The year 2021 began in the first quarter with the signing of leases at the level of 88 thousand. m2. "New lease contracts amounted to 50 thousand. m2, the remaining 38-thousand. m2 consisted of renewals of existing leases,” the company explains, adding that the largest transaction of this quarter with an area of almost 27 thousand m2 was the so-called renegotiation - an extension of the lease agreement of a manufacturing company in Redside Park in Trenčín. The signing of the second largest transaction of the quarter was the signing of a contract for the lease of new warehouses of the production company KB Components with an area of 16.7 thousand m2 in CTPark near Žilina.
"After the initial pandemic slowdown during the first to third quarters of 2020, we followed the recovery of the traditionally strong automotive industry in Slovakia, and in general e-commerce benefits the most from this crisis, which during the pandemic 2025 and further,” evaluates Jakub Volner, Head of the Industrial and Logistics Real Estate Department of JLL. The suspension of several projects from the first half of last year had the effect of increasing the vacancy rate in logistics real estate. "This situation has naturally resulted in increased pressure on rents. Depending on the location, rents in the industrial and logistics real estate segment in non-premium locations fell temporarily by about 5-10 percent,” the company concluded.
Source:// Logistika dnes