Warehouses in bloom (214) październik 2016


Another record year for warehouses

The demand for warehouse and logistics space in Poland has been record-breaking in each of the last three years. That feat is likely to be repeated this year. However, this does not mean that life in the segment is a bed of roses.

Tomasz Szpyt

Market that blooms all year round

Bad news is good news – or so journalists say. The saying expresses the belief that reports of bad events read better.

Tomasz Szpyt

Industrial powerhouse

In terms of leasing activity, the core logistics markets in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary have been putting on a very good performance of late. Martin Polak, the regional head for Central and Eastern Europe at Prologis, speaks about the current situation in the logistics property market in the region and the company’s development and investment plans.

Adam Zdrodowski

Online and onward!

As much as 15 mln sqm of space in new e-fulfilment facilities could be needed in Europe to satisfy the online sales sector’s demand for logistics space over the next five years. How will this change the market as we know it today?


Petite but perfect?

The high rents, limited competition and short supply are making the small business unit segment an interesting alternative for warehouse developers. Even big companies, busy with the thriving big box market, are adding SBUs to their portfolios.

Rafał Ostrowski

Slicing up the warehouse pie

Whilst the ‘big five’ industrial real estate markets in Poland remain the most popular with developers and tenants alike, several relatively new locations are now strengthening their positions in the country and should attract more investment over the next few years.

Adam Zdrodowski