As a result, Dutch companies have developed great adaptability.
The Dutch industry consists of a wide range of producers and businesses. To look ahead to the rest of 2021 and beyond, the industry itself must first be considered. This can be roughly divided into three main pillars: High Tech, food and metal and machine construction.
Despite the corona crisis, investors in the industrial property investment market are accepting increasingly lower returns and the general expectation is that this trend will continue in the coming year. However, there are a number of comments to be made with regard to the specific segment. The investment market operates in many different sub-sectors that show large differences in growth prospects. In addition, the region and size of the objects play a role in the ultimate popularity of the business property as an investment proposition.
The world is changing rapidly and although some trends will come to light more quickly due to the corona crisis, this will be no different post-COVID. Digitalization and extensive automation lead to different production processes and thus a changing market. The role of data, digitization, robotization, 3D printers, Internet of Things (IoT), and biotechnology leads to new products and a new range of applications for existing products.
The full Outlook 2021 - Industrial report can be downloaded from this page.