The number of new warehouses continues to grow in the Dolnośląskie and Opolskie voivodeships. Only in the first three-quarters of 2020, 352,000 sqm of logistic and industrial space was created, while an additional 73,000 sqm is under construction. The continued high demand for storage in these regions has not even been stopped by the coronavirus. In both regions, there are, among others, logistics, e-commerce or the production of electric cars.
“South-west Poland maintains a fast pace of development, and the region continues to attract investors from the logistics and production sectors. The demand for warehouses and industrial space in this region remains at a similar – high level compared to last year. After three quarters of 2020, the demand reached almost 367,000 sqm, i.e. only 5 percent less than in the corresponding period of 2019. Following the persistent demand, there is a reaction on the supply side of the market, therefore the availability of space offered to tenants is still growing, and more facilities are already under construction. The vacancy rate in these markets at the end of September this year remained at a relatively low level of 7.5 percent compared to 8.2 percent for the entire country, which was a decrease by 1.5 percentage points on a quarterly basis,” Dominik Łoś, director in the Industrial and Logistics Agency Department at CBRE, said.
At the end of the third quarter of this year. in south-west Poland, i.e. in the Dolnośląskie and Opolskie voivodeships, there was over 2.7 million sqm of modern warehouse space. During this period, 352,000 sqm of space were added, and additionally, there was 73,000 sqm under construction.
Companies are looking for a place in Wrocław and Opole, among others from the logistics, automotive, household appliances, electronics, and mechanical industries. The e-commerce sector, which is growing in connection with the coronavirus epidemic, is also established in the capital of Lower Silesia and Opole.