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The accelerated adoption of e-commerce and supply chain innovation in a post-Covid-19 world is helping to reshape the commercial property sector in South Africa, especially when it comes to the ongoing growth of logistics real estate.
This was the view of top speakers at the Fortress REIT webinar titled The Great Rebuild on Thursday, 6 August 2020, who unpacked the drivers of future growth in South Africa with focus on logistics real estate. The webinar, hosted by Bruce Whitfield, included a panel discussion with Steven Brown (CEO of Fortress REIT Limited), alongside Robert Dobrzycki (CEO of Panattoni Europe), Phil Marais (Head of Africa and Brazil Supply Chain, Cotton On Group) and Mike Stopforth (CEO of Beyond Binary) as well as commentary from other thought leaders in the industry.
A key insight is that activity has increased in the logistics real estate sector in the last 12 months as …