2020, we signed an agreement with DHL to build a new parcel terminal and office for them at Kastrup Airport in Copenhagen. A total of 26,000 sqm will be built along with a parking deck of 7,500 sqm. The building is now beginning to take shape. The project began with 3,000 piles being driven into the ground. This created a stable foundation for the building. Throughout the spring, the work of erecting the steel frame has been ongoing. Now...

Logistic Contractor acquires 133,000 sqm of land outside Enköping

Logistic Contractor, part of the Wästbygg Group, has acquired 133,000 sqm of land in an industrial area just east of Enköping through the purchase of the project company Sneden AB. The purchase consideration is SEK 165 million and Logistic Contractor will take possession of the project company on 28 May. The seller is KGK Fastigheter. “Our aim is to develop this land for one or two logistics or industrial operators within a three-year period. The...

Logistic Contractor to construct 123,000 sqm production facility in Jönköping for Nobia

Logistic Contractor, a company in the Wästbygg Group, has signed a contract with kitchen specialist Nobia for the construction of their new production facility south of Jönköping. It will have an area of 123,000 sqm and will be built on a single level. The order value is approximately SEK 460 million. The building is to be certified according to the BREEAM Very Good standard, which focuses strongly on sustainability in line with both Nobia’s and...

Logistic Contractor strengthens its presence in Denmark, Norway and Finland

Logistic Contractor goes into 2021 with excellent conditions for further strengthening its presence in the Danish, Norwegian and Finnish markets. The offices in these three countries have strong local sales organisations with experienced employees who have strong expertise in property development and construction. The support organisation for foreign subsidiaries at Logistic Contractor’s office in Gothenburg has also been reinforced.  “I am delighted...