Logistics’ light shining on future of light industrial

Light industrial looks set to follow logistics as a class of property that benefits from major tailwinds.

StoneVest founding partner Dr Wulf Meinel said that although a relatively small class, it has huge pontential. “Over 70% of continental European corporates are owner occupiers of their production facilities, of their mission critical buildings and that will have to change,” Meinel declared.

“They need capital and this is dead capital which they will materialise via sale and leasebacks, partial sale and leasebacks, dispositions and new builds for modern facilities,” he said.

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