Impact of warehousing in the retail supply chain due to the current crisis
The impact of the current crisis and the lockdown on retailing has often been examined, but now Colliers International, from its London office, has considered how this may affect the supply side in terms of real estate – warehousing in particular. James Haestier of the Industrial Logistics team looks at the potential impact.
Where on-line food orders are concerned, he ...
CityCampus underway in Anderlecht.
The latest development by citydev.brussels in collaboration with the regional housing agency SLRB (and developer Van Roey Vastgoed) is located in Anderlecht alongside the Ceria and the Coovi (and thus in immediate proximity to the Ring). The location is the former Gryson industrial site.
Named CityCampus, this development is at the forefront of a new approach to ...
Care Properties makes three acquisitions
There is more news in the flourishing healthcare-residence sector. Aptly named ‘Care Property Invest’ has announced that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a portfolio of 3 residential care centres in Belgium. These are the residential care centers ‘De Wand’ in Laken, ‘Keymolen’ in Lennik and ‘Westduin’ in Westende
The projects have a total capacity of ...
Aedifica busy in the Netherlands
With this article, we take another look at what a Belgian company is doing in other countries. This time it is Aedifica, (a public regulated real estate company under Belgian law, listed on Euronext Brussels), and the country is one of our nearest neighbour – the Netherlands. The company has constructed a care residence and completed two other ...
Bricks and clicks: the e-commerce revolution has only just begun
In the coming years, says CBRE, e-commerce will continue to drastically change not just how goods arrive at our doorsteps, but what an actual ‘store’ really is. The physical size, shape and location of buildings that supply the entire retail ecosystem will shift, and artificial intelligence will be a touchpoint at nearly every step of the journey. The e-commerce ...
Realty cancelled in its turn
The Realty real estate fair, which for the first time last year was held under its new format and in its new location of Knokke-Heist (where it moved after many years at Tour & Taxis) has just been cancelled. Just before four o’clock yesterday, organisers EasyFairs Belgium sent out a press release to this effect.
This decision ...
Positive outlook on long term for the logistics real estate
The logistics real estate sector is being cited as one which will emerge positively from the current crisis. The sector is optimistic about the longer term. In the words of Jo De Wolf, CEO of Montea: “Companies will need storage even more than now. People will want to become less dependent on China. Just in time has gone a ...