Warehousing sect receives investments of Rs 5,657 cr in H1 of 2021

New Delhi: Warehousing sector got investments of Rs 5,657 crore in the first half (H1) of 2021 (or about USD 775 million) from institutional investors, according to a report by Colliers.

The industrial and warehousing sector cornered second-highest share of the total institutional investment of Rs 18,600 crore in H1 of 2021. The largest share was bagged by office spaces.  

The investment in warehousing space has gone up due to increase in demand from e-com players for logistics. This has led to continued interest from various institutional investors.

“The Global capital flows in Asian and other emerging markets specifically like India with stable policy regime have witnessed robust inflow of Investments. The Investors are pragmatic in emerging Investment themes across Private and Public markets. Not only traditional asset Real Estate classes of Office, Residential, Industrial and Logistics but also newer themes on digital storage, shared spaces, public equities, Greenfield have seen significant traction reflecting new thematic and sentiment”, said Piyush Gupta, Managing Director, Capital Markets & Investment Services (India).