E-Commerce Driving Changes in Industrial Market

connorE-commerce expansion and growing demand for distribution hubs in the eastern third of the United States are driving changes in the industrial real estate market, says Duke Realty’s Chief Operating Officer, Jim Connor, in a recent article in NAIOP’s Development Magazine. The article references several Duke Realty projects, including Carter’s warehouse in Atlanta, which is noted for its omnichannel strategy.

As Connor points out, “Evolution of e-commerce in the industrial real estate business is still somewhat in its infancy.” The article advances the position that this “trial-and-error” stage is part of an evolving process that has so far been “a huge boon for the industrial market.”

Read the full article here.