For most of 2020, the GTA’s industrial market held steady despite the coronavirus outbreak.
- The Q4 overall availability rate remained at 1.5%, and average asking net rental rates stayed above $10 PSF.
- FedEx Express Canada opened a new package sorting facility in Etobicoke. It will have the capacity to run 24 hours a day and can sort up to 20,000 shipments per hour.
- Remarkable volumes of online retail sales during the 2020 holiday season will likely result in unprecedented levels of online sales returns. There will be a need for space to receive, process, and store these items.