Logistics vacancy has dropped below 5% for the first time on record

Real estate advisor CBRE has presented the figures in the logistics investment and occupier market for the first half-year of 2016. Below are the highlights from the MarketView Netherlands Industrial.

  • Occupier demand for logistics space produced a record high Q1 and a surprisingly low Q2
  • Net absorption remained positive and logistics vacancy has dropped below 5% for the first time on record
  • New logistics development has picked up strongly
  • Investment turnover remained stable on an annual basis, reflecting continued investor appetite
  • Multi-let light industrial is especially sought after in a strategic bid for city delivery sites
  • Prime yields have declined further but appear to be bottoming out

To read more please download the MarketView here.

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