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Antequera will have a new logistics platform in Las Pedrizas
December 15, 2009
A new freight centre is planned in Antequera next to the highway of Las Pedrizas and the A-45, which could begin to build the next year. The logistics platform of Las Pedrizas will run at 2.8 million square meters located in the vicinity of Casabermeja and the antequerana village of Villanueva de Gauche, specifically in the estate of the Robledo Cortijo.
Las Pedrizas logistics platform is an innovative project in which prevail green spaces and that so far there is no example in the province. To this end, 70 hectares of 2.8 million square meters will remain as a protected ground and the remaining 50% will go to green areas. The Logistics Centre, which will take nine years to be built in its entirety, you will need an investment by the promoters of EUR 280 million. The special plan, which is accompanied by studies of feasibility and environmental impact, raises create 3,500 direct jobs and many other indirect when the Center is operating at 100%. However, the first phase could already lead to the creation of 1,500 direct jobs.
The logistics hub for the transport of goods primarily by road taking advantage of the current highway to Córdoba and the future motorway of Las Pedrizas will also highlight for hosting a 'truck center', a centre of training for drivers of trucks of goods of large-tonnage with participation of the University of Malaga and a training section of the armyThanks to contacts already established with the University of Granada.