IDI Gazeley Announces Further Reinforcements to Expanding French Team with the Appointment of New Construction Director

Appointed at the start of July, Julien Millet assumes immediate responsibility for the management and delivery of all construction and project development activity undertaken by IDI Gazeley in France.

PARIS, 16 July 2014 – IDI Gazeley (Brookfield Logistics Properties), one of the world’s leading investors and developers of logistics warehouses and distribution parks throughout Europe, North America and China has today announced the appointment of Julien Millet as Construction Director France.  

Appointed at the start of July, Julian assumes immediate responsibility for the management and delivery of all construction and project development activity undertaken by IDI Gazeley in France from bid preparation, project team assembly and management through to successful project completion.

He will also work in close collaboration with the newly expanded France acquisitions and development team with responsibility for the technical/economic evaluation and appraisal of logistic and distribution assets being considered for acquisition in France.

Julien, is 39 years old, and brings over 16 years knowledge and expertise of the logistics and distribution sector. Most recently he was Technical Director for SEGRO, a position he held for 6 years. He is a graduate of ESTP and IGC.

Commenting on the appointment, Fabrice Cervoni - IDI Gazeley France Managing Director said: “We are delighted to welcome Julien as a further reinforcement into our expanding team.  His considerable knowledge and experience will be a great asset to our operations in France going forward.  We are already seeing the benefit of his expertise and experience with the strong management and supervision of the construction of the 51,000 sq m (549,000 sq ft) new national distribution centre for Toys R Us at Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry and the 13,400 sq m (144,000 sq ft) logistics warehouse for Relay France at Marly-la-Ville.

This appointment once again further demonstrates our clear commitment and stated ambition to always offer the very best service and support to our customers throughout France.”

Julien joins the IDI Gazeley France Team and will be based in the Paris office.

For more information, please contact:

IDI Gazeley France
Caroline Ferlande
T: + 33 (0)1 44 43 49 52
E: caroline.ferlande@brookfieldlogistics.com

About IDI Gazeley
IDI Gazeley (Brookfield Logistics Properties) are one of the world’s leading investors and developers of logistics warehouses and distribution parks with 58 million square feet of premier assets and prime land sites to develop an additional 68 million square feet of distribution facilities near major markets and transport routes in North America, Europe, and China. Under the Brookfield Logistics Properties umbrella, they are a part of one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated owners, operators and investors in real estate, infrastructure, renewable power, and private equity.  

For more information, please visit www.brookfieldlogisticsproperties.com.

About Brookfield
Brookfield is one of the world’s largest real estate asset managers, with approximately $105 billion real estate assets under management and interests in over 350 million square feet of commercial real estate globally. Brookfield is an experienced owner, operator and investor in commercial property and has significant global operating platforms in the office, retail, industrial, multifamily and hospitality sectors.  Brookfield has a deep track record of delivering strong risk-adjusted real estate returns to its investors in its publicly-listed and private partnership vehicles.

For more information, please visit www.brookfield.com.

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