Absorption Index, Warehouse and Retail (ABSIRET, ABSIWH)

What is it?

The absorption index for retail (ABSIWH) measures the change in occupied retail units out of the total occupied warehouse stock. It can be used to evaluate the rate which space is being sold.

The absorption index for retail (ABSIRET) measures the change in occupied retail units out of the total occupied retail stock. It can be used to evaluate the rate which space is being sold.

Who is interested?

Analysts, Industry Professionals, Contractors, Controllers, CFO’s

What does it tell me?

An absorption rate provides insight on the rate at which units are being sold and tells you what the demand is for that particular segment.