Shortlist announced for ‘Peddimore, Birmingham’ development opportunity

I worked on the Peddimore development over 25 years ago when I worked for the city’s former investment promotion agency ‘Locate in Birmingham’ and we had agreed to dispose of the site to Global electronics company Phillips for a huge semi-conductor plant and then the bottom fell out of the semi-conductor market and the deal fell through. The same mistake must NOT be made again and I hope that Jaguar who have a plant just down the road in Castle Bromwich can be involved to build the automotive supply chain in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands

Leader of Birmingham

The final four bidders to reach the next stage of the procurement process to partner with Birmingham City Council and lead the development of the Peddimore employment site have been announced.

CGI of Peddimore, Birmingham site
The site has attracted international interest from the biggest names in the industrial and logistics market following the launch of the OJEU procurement process in March this year.

The final four developers shortlisted are IM Properties plc, Peel Logistics Property, Prologis UK Ltd and Bericote who are partnering with Tritax Big Box REIT plc. The successful bidder will be announced in March 2018 at the MIPIM property festival in Cannes.

Owned by Birmingham City Council, ‘Peddimore, Birmingham’ offers the opportunity to bring forward up to 3m sq ft. (around 251,000 sq m on 71 ha) of outstanding market-leading manufacturing and logistics space, with access to a skilled workforce drawn from 2.6 million people living…

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