Thursday, December 2

The British Roebuck buys the Amazon ship in Alicante

The warehouse where Amazon is located was owned by the Murcian developer Hispavima, who built it as a turnkey projector to be occupied by the electronic commerce giant, which manages the last mile cast in much of the province. The facilities occupy 8,000 square meters and they have two parking areas with capacity for about 600 places. The logistics station gives direct employment to about 60 people, in addition to several hundred drivers from partner companies.

Roebuck, which in turn is owned by GHF Financial Group, considers that the purchase of this ship is in line with its acquisition strategy of “high quality logistics assets“, which can bring a strong return, such as those linked to the North American giant.

The head of Roebuck’s new office in Ibaria, Víctor Gregori. Rafa Arjones

New office

Regarding the new office in Spain, the British company indicates that it is part of its growth plans across Europe following the strategic investment made by GFH Financial Group in December 2020. The offices will be located in Madrid and Victor Gregori has been appointed “managing director” of all operations in Iberia. Gregori is an outstanding and recognized professional within the real estate sector, who has extensive experience having previously worked at CBRE for more than 20 years, covering principal

Along the same lines, the fund points out that Spain is a key market for Roebuck and its investors, since 2019 where its first acquisition took place, they focused on our country, especially in the logistics market. With the latest acquisition of the Amazion warehouse in Alicante, the total volume of transactions during the last 24 months has exceeded 250 million euros.

The management team is working on an important portfolio of logistics and office projects with the aim of significantly increasing the assets under management in the next 2 or 3 years, and covering all areas, including promotion at risk as well as forward operations. purchase or funding and sale & lease.

“We are very excited about the opening of our office in Madrid, which we see as the next logical step in the evolution of our business. We have established an excellent network within the Spanish logistics market, and we see the Iberian market as a key area for the continued growth and development of Roebuck, through multiple acquisitions with our investment partners “, said the managing director of Roebuck, Hugh Macdonald-Brown, who highlighted his intention to grow his new Spanish office and praised the qualities of your manager.

For his part, Víctor Gregori, has indicated that he is “delighted to join the Roebuck team and help the company increase its presence in the Portuguese and Spanish markets. I have seen first-hand during the last 18 months the capabilities of Roebuck and from its investors, who have an exceptionally strong track record and reputation in the European market. ”

Likewise, Gregori has pointed out that the Roebuck Iberia office has an allocation of more than 300 million euros to seek logistics and office opportunities and I am looking forward to meeting with investors, promoters and agents in the coming months.

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