Quick Takeaways

  • Industrial real estate can include warehouses, factories, depots, and storage facilities, and is often inexpensive to own and operate.
  • Demand for industrial and warehouse property continues to outperform other commercial real estate sectors as retailers shift further toward e-commerce.
  • Adapting warehouse and industrial spaces will be core focus for owner, investors and operators.

The industrial and warehouse real estate is a crucial sector for commercial real estate. During the pandemic, industrial and warehouse real estate saw immense growth as companies and retail shifted their focus toward e-commerce. While the industrial market has returned to more pre-pandemic like behavior, there is still active growth industrial and warehouse real estate. The shift toward innovation, such as multi-level warehouses and adaptive reuse, allows industrial and warehouse real estate to remain strongly rooted in commercial sectors.

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