SEGRO is a UK Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), listed on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris, and a leading owner, manager and developer of modern warehouses and industrial property. Its properties are serving customers from a wide range of industry sectors and are located in and around major cities and at key transportation hubs in the UK and in seven other European countries.
For over 100 years SEGRO has been creating the space that enables extraordinary things to happen. From modern big box warehouses, used primarily for regional, national and international distribution hubs, to urban warehousing located close to major population centres and business districts, it provides high-quality assets that allow its customers to thrive.
A commitment to be a force for societal and environmental good is integral to SEGRO’s purpose and strategy. Its Responsible SEGRO framework focuses on three long-term priorities where the company believes it can make the greatest impact: Championing Low-Carbon Growth, Investing in Local Communities and Environments and Nurturing Talent.
Striving for the highest standards of innovation, sustainable business practices and enabling economic and societal prosperity underpins SEGRO’s ambition to be the best property company.
At a glance
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What we do
We own, manage and develop modern and sustainable warehouses across Europe. Our portfolio includes both big box and urban warehouses and is unique in that two-thirds of it is focused on the most supply-constrained urban markets. We aim to be the best property company, and the partner of choice for our customers and other stakeholders.
Where we do it
Our portfolio is located in densely populated and supply-constrained cities, as well as key transportation corridors and logistics hubs across eight European countries. Our market-leading operating platform has people on the ground in every country, providing excellent customer service, as well as local insights and helping us to develop close relationships with our local stakeholders.
Who we do it for
Modern cities need a huge array of goods and services to function. Our warehouses are used by a diverse customer base, spanning a wide range of industries. The spaces that we create are flexible and can be adapted for different uses. Our ability to offer big box and urban warehouses means that we are able to provide space for customers throughout their distribution networks, and in many cases across borders.
What drives performance
Our purpose-led, responsible approach to doing business helps to drive our performance. We have a strong company culture and values, which influence our day-to-day decision making and behaviour.
High value spaces
A deep understanding of our customers’ needs lies at the heart of how we do business and create value for our stakeholders.
We understand our customers
We pride ourselves on the strength of our customer relationships and use insights that we gain from them to make better, mutually beneficial business decisions.
We engage and develop the right talent
We employ 385 people with expert skills across all aspects of real estate, corporate functions and also newer areas such as data analytics.
We have an amazing portfolio of assets
We buy and build warehouse properties in prime locations close to major cities or key transport corridors and logistics hubs.
We secure the development pipeline
We source land to enable the future growth of our business and we leverage our Pan‐European operating platform to secure attractive opportunities.
We future-proof through innovation
We embrace technology and use it to make sure our business is fit for the future. It also provides us with a huge opportunity to create more efficient operations.
We have a first class network of suppliers and partners
We work with suppliers and other business partners whose aims complement our own.
We have a financial structure that is solid and robust
We forge strong relationships with our shareholders as well as our banks and bondholders who provide equity and debt funding.
We build and enable communities to flourish
We aim to deliver long‐term economic and social benefits to the communities that we are part of.
We put health and safety at the heart of business
Health and Safety is central to all of our business activities and we are committed to the prevention of harm to our employees and throughout our supply chain.
Our well-established operating platform is one of our key competitive advantages and our focus on Operational Excellence has helped us develop strong customer relationships and deliver excellent returns from the execution of our expanded development pipeline.
Disciplined capital allocation
Our in‐depth knowledge of our customers and the trends impacting their businesses enables us to select markets and assets that sustain the right portfolio shape, as well as creating future opportunities and longer term redevelopment potential in key strategic markets.
Efficient capital and corporate structure
We aim to underpin the property level returns from our portfolio with a lean overhead structure, balancing operational and financial risk to make sure we have the resilience to absorb market fluctuations and the capacity to take advantage of opportunities.
We apply our strategy to maximise returns for all our stakeholders. In increasingly competitive markets, our strategy helps us to position our business to benefit from the structural trends that are driving both occupier and investor demand in our markets.