The development of e-commerce has a growing impact on the development of the industrial real estate sector. The origins can be found in the change of our shopping habits - the popularization of e-commerce has revolutionized logistics operations in warehouses. It's just the tip of the iceberg! See how e-commerce is changing the Polish warehouse market.
Small Business Units (SBUs) are rising up the agendas of firms operating on the warehouse market, a notable trend reflected in rising demand and supply levels.
Sustainable construction on the market of industrial real estate has been one of the more interesting trends in recent years. With the increase of the environmental awareness and the desire to reduce the operating costs of industrial facilities (rising costs of energy), the tenants increasingly often request that the buildings they use be energy-efficient and generally ergonomic. Are ecological warehouses the future of the market?
For weeks, we have been frightened with the prospect of mass emigration of Ukrainian employees to Germany due to the new legislation that makes it much easier to find employment on the other side of our Western border. Are we really about to face a serious problem and shortage of labour? Let’s examine this more closely
Connection with the robust growth of the e-commerce market, the demand for warehouse employees will continue to rise. These employees are mainly responsible for the flow of goods within the warehouse processes, picking orders as well as for the supervision of the entire delivery process and, above all, for thereturns management. Authors of the recent report ‘How to get the hang of e-commerce in warehouses’ sheds the light on the situation of employees handling the e-commerce market in Poland’s warehouses.
The Polish industrial market offers a wide choice of suitable warehouse space to let, with achievable rents still being some of the lowest across Europe. Several key aspects are important to obtaining optimum rental rates for a tenant.
Eastern Poland continues to attract increasing interest from both Polish and overseas investors. Its cities, including Lublin, Białystok and Suwałki, are gaining favour with logistics and manufacturing firms planning to expand.
Fast delivery and labour requirements are key factors in the choice of a warehouse location for e-commerce tenants in Poland, say survey respondents. What is the importance of the fit-out and standard of space? How important are automation and welfare facilities to employees?
When it comes to making a decision about leasing warehouse space, a potential tenant should sort out some key issues such as what is the optimal length of a warehouse lease for the company’s operating needs.
Are cutting-edge warehouse technologies a trump card for developers in their competition for tenants? What high-tech innovations have recently made their way into this sector and what do they do?
The Polish Ministry of Economic Development announced plans to amend SEZ legislation long ago. Proposed changes seem very interesting, but will they be implemented without slowing the rapid growth in direct investments in Poland?