Mighty move as Kent expands Townsville presence
The company said contractor Phoenix Constructions had broken ground on the new 6,947sq m site at McHugh Crt in Stuart.
The complex will include office space and a new storage warehouse that will service customers from Rockhampton to Mount Isa and the tip of the Cape, as well as islands off the north and east coasts.
Kent Townsville branch manager Jason Flynn said the company had chosen a location just a few kilometres from its existing site in Stuart, which was ideally situated close to the rail hub.
“The size and scale of this project, which represents a pretty large project for a private company in this area, reflects the vitality of this region,” he said.
“We’re proud to be working with a local contractor who has committed to employing a local crew.”
Kent chief executive officer Stephen Alves said the new facility was being built for growth, recognising the potential of the region and the increasing demand for new storage solutions.
Kent’s customer data indicates that there is a wave of relocations into the Townsville region and across Queensland more broadly, which is coinciding with increasing demand for quality, reliable storage.
The new Townsville facility is scheduled to open in August.
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