Technology to Have Greatest Impact on Building Design in Coming Years

The survey reveals strong growth for warehouse facilities forecasted from express and parcel delivery, third-party logistics and more.

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The use of smart technology is said to affect the specification of big box logistics buildings over the next 5 years, according to a JLL study, while limited availability of entitled land remains the most important challenge.

From JLL:

  • 71% of respondents anticipate demand in the e-commerce sector to increase significantly  
  • Strong growth for warehouse facilities forecasted from express and parcel delivery, third-party logistics and more.  
  • 73% say improving energy efficiency is highest global priority.