Saturday 22nd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Shed shortage hits growth

Businesses are being frustrated by the sharp downward availability of good modern warehouse space in the right location. Already there are signs that in some areas this could affect economic growth.

While take up reduced by 36 per cent in the West Midlands in the third quarter of the year, Simon Lloyd of DTZ said this was not due to a lack of demand but rather reflected “the limited amount of available built stock available to tenants.”