WIDEM, Bologna, Italy

Case Study - English

Case Study - Italian

Project overview

  • Located in Bologna, the logistical heart of Italy which is renowned ​for automotive, engineering and manufacturing.​
    23.7m consumers (39% of Italian population) are located within​ 3.5 hour drive time.​
  • The park is adjacent to Bologna’s airport and 8 km from the city centre. Direct access to the A1, A13, A14 and Bologna’s ring road.​
  • Three buildings totaling 27.696 m² are being developed: the Widem Logistics Group, an international company with a focus on retail distribution and deliveries, operates in the WHB.

Sustainability in action

  • Located on a brownfield site adjacent to Bologna airport, the project has been planned to ensure zero artificialisation of land will be achieved through sustainable building practices and major decontamination work.​
  • Sustainable features include rainwater harvesting, photovoltaic roofing and LED lighting on all buildings.​
  • The buildings are surrounded 40,000 m² of public parklands with 200 trees, grassland, roller-skate park and a €2.4m community centre.​
  • A 1.5 km cycle lane and buses offer staff a range of alternative ways to commute and the parking areas will all be equipped with EV charging points for 459 vans and 60 cars.
Widem Logistics

”Widem Logistics is proud to have a state-of-the-art warehouse that offers flexibility and features that adapt to the modern market and high flow logistics operations, such as higher ceilings, high number of loading docks in proportion to the space 1/850 square meters, large offices and refreshment areas which allow us to have social areas available for one of the fundamental resources of a company which are our employees.”

Samatha Rinaldi, Manager of WIDEM LOGISTICS ITALY