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U.S. Industrial investment*
Investment sales
YTD, billions of $US
Year-to-date investment sales growth (%)
Average cap rate (%)
-3 bps
12-month change in cap rate (bp)
U.S. Industrial investment sales by market type*
-60 bps
12-month change in
total vacancy (bp)
12-month net absorption
(% of inventory)
12-month completions
(% of inventory)
12-month rent growth
(p.s.f., %)
  • New supply and net absorption on track to surpass 200.0 m.s.f. mark by end of 2017.
  • 2017 total volume through the third quarter already third highest full-year tally since 2008.
  • Attractive rent growth & scarcity of opportunities driving tertiary market volumes.
  • Foreign capital & REIT activity significant drivers of growth in 2017.
  • Concentrated competition continues to drive investment further on risk spectrum.

*Data is from Q3 2017 U.S. Industrial Investment Quick Look

U.S. Industrial cap rate map

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