September 2013 - Verdion

Visit Verdion at ExpoReal October 7-9

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Verdion will be attending EXPO REAL 2013 and will be located at Hall C2 stand 124

Come along and meet the team at any time during the event.

For more information about Verdion’s attendance at EXPO REAL 2013 please contact Niko Gedaze –


Unitax Holds Opening Event at Verdion’s Air Link Park Berlin

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On 27th September, Unitax Pharma Logistik GmbH, the service provider for the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, hosted an opening event for its newly completed facility at Verdion’s Air Link Park in Berlin.

The 169,989 sq ft (15,792 sq m) purpose built, headquarters building has 23,000 pallet spaces, a cold storage (2-8 degrees Celsius) and a special, totally secure area for the storage of drugs.

Andre Reich of Unitax comments: “The smooth partnership and working progress between all involved meant that I didn’t have a single restless night. What we have delivered, together with Verdion, is perfect teamwork and best practice in real estate, resulting a facility that exactly meets our needs.

At Air Link Park, Unitax will offer its full portfolio of services: warehousing, contract processing, container and pallet cleaning and nationwide distribution of pharmaceutical products. And Unitax envisages growth at this site: “Our property is 2.8 acres in size and offers plenty of room for expansion,” Andre adds.

Located close to the Berlin Brandenburg Airport at Schönefeld, Air Link Park currently comprises 495,156 sq ft (46,000 sq m) of built warehouse space. The first 215,285 sq ft (20,000 sq m) was let to Dachser GmbH & Co, and leading global bio/pharmaceutical services organisation Parexel has rented 64,586 sq ft (6,000 sq m) on a long-term lease for the storage of clinical trial products. Now just 48,420 sq ft (4,500 sq m) of completed space is available. A final building of approximately 161,400 sq ft (15,000 sq m) remains to be developed at the park with construction expected to start in early 2014.

Verdion makes Financial Director appointment

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Logistics property investor and developer Verdion, has appointed Paul Clarke to be its new Financial Director.

Paul, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered accountants, has extensive experience of the European real estate market and joins Verdion from a UK based private property group. He has a first class honours degree in Mathematics and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoppers (PWC) before joining listed retailer Brown & Jackson plc as Group Accountant. Here he became Financial Director of the group’s property division and retail operation in Poland.

Michael Hughes, CEO of Verdion, says: “Paul’s hands on experience of dealing with a wide range of property development, investment, financing and tax issues will be a major asset to Verdion as we grow the business and expand our activities across Europe.”


Notes to editors:

Verdion is a major real estate investor and developer with a specialist focus on logistics warehousing in mainland Europe. Its current development pipeline exceeds 10 million sq ft (929,000 sq m) of Grade A warehouse space across the Continent. The company has offices in Dusseldorf and Vienna, with its HQ in London. Formerly known as Helios Europe, Verdion was formed in January 2010 by Michael Hughes.

For further information please contact:

Kate Titchmarsh, Flashbulb Tel: +44 (0)20 3440 4116

Mike Hughes, Verdion (London) Tel: +44 (0) 207 193 9557

John Clements, Verdion (Wien) Tel: +431 533 6020