Colliers senior EVP, Steven Bellitti. Colliers senior EVP, Steven Bellitti.

INLAND EMPIRE, CA—As technology and its profusion of sophisticated “apps” continue to increasingly dominate nearly every retail purchase the average American consumer makes—from paying for a simple cup of coffee, ordering same-day delivery of groceries, buying a customized La-Z-Boy recliner while relaxing in the old, furnishing a new home from top to bottom without ever visiting a bricks-and-mortar store, or even ordering, financing, and customizing the latest en vogue electric-powered sports car, it all means that those goods have to be manufactured, warehoused and distributed from somewhere. That is according to the latest Colliers International report, which recently got an exclusive sneak peak at.

In the second quarter of 2016 ended June 30, that “somewhere” was Southern California’s Inland Empire, a massive region in terms of geography and population that touches three of the nation’s largest counties—San Bernardino, Riverside and a portion of Los Angeles.

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Natalie Dolce

Natalie Dolce, editor-in-chief of and GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum, is responsible for working with editorial staff, freelancers and senior management to help plan the overarching vision that encompasses, including short-term and long-term goals for the website, how content integrates through the company’s other product lines and the overall quality of content. Previously she served as national executive editor and editor of the West Coast region for and Real Estate Forum, and was responsible for coverage of news and information pertaining to that vital real estate region. Prior to moving out to the Southern California office, she was Northeast bureau chief, covering New York City for Her background includes a stint at InStyle Magazine, and as managing editor with New York Press, an alternative weekly New York City paper. In her career, she has also covered a variety of beats for M magazine, Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel,, and Co-Ed magazine. Dolce has also freelanced for a number of publications, including and Museums New York magazine.

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