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Industrial and warehousing property carries many investment attractions as a sector

But the players and the returns it delivers vary hugely, as Segro, Hansteen and Big Yellow’s performance clearly show

11th December, 2016
Data Center Pic: iStock

The past five years have been good ones for industrial property shares, and a wealth of choice as to the segment you want to play in has now emerged.

The three companies that I have looked at, however, tell very different stories. Internet and home shopping have contributed hugely to growth in demand. So too have data centres, while more recently, lower sterling has boosted manufacturers, although that might be wisely taken as a temporary...

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