All Industrial & Logistics supplement articles

  • Omega West - Completed CGI
    Insight

    Omega rising

    2022-11-25T00:00:00Z

    A former RAF airbase near Warrington has been transformed into one of the North West’s most important industrial and logistics sites. Noella Pio Kivlehan reports

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    Insight

    We need to reimagine urban I&L spaces

    2022-11-25T00:00:00Z

    Today, industrial and logistics (I&L) spaces are rapidly evolving as new supply networks are increasingly being established at a local level. 

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    Rail freight is vital to I&L

    2022-11-25T00:00:00Z

    Despite wider economic headwinds and recent turbulence in the markets, occupier demand in the logistics sector remains strong. We are seeing a shortage of available stock, with spec programmes continuing across a wider range of size bands – including some of the UK’s largest warehouse facilities.

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    EV revolution lights the way

    2022-11-25T00:00:00Z

    Electric vehicles (EVs) have come a long way in the space of a few short years. Once ridiculed for their short ranges and odd looks, electric cars, scooters and vans are now a familiar sight on our roads as EV technology has improved and owners and business have bought into ...

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    Electric dreams

    2022-11-25T00:00:00Z

    Warehouse developers aim to get ahead of the game by installing charging facilities for electric HGVs and vans, as well as investing in solar power. Rob Brown reports

  • St. Modwen - Polly Troughton
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    Q&A: Five minutes with Polly Troughton, managing director at St Modwen Logistics

    2022-11-25T00:00:00Z

    St Modwen Logistics managing director on being a people person, a role model and a working mum, and she gives her cultural recommendations

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    Insight

    Demand for tailored space remains high

    2022-11-25T00:00:00Z

    With a vacancy rate of just 3.3% across the UK, rents should stay robust despite current economic conditions.

  • Logistics - CS
    Insight

    Logistics must rise up the planning agenda

    2022-11-25T00:00:00Z

    The fundamentals of logistics real estate make it among the hottest asset classes for investment. However, from the perspective of a planner, it is often not quite as high on the agenda.

  • I&L supplement Nov 2022
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    Industrial & Logistics supplement November 2022

    2022-11-25T00:00:00Z

    Demand for tailored space and low vacancy rates drive up rents - Logistics developers are plugging into EV charging - How a former airbase became a prime I&L hub - St Modwen logistics MD Polly Troughton 

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    Online

    Prioritising renewable energy

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    As an industry, we should all be alarmed that the built environment generates nearly 37% of all annual global carbon dioxide emissions, according to the UN’s Global ABC Status Report 2021. 

  • CS Dentons logistics warehouse
    News

    Despite the gloom, there are reasons for optimism

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    There’s a huge amount of pessimism surrounding the UK economy at present and understandably so. 

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    Online

    Demand soars for speculative warehousing

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    Occupiers’ need to defend margins and increase operational efficiency has been driving strong take-up. 

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    Data is key to identifying the right opportunities

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    Investing in industrial property over the past year has been, as the saying goes, a little like shooting fish in a barrel. Occupier take-up reached record heights and average rental growth soared, helping maintain an insatiable appetite from local and global investors.

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    Online

    Creating future-proof urban logistics schemes

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    GLi’s all-electric developments are designed to meet a variety of environmental and economic challenges

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    Online

    Industrial & Logistics: UK vs the Continent

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    The UK I&L market is experiencing a boom, with warehouses exchanging hands for high prices and landlords achieving record rents. Charlotte Sterland asks whether this could lead investors to look to other European markets for lower-priced assets.

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    Shed central: the rise of the East Midlands

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    With an estimated 5m sq ft of warehouse space under construction in the region, Noella Pio Kivlehan asks what makes it such an attractive proposition for developers and occupiers

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    Professional

    Q&A: Five minutes with Sally Duggleby, capital and leasing vice-president at Prologis

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    Prologis’s capital and leasing vice-president, Sally Duggleby, on her rural upbringing, Amazon exploits and her cultural recommendations.

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    Online

    Logistics can help build community spirit

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    The pronounced growth in market demand over recent years has created a competitive space for UK logistics. But, for many developers, the legacy built alongside industrial spaces is the key to their success.

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    Industrial & Logistics supplement September 2022

    2022-09-16T00:00:00Z

    Demand soars for speculative  warehousing - Will investors look to Europe for cheaper deals? - What makes the East Midlands so attractive? - Five minutes with Prologis’s capital and leasing VP Sally Duggleby

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    Last-mile manoeuvres

    2022-07-29T00:00:00Z

    As occupiers vie to secure space closer to their customers, Claire Robson assesses the impact on urban logistics