Specialist manufacturer MTL Advanced wants to add a 74,000 sq ft building it describes as urgently needed if it is to remain in the area.
Landlord Verdion has let a 170,000 sq ft warehouse to the homewares retailer, adding to the 120,000 sq ft the firm signed for in 2021.
As the 375,000 sq ft first phase reaches completion, Henderson Park and Cole Waterhouse have lodged plans for a further 800,000 sq ft at the Knottingley logistics development.
Global investor Partners, already backing the York-headquartered industrial developer’s ESG-led Greenbox programme, has acquired a strategic minority stake in the firm.
Government approval has been given for close to 500 acres of development land across two plots separated by the M62 to be allowed the special classification.
The latest Industrial LOGIC report compiled by the firm said that West Yorkshire bounced back from a 2022 lull to record 1.6m sq ft let in 2023, with 1.3m sq ft taken up in South Yorkshire.
Approval is recommended for a 1.5m sq ft logistics development and a £14m upgrade to Castleford Tigers’ rugby league stadium at Junction 32 of the M62.
Another tenant has been secured at the Sheffield logistics development, with Dormole subsidiary Forgefix committing to a unit due to reach completion this month.
Head of the Yorkshire industrial team, Sheffield-based Rebecca Schofield is one of three people nationwide to be announced as proprietary partners by the consultancy.
Chief executive Lynda Shillaw described 2023’s performance as robust in a trading update, stating that the Yorkshire group is closing in on its goal of being a £1bn business by 2027.
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