Figures Australia Industrial and Logistics National 4Q22

January 23, 2023

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Key Points

  • Australia’s e-commerce penetration rate equates to 13.1% (or AUD 53 billion over the past 12 months). 
  • Gross take-up in 2022 has reached over 3 million sqm, surpassing the 10-year annual average for the fourth consecutive year.
  • E-commerce related occupiers have accounted for 46% of floorspace leased in 2022, with the concentration of activity from the transport, postal and warehousing occupiers (48%).
  • Almost a quarter of the total floorspace to be delivered in 2022 was completed in 4Q22, bringing total completions for CY2022 to 1.7 million sqm (6% above the long-run average).
  • Rental growth over the quarter continues to climb, with the supply-weighted average super prime grade assets increasing by 6.8% q-o-q due to a chronic shortage of space (national average vacancy at 0.6%).
  • The national average midpoint yield for super prime grade asset now stands at 4.80%.
  • Investment sales for income producing assets (≥ AUD 10 million) in 4Q22 totaled AUD 2.0 billion.