Barberry Industrial has completed the sale of a speculatively developed warehouse unit to a food company for its new Midlands regional distribution centre.
Kent Foods, the supplier of ingredients to the food manufacturing industry, has acquired the freehold of the 73,257 sq ft Barberry72 warehouse at Sopwith Way in Daventry, Northamptonshire.
The £9.4 million deal is expected to bring further investment and new jobs to the area as part of Kent Foods’ expansion strategy, said Barberry development director Jon Robinson.
The high specification unit has been developed on the 3.5-acre site of a former Focus DIY store.
Jon said: “Barberry 72 is a prominent, high quality warehouse/manufacturing unit, in the highly sought-after mid-box size range, in what is an excellent location within the golden triangle of logistics. This transaction has delivered the outputs of our business plan and secured a new quality occupier for Daventry, creating economic growth and new jobs for the town.
“We are delighted to have completed the sale of Barberry 72 to Kent Foods and we wish the company success with its new regional distribution centre.”
Glasgow-based Kent Foods is one of Europe’s largest independent suppliers of sugars, sweeteners, dairy products, oils and fats to the
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