det-livonia2 (3) Amazon’s new distribution center in Livonia recently opened.

DETROIT—The industrial market throughout this metro area continues to expand. Driven by the growth of facilities dedicated to e-commerce, along with a strong auto sector, in the third quarter the vacancy rate fell to 5.3%, a drop of 20 bps, and 1.4 million square feet was absorbed, according to a new report from Newmark Knight Frank. This marks the 28th consecutive quarter of expansion.