Digitally Remastered: What Industry 4.0 means for Asia Pacific Industrial & Logistics Real Estate April 2018
Since the development and widespread use of the internet, the development of information communication technology encompassing all manners of computer and telecommunications technology including the internet, integrated circuits, broadband transmission, has severely disrupted many industries.
In the first wave of digitisation, industries such as film photography, print media/ advertising and recorded music saw their business models disrupted and industry stalwarts brought low, if not eliminated altogether. The next wave of ICT advancement is set to cause the same kind of disruption to industries, business models and companies once thought impervious to the challenges posed by digitisation.
This report by CBRE Research examines the latest Industry 4.0 related technology trends, specifically in the area of manufacturing, and explains how they will transform the Asia Pacific industrial & logistics real estate landscape in the coming years.
Industrial & logistics investors, developers, operators and occupiers in the region will need to understand the potential impact of these trends, not only to avoid pitfalls but, more importantly, to leverage the benefits for their future growth.