Below we present detailed key information on logistics warehouses market in Barcelona’s area during the third trimester of 2014:
The accumulated contracting of logistcs warehouses amounted to 132,096 sq m, being distributed in the following way: 102,496 sq m in the First Ring and 29,600 sq m in the Third Ring, while there has not been any kind of contracting in the Second Ring of Barcelona.
Logistics warehouses contracting in view, 112,755 sq m (38,70%) correspond to new contacted area (net), while the remaining -178.555 sq m (61,29%)- correspond to the contracting carried out by companies that have relocated, mainly in order to approach the best areas at a price that, at the moment, is more than reasonable.
Contracting corresponds in a 71,91% to companies in logistcs sector and 28,09% to end-users that carry out their own logistics.
The main operations of that period were: 15,000 sq m leased to Aldeasa in Barcelona (First Ring), 20,000 sq m leased to ID Logistics in Vilarodona (Third Ring) and 10,000 sq m leased to Naeko in Sant Boi de Llobregat (First Ring).
The total number of Logistics transactions that haven been made at the end of the third trimester amounts to 34, while the average contacted area is 5,251,6 sq m.
Registered Logistics warehouses demand amounted to 369,700 sq m, being distributed as follows: 289,700 m² in the First Ring and 80,000 m² in the Third Ring.
No new speculative projects of logistics warehouses have been initiated, remaining the total area of state-of-the-art of ultimate logistics warehouses to let in Catalonia is still being 2,572,600 m², of which 1,562,700 sq m are located in the First Ring, 474,600 sq m in the Second and 535,300 sq m in the Third.
The vacancy rate of logistics warehouses (taking into account only the warehouses park promoted for their following contacting) is nowadays 20,89%, distributed as it follows: First Ring, 42,42%; Second Ring, 20,77%; Third Ring, 36,79%. These figures do not represent significant changes regarding the previous trimester.
Logistics warehouses average output rents in the First Ring stood at 6,00 €/sq m/month, in the Second Rinhg 3,42 €/sq m/month and 2,63 €/sq m/month in the Third. Comparing this data with those of the previous trimester, we observe an increasing in the output rent.
The Logistics team of Estrada & Partners is at your disposal to make a personalized presentation of the logistics warehouses’ market study in Catalonia or to find the most attractive Logistics warehouse options for your needs.
For further information, please contact us through our website estradapartners.com or arrange a meeting by phone +34 93 215 16 50.
ESTRADA & PARTNERS is a real estate consulting firm –with offices in Barceloina and Madrid- specialiez and leader in es una consultoría inmobiliaria, con oficinas en Barcelona y Madrid, specialized and leader in Logistics and industrial sectors, as well as in investment, providing services of Brokerage, Asset Management, Asset Valuation, Consultancy and Land. During 2012 and 2013, Estrada & Partners has advised logistics transactions comprising over 185,000 sq m. These include the leasing of 32,000 sq m leased to Alindocks, 25,000 sq m leased to Michelin, 15,600 sq m to Transportes Azkar, 15,000 sq m leased to Idiada and 10,000 sq m leased to DHL. At the momento, Estrada & Partners is commercializing in exclusivity or co-exclusivity the Logistics parks –comprising over 180,000 sq m, located in El Prat de Llobregat, Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Sant Fruitós de Bages, Constantí (Tarragona), Bràfim Alió, Fogars de la Selva, Valls and El Plà de Santa Maria; owned by AXA Real Estate, Goodman, Invesco, Inbisa, CBRE Global Investors, Blackstone, Emesa and AXIARE.