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A shortage of logistics real estate in the food sector: what to do now?

Many distribution centers have been built in the last ten years in the food sector. However, local support for even more distribution centers is declining. Therefore, companies must move towards a more efficient and more intelligent approach to distribution, together with their supply chain partners. Dutch retailers Hoogvliet, Jumbo, Albert Heijn, Picnic, Hellofresh, and Plus …

CTP acquires Amsterdam Logistic Cityhub for 300 mln euro

CTP, a top-five industrial property developer in Europe, announced the acquisition of the Amsterdam Logistic Cityhub (ALC) with a net transaction value of €307 million for 100% of the shares of this single asset. The XXL city hub in the Western Docklands of Amsterdam is currently being constructed. Upon completion (end of 2022), will comprise …

WEF about the future of logistics real estate

The WEF presented a report on the future of real estate. In recent years, industrial portfolios have been dominated by logistics facilities as the double-digit growth of e-commerce (both B2C and B2B), coupled with the steady increase in consumer spending, has driven demand in the asset class ‘industrial and logistics’.

Prologis: location, not rent, is the top priority

The global pandemic has forever altered the logistics real estate landscape: supply chain decisions have become more holistic, more data-driven, and more urgent than ever. Underlying this shift are the same forces (urbanization, digitalization, and demographics) that have changed the way we live, work, and shop.

Cushman and Wakefield: delivering on consumer demands poses challenges for real estate

E-commerce has seen unprecedented growth. While many industries battled disruptions, e-commerce provides opportunity. E-commerce and logistics companies are accelerating planned innovation and restructuring initiatives to stay ahead of the curve spurring the implementation of three to five years of advancements in a span of just five months to keep up. “It’s akin to upgrading the …

Blackstone makes €8 bln bet on European urban warehousing

Blackstone has acquired an € 8 bln portfolio of warehouses and dark kitchens in Europe. The world’s biggest real estate investor bets that e-commerce and delivery services will play an increasingly big role in Europe. The private equity group created a separate company, Mileway, to hold the properties in a move seen as a precursor to …

Logistics space: planning for a sustainable blueprint

The acceleration of economic globalization and integration has led to more logistics activities worldwide and changes in the spatial location of logistics facilities. The location of logistics facilities affects not only cost and efficiency of cargo transportation activities but also sustainability of logistics.