Nigel Healy: What will Covid-19 mean for the industrial market?

We need to use this difficult time well and plan comprehensively for the future

Horizon Industrial Park at Dublin Airport: the future for the industrial property market is a deeply uncertain one

I came into this sector as the economic greyness of the 1980s was coming to an end, and there appeared to be a light at the end of the tunnel. My youthful optimism, however, was disrupted by the sharp and sudden downturn in the early 1990s, which lasted for a couple of years.

In those days, the 25-year unbroken lease was all that a tenant could get, and the ugly spectre of a ten-year break ...