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The economic outlook and industrial rents

The drivers of industrial rental growth were turned on their head during the pandemic, but we expect the pre-COVID-19 relationships will soon be reestablished. That points to consumer spending as an important factor, reflecting the growing importance of online spending for industrial. And with consumer spending doing relatively well thanks to falling interest rates and lower inflation, that implies industrial rental growth will slow to around 3.5% by 2025, which means it will stay the strongest of the property sectors.

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