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Real Capital Markets is seeing a surge in its industrial deal volumes, thanks to what has become known as the Amazon effect. The brokerage firm recently hit a $1 trillion milestone in deal values, and gave us a look at how their business has change since the firm’s inception in the early 1990s. While multifamily has been a consistent driver, industrial deals have been the biggest change, ramping up in the last several years to become a significant piece of the pie. The firm isn’t alone. Industrial has become a major asset class throughout Southern California with some experts calling it the new darling of commercial real estate.