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Airedale Park is complete sell-out
A new £12 million business park in Keighley is now fully occupied.
More than 200 jobs have been created at the Airedale Park development, in Royd Ings Avenue. The last unit at the site has been sold for £420,000 to Yorkshire Asset Management Ltd.
Airedale Park developer Opus Land has transformed the 17-acre site, formerly occupied by Magnet, into six industrial warehouse units.
Other firms which have bought units include food packaging company PFF Ltd, Unity Tyres, Real Engineering and furniture firm FFC. Opus Land director Andrew Duncan said: "This has proved to be an exciting and successful development for Keighley and has provided a tremendous boost to the town's economy. It is great to see a proud and historic West Yorkshire town like Keighley undergoing an economic renaissance and we are delighted to be part of this."
Andy Bairstow - managing director of PFF, whose clients include Morrisons, Asda and Marks and Spencer - said he was delighted with his company's new base.
He added: "The unit has allowed us the opportunity to purchase our own building and provide us with ample space for our ambitious plans."
Ilkley-based Opus Land, established in 1999, currently has a portfolio worth more than £550 million. Projects undertaken include 21 Somerfield supermarkets and other developments across the country.