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WATCH: Why few logistics facilities are actually ‘last mile’

Few logistics facilities are actually efficient enough to be high-flow-through assets, says Robert Fordi, chief executive officer at Realterm Logistics.

GreenOak’s European logistics platform reaches €2bn

The majority of the assets were acquired through the private equity real estate firm’s latest fund targeting the region.

Surge in land prices prompts CPPIB to write bigger logistics check in China

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has invested $1.4 billion in fresh equity commitments to its China logistics partnership with the Goodman Group.

Meyer Bergman sees logistics investments as first step to a wider strategy – Exclusive

The retail specialist is looking to broaden its investment strategy to include associated asset classes, starting with accommodation for the final leg of retailers’ supply chains.

High logistics yields in South Korea driving investor demand

Lack of modern logistics supply in South Korea, and better comparative yields than the office sector, is prompting investors like CPPIB to increase their commitment to the asset class.

ESR maps Australia expansion with debut core-plus vehicle – Exclusive

The pan-Asia logistics specialist’s first Australia-focused vehicle is expected to be closed within 12 months.

Taurus fully invests debut fund ahead of schedule – Exclusive

The Boston-based private equity real estate firm has finished deploying its $257m US logistics fund with the acquisition of a Chicago-area industrial portfolio, beating its 18-month investment target.

UBS: Strong industrial RE returns to come to an end

The Swiss bank predicts after years of outperformance, the sector will slow down as potential regulation and the danger of overvaluation emerge as headwinds.

ESR raises record $1.2bn for Japan logistics – Exclusive

Including co-investment capital, the Redwood Japan Logistics Fund 2 is being pegged as the largest ever single commingled fund raised for Japan logistics.

GLP plants $1.6bn flag in the private equity sector – Exclusive

The Singapore-based logistics giant aims to use third-party capital to fund new businesses which are ‘enhancing efficiency in the logistics industry.’ 

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