Global Business Strategies Adapt to the Changing World
of Trade

The pace of change and the stress on distribution and logistics systems that the new "demand economy" imposes on business will continue to force supply chain leaders to lead with innovation. Logistics will increasingly rely on improvements in the productivity and innovation and less on the productivity of labor.

Global Strategies for Local Markets

Shifting global labor and consumer landscapes are driving change across commercial real estate sectors, including warehouse and distribution, manufacturing and retail.

Global Strategies for Local Markets

The Changing World of Trade
Our industrial real estate experts in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific address the driving forces that are redefining our global supply chains and real estate strategies.


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Trends & Forecasts

Market Leaders
Toronto, Vancouver, Chicago, Miami, Berlin, Moscow, Upper Silesia, Shanghai and Hong Kong are on the watch list as active industrial real estate markets.

Space Shortage
One of the biggest challenges facing industrial space users across the Americas is the shortage of quality space, as technological advances have rendered many facilities obsolete.

Trends & Forecasts
Case Studies

If global trade grows as expected by 9.5% per year for the next 10 years, about $2.7 trillion in new goods will be added per year to the global pipeline.

By 2021, an astounding $45 trillion in goods could be crisscrossing our planet every year. That compares to $6.5 trillion in 2001.

Winning Industrial Real Estate Strategies

Companies in sectors with high-customer service demands are expanding their number of regional distribution centers.

With the growth in internet access, technological advances will increasingly drive business change.

Large occupiers are consolidating space and finding efficiencies both within their four walls and through collaboration

Winning Industrial Real Estate Strategies