E-commerce appetite puts pressure on industrial space

From Globe and Mail

“E-commerce is growing at about 15 to 20 per cent a year. The way retail is going online requires facilities close to large populations,” says Chris MacCauley, senior vice-president at CBRE in Vancouver. “Our old industrial areas were serving where it worked back then. And we’ve just put billions into infrastructure [around the Delta port]. Does the land surrounding that make sense as agriculture?”

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