2019 was another very successful year for the Polish warehouse market. Both developers and tenants remain extremely active, as shown by the record supply of over 2.7 million sq m and the high demand, which has reached 4 million sq m for the third consecutive year.
Intermodal logistics is becoming an increasingly important part of the supply chain. This forces the growing importance of Asian economies and the trend of minimising the carbon footprint by reducing wheeled transport.
The year 2019 ended with a record increase in modern warehouse space in Poland. The total demand for the third year in a row reached 4 million sq m.
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2020’s headline news is that logistics real estate will continue to be driven by key trends in e-commerce, technology, and labour availability. The logistics sector’s inherent flexibility means that it can more easily adapt to changing opportunities and needs – so we expect 2020’s outlook to be bright.
Due to the pressure of quick access to end customers and the challenges of the shortest possible delivery times in the omnichannel scheme, last mile logistics is not the only issue rising in significance.
New research from global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, reveals the last link of the eCommerce supply chain can account for 50% or more of total supply chain spend.
The record supply level and high demand prove the very good condition of the warehouse space market in Poland. In the third quarter of 2019, developers completed 868,000 sq m of warehouse space, and since the beginning of the year - almost 2 million sq m, which is a record supply level in the period from January to the end of September.
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?
The Poland industrial market remains in very good health, with warehouse supply setting a new high in H1 2019, robust occupier activity and low vacancy rates. Find out more from the MARKETBEAT report: Poland Warehouse Market!
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According to Cushman & Wakefield’s latest DNA of Real Estate Q2 2019 report, the European logistics sector continues to perform strongly with strong rental growth and investor demand driving down yield by 2bps, whereas yields in the European office and retail sectors remained flat.