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E-Commerce: Where Blackstone saw Opportunity in Global Logistics

Online retail is growing across the globe. This trend is creating increasing demand for warehouses, resulting in lowering vacancies, higher rents and growing real estate values. And as consumers continue to expect same-day delivery of goods, e-commerce platforms are shifting their logistics strategies to focus on the last mile.

As high-conviction, thematic investors, Blackstone identified this trend early and deployed our capital globally – starting in the United States in 2010, and then replicating our platform in Europe, and Asia.

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