Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic have hit the UK hard, just as we are over one hurdle, we find ourselves up against another. The latest news suggests that there will be shortages over the Christmas shopping season and people will find themselves without.

The lack of HGV drivers, and the post-Brexit customs measures are causing no end of problems to the supply chain. As a result, alongside the increase in internet shopping and the stockpiling attitude, warehouse space has never been more in demand. The facts and figures below illustrate this. 2021 is already set to break previous records.  

The commercial property team at Spratt Endicott work for a number of significant warehouse developers and portfolio owners and have found a massive increase in warehouse development, investment purchases and management work.