According to the latest report by BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland, the increase in the supply of new warehouse space by over a dozen percent per year does not affect the vacancy rate, which has continuously remained at an extremely low level for the last few quarters. The positive situation of the market results from high demand driven by consumption and the rapid growth of e-commerce. The future of the logistics and warehouse industry will be inextricably linked to the situation on and direction of growth of the labour market.
The market boom continues
What’s attracting employees?
A very interesting trend is to tailor recruitment and job positions to the Ukrainian and Russian candidates. Every third logistics company wooing new employees takes such measures, while one in four sets up kindergartens / nurseries on site
Anna Staniszewska, Head of Research and Consultancy, BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland
What are the threats?
For 3 out of 4 of the surveyed companies the shortage of workforce is seen as a major factor that can decelerate the pace of growth. Interestingly, the availability of workforce is inextricably linked to the second factor, namely the increase in labour costs, reported by 68 percent of respondents
Szymon Dołęga, Junior Consultant, Research and Consultancy, BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland
Head of Marketing & PR, Central & Eastern Europe at BNP Paribas Real Estate Poland