Commercial Property

Warehouse surge: Brexit and online shopping boost investment in industrial and logistics sector

Demand for industrial and logistic properties is driving investment and rents

The Apex hub in Ballymount, Dublin 12, comprises five logistics units with the potential for more

Although possibly not the most glamorous of property sectors, the industrial and logistics (I&L) market is surging as a result of the rise of online shopping and the aftermath of Brexit.

The continuing strength of demand for industrial and logistics properties is reflected in two key figures, as shown in the sector’s dominance of the investment market in 2023 as well as the double-digit growth of its rents last year.

According to CBRE, as much ...