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Avia Real Estate to invest in a new logistics centre at Helsinki Airport

Article published
19.6.2023 at 08:36
Havainnekuva uudesta logistiikkakeskuksesta
Avia Real Estate and DHL Express have signed a lease agreement to construct a new modern logistics centre at the Helsinki Airport. The logistics centre will open in 2025.

– According to our strategy we are committed to long-term development of the airport area which is why we find it important to be able to offer our clients modern spaces to suit their demands, AVIA Real Estate’s Managing Director Ilkka Pitkänen says.

The new logistics centre will serve as Finland’s main sorting centre and part of DHL Express’ global delivery network. The logistics centre will employ about 150 people.

– Over the years, we have made planned investments to strengthen our operations in Finland. This project will increase our handling capacity considerably. A new and updated logistics centre will enable improving the reliability and speed of our delivery service which will make Finnish export and import companies more competitive, DHL Express (Finland) Oy’s Managing Director Okay Nuri says.

The new logistics centre is DHL Express’ response to the increased air express deliveries. All incoming and outgoing express shipments in Finland will pass through it. Avia Real Estate is to invest approximately € 34 million in the project. Over the entire lease period DHL Express will invest totally € 100 million in new spaces and technology in the Aviapolis area.

Read more: Avia Real Estate's press release 16.6.2023

The article's illustration: DHL Express