The Future of
Demand, Decarbonisation, Digitisation, Design
The logistics sector is in the spotlight. It is witnessing truly impressive growth, with occupier and investor demand at record levels across the globe. In response, JLL has launched its first survey on Global Logistics Real Estate to test sentiment in the market and gather fresh insights across a range of issues that could affect future occupier and investment decisions in this highly dynamic sector.
The survey was completed by 720 of JLL’s logistics experts in 43 countries and territories across our global network. This survey spans the full breadth of the market, including sector demand, constraints and opportunities, sustainability solutions, technology and building design, supply chain realignment, the rise of cold storage and the future of urban logistics.
Our survey identifies a bullish outlook for logistics demand…but it is not without challenges
of respondents expect growth
(of over 5%) in logistics demand over the next three years, including 28% that expect significant growth in logistics demand (of over 20%).
expect E-commerce to drive demand
Strong demand is also expected from the Express & Parcel Delivery, Third-Party Logistics, Healthcare & Life Sciences and Construction & Materials sectors.
identify the lack of entitled land
as the number one constraint on occupier demand for new construction. Developers are struggling to secure suitable development land and planning permission.
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How can supply chains be more resilient and what drives cold storage demand?The increased need for agility and flexibility across supply chains in our current climate has forced the logistics sector to embrace technology and digitisation to increase resilience. JLL Asia Pacific’s Head of Logistics and Industrial, Tom Woolhouse reveals key insights from our survey findings.
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How will technology and design shape future warehouses?The future of logistics & Industrial warehouses will be determined by evolving occupier demands; shaped by sustainability ambitions, urbanisation, design and technology, supply chain resilience and cold storage needs. JLL Asia Pacific’s Director of Regional Research, Peter Guevarra, shares key occupier considerations from the survey findings.
Explore survey results
The data visualizations below indicate how technology, sustainability and the limited availability of entitled land will impact logistics markets over the next three to five years.
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