SAN FRANCISCO—Industrial’s outlook isn’t likely to dim any time soon, with Cushman & Wakefield and Colliers International both predicting further growth in the sector.  “Strengthening fundamentals throughout North America support a positive forecast for the next three years,” says Maria Sicola, head of research for the Americas group at C&W. She expects economic conditions to drive further improvement and growth for industrial.

Specifically, US job growth is expected to exceed three million in 2015, boding well for the economy generally and the industrial sector in particular. “Trends in supply and demand are favorable across all major and secondary markets, with an overall decline in vacancy,” says John Morris, C&W’s leader, industrial services for the Americas. “Shifting demand and service paradigms, market forces and global dynamics point to continuing growth in industrial real estate.”

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