May 18, 2013:- Dubai World Central (DWC), the world's first purpose-built aerotropolis, has today announced new developments at DWC's Logistics District, including the start of construction on the fourth complex of agent warehouses. Covering a total area of almost 8,700 square meters, with 5,443 sqm for warehouses and 1,373 sqm for office area, the new agent warehouses will be open for leasing in the first quarter of 2014. The development will include amenities catering to new and existing customers from different industries that want to expand their business activities in DWC.
DWC further announced that it is now developing a new logistics park within the Logistics District, comprising of warehouses, offices and amenities. The logistics park will be completed in the first quarter of 2015, offering a total built-up area of 34,000 square meters while facilities will have a minimum area of 1,000 sqm.
To improve the efficiency of the free zone operations, DWC also announced that it will be developing a fully dedicated customer inspection yard at gate 4, in conjunction with Dubai Customs. The new facility, which will include truck scanning machines, will enhance operations in the current customs inspection facility and is designed for both normal and temperature-controlled cargo.
Rashed Bu Qara'a, Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Aviation City Corporation, said: “Dubai World Central is catering to the evolving needs of our clients by developing the next phase of facilities that support the growth and expansion of companies operating within DWC. The fourth complex of the agent warehouses and the development of a new logistics park are crucial elements in our long-term expansion strategy as a new wave of investors and multinationals are now preparing to set up operations within the Logistics District. By providing an integrated platform catering to the requirements of businesses from various industries, DWC remains the ideal destination for investors, entrepreneurs and businesses that are looking to capitalize on emerging opportunities in the global marketplace.”
Dubai World Central consists of 8 fully integrated districts, helping drive business in different industries, including aviation, logistics, commercial, real estate and exhibitions.