chi-hsa (2) Commerce Farms V, a 652,000-square-foot speculative industrial building being developed by Chicago-based HSA Commercial at Commerce Farms Business Center in suburban Nashville.

CHICAGO—The US industrial market may have slowed down a bit from the truly historic levels of new construction and absorption seen over the past few years, but demand remains quite strong, especially in a group of markets important to product distribution. And with the continuing rise of e-commerce, more companies will need ultra-modern distribution buildings in these key metro areas.