Landlords have achieved the upper hand, with rents rising 8.2 percent over the previous year, and investors are seizing the opportunity to buy into the expanding market. While year-over-year investment in industrial real estate is down 28.9 percent from Q3 2015, total investment volumes are on track to set the second-largest tally since 2008.

Key Takeaways:

  • Landlords have achieved the upper hand, with rents rising 8.2 percent over the previous year, and investors are seizing the opportunity to buy into the expanding market.
  • Online retailers are working hard to perfect their supply chains in an effort to deliver goods to consumers more rapidly and cost-effectively than ever before.
  • They’re asking what, where and how many distribution centers are needed to feed the consumer e-commerce appetite.

“Online retailers are working hard to perfect their supply chains in an effort to deliver goods to consumers more rapidly and cost-effectively than ever before.”

http://blog.naiop.org/2017/01/why-industrial-real-estate-is-poised-to-break-records-in-2017/

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