Warehouse and Industrial Market in Poland in Q3 2017
- Total supply of modern warehouse and industrial space in Poland at the end of Q3 2017 stood at 12.8 million sq m.
- The largest markets are: Warsaw (3.6 million sq m), Upper Silesia (2.2 million sq m), Poznań (1.9 million sq m), Central Poland (1.6 sq m) and Wrocław (1.6 million sq m).
- In Q1 – Q3 2017 over 1.7 million sq m of modern space was delivered to the market, 72% more than in the corresponding period of the previous year.
- Currently almost 1.1 million sq m of space across 43 projects is under construction in Poland, of which over 3/4 is already committed to.
- Gross demand in Q1 – Q3 2017 reached over 2.6 million sq m, 19% increase year-on-year.
- Net absorption in Q1 – Q3 2017 stood at ca. 1.7 million sq m, over 100% more than during the same period last year.
- The vacancy rate stood at 5.5% – a decrease of 100 bps y-o-y. The highest rates were noted in Warsaw (7.5%), Poznań (7.4%), Kraków (7.4%) and Toruń and Bydgoszcz (7.0%).
- Base rents are stable and range between EUR 2.60 sq m/month and EUR 4.10 sq m/month in case of BIG BOX units. Rents for SBU in Warsaw may reach even EUR 5.25 sq m/month.
- Effective rents increased slightly and range between EUR 2.00 sq m/month and EUR 3.40 sq m/month in case of BIG BOX units and up to EUR 4.80 sq m/months for SBU.