“We are looking to consolidate existing facilities into a single Distribution Centre.” The Situation:XAct Solutions engaged to deliver a new 12,400m2 DC in MelbourneNew DC to consolidate three existing facilitiesTime-critical due to imminent lease expiry. The Outcome: DC secured on extremely competitive rental ratesA large structured incentive that included racking, general incentive and ongoing transport rebatesProject delivered on time with developer assuming risk on timing.The ClientBunzl is a multinational distribution and outsourcing company. They supply non-food consumable products to a range of industries including hotel and catering, food processing, healthcare and cleaning and safety.The SituationAfter completing the operational DC design, XAct Solutions was engaged by Bunzl to procure and deliver a new 12,400m2 distribution centre in Melbourne to consolidate three existing facilities. Time was critical, as Bunzl faced an imminent lease expiry.The ProcessXAct Solutions procured and delivered a new Distribution Centre in Melbourne’s South East industrial precinct. We worked through a series of stages on this project to deliver the right industrial property solutions:Developed a design brief through workshops with key stakeholdersApproached the market via a Request for Proposal processNegotiated final terms with the preferred DeveloperManaged drafting of legal contractsManaged the delivery of the project within agreed contracted termsManaged the integration of base building for fit-out.The OutcomeThe new VIC DC was secured on extremely competitive rental rates with a large structured incentive that included racking, general incentive that included racking, general incentive and ongoing transport rebates. The project was delivered on time with the developer assuming significant risk on timing, thus creating a feasible warehouse solution for the client.