Director Investment Management
Thomas De Meester
The Goodman European Partnership (GEP) is a leading unlisted property partnership, investing in logistics real estate across Europe.
Established in December 2006, GEP provides institutional investors with access to a diversified and actively managed portfolio of prime European logistics assets with a secure earnings profile. It delivers strong stable income returns with potential income growth and capital appreciation. The Partnership benefits from a proven track record of strong and superior portfolio performance, resulting in a stable and high income returns.
The Partnership is advised and managed by Goodman, resulting in a proactive portfolio management by a dedicated in-house property services team. The Partnership further benefits from the strong Goodman development pipeline - Goodman was named top European developer for five years in a row (2011-2015) by PropertyEU magazine. As a cornerstone investor in the Partnership, Goodman is strongly aligned with the Partnership's global investment partners. The total equity committed to the Partnership amounts to c. €2.2 billion.
The Partnership owns a €3.5 billion portfolio representing over one hundred properties across ten European countries. The Partnership's assets are located in Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia and Spain. GEP services a diverse portfolio of customers across a range of industries such as third party logistics, consumer goods, e-commerce, automotive, manufacturing and IT. Major customers include Kuehne + Nagel, Amazon, Schenker, DHL and DSV.