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Warehousing is hotter than ever. But supply is struggling to keep up. Blame old irritants.

A sudden inflow of money into the sector can do little to solve familiar problems around land acquisition.
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26 Aug 2019 6 Mins Read 1 comments
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Zero in 2015 and 2016. USD1.1 billion between Q1 FY17 and Q1 FY19. India’s logistics and warehousing sector is living through a Cinderella moment, with investments flooding in at an unprecedented pace. Demand for bigger, better organised warehouses is spiking, reeling in local players as well as global private-equity (PE) moneybags. The reason for much of this
in 2017. Industry insiders say thanks to such hectic activity, vacancy levels in Grade A warehouses across the country has fallen to only 6%-7%. In other words, of every 100 sq ft of ready space, only 6 sq ft-7 sq ft is left to be occupied. Cinderella’s charmed life is wearing thin. ( Graphics by Mohammad Arshad)
Zero in 2015 and 2016. USD1.1 billion between Q1 FY17 and Q1 FY19. India’s logistics and warehousing sector is living through a Cinderella moment, with investments flooding in at an unprecedented pace. Demand for bigger, better organised warehouses is spiking, reeling in local players as well as global private-equity (PE) moneybags. The reason for much of this in 2017. Industry insiders say thanks to such hectic activity, vacancy levels in Grade A warehouses across the country has fallen to only 6%-7%. In other words, of every 100 sq ft of ready space, only 6 sq ft-7 sq ft is left to be occupied. Cinderella’s charmed life is wearing thin. ( Graphics by Mohammad Arshad)

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