Much of the global economy remains essentially in lockdown due to the spread of Covid-19. International trade is weak, and ports and airports are running relatively limited services. Meanwhile producer and consumer confidence indicators are at record lows.
Each country is experiencing a different intensity of public health crisis, with each at a different phase in the process. Add to the mix the alternate country industry structures and the result is a myriad of social and policy responses.
Gerald Eve contacted our international alliance of real estate firms to get a better understanding of how Covid-19 has and will affect their domestic industrial and logistics markets, the measures being contemplated for phasing the relaxation of the lockdown and what long term trends may result.