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GLP expands China strategy with value-add fund

The firm’s launch of a new $1.6bn vehicle comes at a time when many logistics operators in China are diversifying beyond development to broaden their exposure in the country.

Logistics: Last hour’s next move

Competition for space, a focus on speed and the reduction in operating costs will lead logistics occupiers to start thinking about the last hour rather than the last miles, argues Simon Wallace, head of alternatives re-search for Europe at Deutsche Asset Management.

Logistics: When the word ‘shed’ no longer covers it

A distribution center in Japan demonstrates how technology and demographics are changing the face of logistics buildings.

Logistics: How the pieces have moved

Some of the biggest logistics platforms changed hands during a dramatic 12 months for the sector. PERE examines the drivers behind the deals and how the market’s big guns line up in 2018

Logistics: Matching institutional demand

Developers need to offer a wide choice of strategic approaches to meet the require-ments of the diverse capital sources now seeking a home in logistics real estate, argues Panattoni Europe CEO, Robert Dobrzycki.

Logistics: Capitalizing on disruption

As e-commerce enhances demand for logistics real estate, GLP is changing its approach to technology, leasing and more to keep growth firmly on the agenda, says chief investment officer Alan Yang

Logistics: Top five tech trends

Logistics stands out as the property type most likely to benefit from the consequences of digital disruption. PERE assesses five emerging technological trends that could drive the sector in the coming years

Logistics: A sector in high demand

Once an overlooked asset class, logistics has become the most desired real estate sector for many investors. PERE explores why

Logistics: A two-tier market with demand in both

Investment in the logistics sector is dominated by three big players, but there are other pathways to engage with the market, writes PERE Senior Editor Jonathan Brasse

Logistics: Start of the journey

The supply-chain modernization driving occupational and investor demand for logistics real estate still has a long way to go, argues Chris Green, global head of real estate at Macquarie Capital.