News release

Is the Belgian industrial real estate market heading towards a new equilibrium?

As observed in other segments of the commercial real estate investment, 2023 has witnessed a ripple effect in residential investment in Europe and Belgium

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January 30, 2024

Valina Sempot - VSMC srl

Head of Marketing & Communication, Research & Data Knowledge Belux
+32 (0)2 550 25 37

You can read the press release in Dutch & in French

After years of growing demand for logistics and semi-industrial spaces, resulting in immense pressure on rents and land prices, 2023 showed signs of a slowdown. However, the fundamentals remain solid and healthy.

The Belgian industrial real estate market did not take the wave head-on, it is heading towards a new equilibrium.

Brussels, January 23, 2024 - JLL, a leading player in the Belgian sector, assesses the year 2023 for the industrial and logistics real estate market. 2023 was a challenging year geopolitically and in terms of the global economy. The real estate market was naturally not spared, particularly due to the end of easy money and persistently high construction costs.

Despite this difficult context, the occupancy of semi-industrial and logistics spaces performed 4% better than the previous year, reaching 2,185,000 sqm. Compared to the five-year average, this occupancy rate remains up by 6%. JLL also observes that these two activity segments are fairly balanced, with a 50/50 distribution of total occupancy. [...]

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