Debenhams to create 800 jobs in Leeds
800 new jobs in will be created in North Yorkshire with the signing of a new lease for a distribution centre at Evander Properties¬í Sherburn Distribution Park just outside Leeds.
The deal is the largest regional industrial property letting of this year and continues the success of the location as a strategic centre for national logistics companies.
Debenhams has signed a 27 year lease at an undisclosed rent for a 667,000sq ft warehouse unit which incorporates 12,452 sq ft of office accommodation. Evander Properties was jointly represented by CB Richard Ellis, DTZ and Moriarty & Co. Debenhams was unrepresented.
Debenhams will commence fit-out of the regional distribution centre immediately with occupation to take place in June 2011.
Neil Dickinson, Director of Evander Properties, said; “The major investment by Debenhams is an excellent result for the region and continues a successful year for Sherburn Distribution Park. Our capacity to structure deals to suit individual occupiers’ requirements has played a major factor in the success of the scheme.”
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