UK | Logistics
At a glance Q2 2018
Industrial and Logistics Review - July 2018H1 2018 take-up for distribution warehouses (100,000 sq ft+) reached 16.2m sq ft, 8.8% ahead of the corresponding period last year.
- Q2 2018 total national supply, which includes speculatively developed units due to complete by September this year, stood at 30.7m sq ft, encouragingly 3.2% down on Q2 2017. This is in spite of H1 2018 witnessing the delivery of c. 2.7m sq ft of new space.
- Investment volumes reached £1.74 billion in Q2 2018, thus taking the total for the first half of 2018 to c. £3.8 billion. This is relatively in line with the corresponding period last year.
- Capital growth for Standard Industrial assets accelerated from +3.2% (three months to end March 2018) to +4.5% (three months to end June 2018).