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Giant establishes its own European distribution centre in Flevoland

Giant establishes its own European distribution centre in Flevoland

The Ground Breaking Ceremony was on friday the 6th of september between 11:00-13:00. Bicycle producer Giant is investing 13.5 million Euro in a new distribution centre in Lelystad. The distribution centre will cover 22,000 square metres and will be built as an addition to the existing production facilities in Flevoland. The additional buildings are intended to allow the brand to better streamline the distribution, storage and after-sales service for Europe, in particular for specialities and e-bikes.

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Collaboration with Chinese province of Cheijiang intensified

Collaboration with Chinese province of Cheijiang intensified

A high-level delegation from the Chinese Province of Zhejiang, led by Vice-Governor Mrs Liang, visited the Province of Flevoland in September. Flevoland has had an amicable relationship with the Province of Zhejiang for 20 years. King's Commissioner Leen Verbeek and Horizon jointly welcomed the delegation in the Provincial Government Building. Besides participating in the China Business Week in Rotterdam, this visit mainly intended to strengthen the ties with European partners now that the relationship with the USA is under pressure. The possibilities of deepening and strengthening the economic ties were explored during the meeting.

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Data centres are looking for space

Data centres are looking for space

Recently, the Amsterdam region announced to want to exercise caution in its offer of space to meet the growing demand for data centres. For some time now, Flevoland has been pleased with the interest of the large players in this field. The hyper-scale data centres are searching the country ever more intensively for business locations with potential. For ‘intersections’ where large-scale space, energy supplies (preferably sustainably generated), cooling water/use of residual heat and connections (digital and logistical) meet. With the Province of Flevoland, Horizon will research the options that the Province has to offer in more detail.

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