Scotland’s largest distribution hub hitting market

A site in Fife that is billed as Scotland’s largest distribution hub is being brought to market by ScarMuir Group, expected to attract strong interest due to businesses adapting to Covid.

The asset is coming to market at a time of a massive demand for distribution and logistics space. Picture: contributed.

Q1-500 offers 500,000 square feet of distribution, logistics and office space. It is part of the 120-acre Queensferry One site on the Rosyth Waterfront, next to Junction 1B of the M90 and Queensferry Crossing, where Scarborough and Muir are planning a £250 million mixed-use development including office, industrial, hotel and roadside type uses.

The project is being developed in partnership between Scarborough Group International, which has several major development projects across the UK, and Scottish developer and contractor Muir Group.

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Paul Kelly of Scarborough Group International said: ‘We are bringing Queensferry One to market at a time of a huge increase in demand for distribution and logistics space. The demand is being fuelled by online and traditional retailers changing and refining their business models in response the Covid pandemic and by the rapidly changing nature of consumers’ buying behaviour.”

William McAlister, of Muir Group said: “We are expecting keen interest from the market. Q1-500 will provide the highest specification warehousing and logistics accommodation at a time when there is a huge increase in demand for large scale space in this sector. The site is located alongside the M90 and Queensferry Crossing offering easy access to the main Scottish cities, Northern England and the Port of Rosyth.”

Agents Ryden and JLL have been instructed by the JV to market the space.

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