12 August 2022

Real Assets: Urban logistics has made the industrial sector exciting again

E-commerce has changed the way we shop in a rapid space of time, growing at an annual average of 17% according to ONS calculations. But our demand for quick, reliable delivery has driven up the demand for logistics-capable properties closer to urban centres and this has reinvigorated the once ‘steady and dull’ industrial real assets sector. Prologis estimates that e-commerce logistics requires three times the floorspace of conventional logistics – a clear opportunity for investors’