Warehouse demand appears to be gaining velocity with some caveats. While the demand varies from market to market, demand is typically for less space.  The static nature of the overall demand points in a positive direction for the marketplace.  Tenants are taking care to secure data on landlords and lenders to ensure that they are well capitalized and can provide for occupancy standards.  Smaller industrial assets are trading fairly steady within the owner-occupier segmentation.  Investment trading continues as well but based upon more stringent metrics and return requirements.

For further insights, click here for a roundtable article from NAR’s Realtor Magazine that I recently contributed to.