Germany will provide the best total returns for logistics assets this year according to our latest poll that asked “Which country will offer investors the best prospect for total returns in the logistics sector this year?” Almost 40% expect this to be the case. This clearly reflects the strong fundamentals in the market and German economic growth projections, with expected GDP growth in 2013 the strongest of the core European logistics investment markets.
15% of respondents expect Poland to offer the best total returns this year. This confirms the ongoing strong interest in this market as investors are seeking to find opportunities outside the three most traded markets (the UK, Germany and France). Indeed, Poland now forms part of the wider core European logistics investment markets group in the perception of investors.
If you are interested in more insight into the latest logistics real estate research, please check our Logistics & Industrial micro-site. While you are there, please take also part in our new poll – In five years’ time will Russia be the leading European logistics market in terms of annual take-up volumes?