Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Houston industrial Logistics and industrial developers will look for ways to complement the instant gratification lifestyle.

HOUSTON—In the third quarter of 2018, the US industrial market benefited from record-high port volumes, positive absorption and a vacancy rate that remained below 5% despite the addition of new inventory. The continued enthusiasm for industrial product is examined in Transwestern’s third-quarter industrial outlook, which revealed rent growth across nearly every market tracked.

“High-quality infill remains in high demand by investors, causing average rent to blow by the $6 per-square-foot threshold,” said Matthew Dolly, Transwestern research director. “While construction continues at an aggressive pace, it can’t keep up with the red-hot demand. As a result, we’ve seen the US industrial vacancy rate drop 300 basis points in the past five years.”

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

More from this author



Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2022 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.