US industrial investment outlook
Transaction volumes in industrial sector reach new annual record, driven by transactions over $500.0 million
Net absorption and new deliveries surpass 260.0 million square feet for first time in sector history.
Industrial transaction volumes post largest annual total, finishing the year at $78.2 billion, led by several entity-level buyouts.
Assets within primary markets represented heavily through portfolio transaction activity.
Sources of capital
Transaction sizes expand heavily in 2018, with over 40.0 percent of investment volumes pertaining to transactions $150.0 million and above.
Sources of risk
Right-sizing of industrial platforms will drive portfolio volumes in 2019.