Year in review: Industrial and logistics market on a steady, sustainable path

The future of industrial and logistics property looks bright, but challenges are likely in 2022

Notwithstanding some challenges in 2022, such as fuel and build cost inflation, the industrial and logistics property market looks set to maintain its growth in a sustainable manner. Picture: Getty Images/Westend61

Sustainability is now, arguably, the most important issue in the world today. November was dominated by articles about COP26 and agreements made by global leaders to reduce their countries’ carbon emissions.

Like all areas of business, the industrial and logistics property market is changing to meet the challenges posed by global warming and the sustainability of the natural world.

While European regulations provide for minimum standards of new development under the NZEB (nearly zero energy ...