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The Boom in E-Commerce Leaves Barcelona Without Any Logistics Stock

Last year, 68 warehouse transactions were closed in the Catalan market compared to 61 a year earlier, according to data from the consulting firm Savills Aguirre Newman.

Henkel’s logistics centre in Barcelona.

Activity continues abound in the logistics market in Cataluña, despite the on-going health crisis. More warehouse rental operations were transacted in 2020 than in 2019, according to data from Savills Aguirre Newman. And in 2021, an even more optimistic scenario is forecast, with 67% of the new supply already pre-rented.

In this way, a total of 68 transactions involving warehouses and logistics spaces were closed in Cataluña in 2020, compared to 61 a year earlier. Of those operations, 17 were completed during the fourth quarter of last year, whereby exceeding the number signed during the final quarter of 2019 (14).

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