Sustainable sheds to drive CEE's next logistics boom?

Investment opportunities, sustainable growth, and key warehousing trends - insights into CEE's booming logistics real estate

May 21, 2024Real Estate
Written by Rory Hickman

Our latest report presents the key insights shared during discussions at GRI Club Europe’s recent CEE Sheds Forum, where leading industry decision makers gathered for a series of discussions on the current state of logistics and warehousing in CEE. Read the full report here.

The CEE Sheds 2024 report underscores significant sector expansion, driven by the rise of online retail and strategic supply chain reconfigurations. Investors are drawn to the stable market conditions, favourable financing options, and promising rental growth, particularly in key markets such as Poland and Hungary.

Credit: (GRI Club)

Central to the discussions were the emerging opportunities tied to sustainability and ESG compliance. Developers and investors alike are prioritising decarbonisation strategies, recognizing the growing market preference for green assets. 

The executives in attendance also delved into the evolving financing landscape, with banks showing a strong appetite for supporting logistics projects that align with ESG standards. Legislative changes, particularly regarding REITs in Poland, are poised to further enhance the region's investment appeal. 

Click here to read the full report and learn more from key insights shared by industry leaders

For more on the developments in the region, don't miss the upcoming CEE GRI 2024 in Warsaw on June 4-5, where industry leaders from across Europe will gather to discuss market forecasts, uncover the best opportunities, and source new deal flow in Central and Eastern Europe.