Unit I

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This unit is part of project Kerkrade, Parallelweg
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Limburg, The Netherlands

Willem Sophia is a former coal mine located at the Spekholzerheide business park in Kerkrade. In 1965, the Limburg mines were closed. On 17 April 1970, the Willem Sophia mine closed. In recent decades, the mine’s​‘slag heap’ is being depleted and the black slate converted into a combustible red product (minestone) using a natural burning process. The minestone is used in contemporary products, such as terrain materials.

The unique site is strategically very well located on the N299 ring road, which is the connection to the A76 (Maastricht – Eindhoven) and Germany.

Following the successful Berner development on the same site, WDP will redevelop the former Willem Sophia site (about 13 ha) in the coming years.

The images shown below of various options are purely for illustrative purposes. The future plans currently being drawn up are focused on history, logistics efficiency, greenery and sustainability. If you would like to receive more information about this location, we would be happy to contact you.

Building parts in this unit3

Warehouse I32,476 m201/07/2026
Office I2,075 m201/07/2026
Mezzanine I2,051 m201/07/2026


Parallelweg 2 , 6465 AA Kerkrade, Netherlands
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  • Current power connection *50 – 600kW
  • Floor load5T/​m²
  • Floor flatnessNEN 2747 Class 2
  • DIN 15185 (optional)
  • Free height12,2m
  • SprinklerESFR
  • Grid12x22,8m
  • Loading dock34
  • Ground level door2
  • Car parking260


  • Energy labelA+++
  • BREEAM-NLVery Good“In-Use”
  • HeatingGasless All Electric”
  • LightingLED
  • Solar panels *900 kWp (more possible)
  • Solar energy330 MWh p/​y
  • Battery *600 kW/​1.450 kWh (more possible)
  • HVO100 Generator *600 kW
  • Generator energyback up only
  • Energy management systemnanoGrid
  • Charging points electric vehicles26 (fee based on usage)
  • Charging points electric bicycles
  • Covered bicycle parking

Infrastructure & surrounding area

  • Highways
    N299, A76
  • Airport