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Her Royal Highness was met by local dignitaries and escorted around the site by Verdion CEO Michael Hughes, who presented members of the iPort Rail team, wider iPort development team, funder HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan), businesses based at iPort and a representative from the iPort Academy. iPort Rail is a state-of-the-art multimodal rail terminal, which is designed to open up the Yorkshire region…

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  European logistics property specialist Verdion has commenced the next phase of speculative development at iPort Doncaster, its 6 million sq ft logistics and rail freight hub in South Yorkshire. Construction has started on two units of 120,000 sq ft and 60,000 sq ft, which are scheduled for completion in Q3 2018. These units will complement an existing 195,000 sq ft which is complete and…

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A new website called Doncaster Works has been launched to provide people and businesses with everything they need to know about work, skills and enterprise.   Coordinated by Doncaster Council’s Skills and Enterprise Team, Doncaster Works will become a one-stop resource for jobs and career opportunities. Doncaster Works will promote job vacancies and apprenticeship opportunities, the available training needed to support business and individuals and…

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Club Doncaster and The iPort Academy are on the road to success after a new joint sponsorship was announced at the Keepmoat Stadium. The iPort Academy is the Hub for employment at the developing Doncaster iPort Site near the Great Yorkshire Way, Rossington, offering free support to all Doncaster residents. The sponsorship agreement will see the iPort Academy sponsor Rovers midfielder Paul Keegan and Doncaster…

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  Verdion has announced its plan to speculatively develop another 565,000 sq ft of logistics space, following the successful year of letting activity at its £500 million iPort development in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Due to significant demand in the market and a shortage of Grade A warehouse space, Verdion, with its funding partner the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), has pushed the button on…

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SKILLS and education in logistics is now firmly on the agenda in the Sheffield City Region following an event of private and public sector representatives of the industry. The Logistics Hub UK (LHUK) event, heard from business professionals and academics about the skills shortage in the area and about initiatives and drives that are available to tackle this. Mike Hughes, CEO of Verdion, who has…

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  The new Doncaster iPort Academy officially opened its doors this week (20 July) in Rossington.    Business Doncaster and developer Verdion have launched the new iPort Academy to work with the key employers coming to the £500 million iPort scheme, facilitating employment in the region. iPort, a major multi-modal logistics development on a 337-acre site, has already announced its first tenant – Fellowes. The…

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Verdion has secured a new letting to major US company at iPort its £500 milllion multi-modal logistics development in Doncaster.  Fellowes, the global manufacturer and marketer    of air purification machines, office business machines, record storage, office health and comfort solutions, office and mobile technology accessories, has taken iP2b, one of the speculatively built units at iPort, as its new UK headquarters and EU shared service…

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