Market Update – January 2018

We are pleased to announce our bi-annual market report focussing on the North West Industrial and Logistics Market.

NW 2017 highlights include:

  • Total value of NW industrial investment transactions during 2017 stood at £818m.  This is a post-recession record.
  • UK institutional buyers have been particularly active, however we are also seeing continued interest from other buyers seeking an income return.
  • 2017 witnessed very limited speculative development when compared to recent years.
  • Occupier take-up for units >90,000 sq ft in 2017 totalled 3.31m sq ft. Less than 2016.
  • Total available ‘Big Box’ supply at y/e 2017 was approximately 6.14m sq ft, down on the 2016 level.
  • 2017 saw continued demand within the mid-range / SME market has resulted in low void rates and increased rental levels.

To request a copy of the Market Report please call 01925 320520


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