The Netherlands has always been progressive when it comes to energy consumption and entrepreneurship. By 2030 all buildings must be gas-free in order to reduce the strong emissions of CO2 and stop global warming. These new ecological regulations also changed a few things for Berner Produkten, an international company that planned the construction of a new warehouse in Kerkrade.
In recent years, the Netherlands, and Groningen in particular, has been shocked by earthquakes, ground and collapsing buildings caused by natural gas extraction. In addition, the enormous emissions of CO2 ensure that global warming continues to evolve with all its consequences. Moreover, fossil fuels are not infinite and will run out at some point.
The enormous emissions of CO2 and its effect on global climate change have become important items in the news the recent years.
How WDP supports the most ambitious cross-border logistics strategies
WDP is adding a multi-tenant distribution centre covering approximately 150,000 m² to its multimodal location at North Sea Port in Ghent (the WDPort of Ghent). Retailers X2O Badkamers, Overstock Home and Overstock Garden have entered into a long-term lease engagement.
The Bay: all the ingredients to brew outstanding business success
Crucial insights for sustainable logistics real estate
The Netherlands is a critical player in the global economy. It’s a much sought-after location for the establishment of a logistical hub, being in the heart of Europe. Its appeal is not only in pan-European distribution but for city distribution and last-mile activities as well.