An Analysis of U.S. Industrial Real Estate’s Recent Performance and Its Outlook for the Future

August 24, 2021 | By Debo Ayeni and Thomas R. Burton — In 2020, industrial real estate outperformed all other major real estate classes and the sector’s strong performance has continued in 2021. According to Real Capital Analytics, transaction volume increased from $46.9 million in 1H20 to $51.9 million in 1H21, the average cap rate declined from 6.1% in 1H20 to 5.8% in 1H21, and the average price per sf increased from $96.43 in 1H20 to $107.09 in 1H21. This report examines some of the reasons behind industrial real estate’s strong performance, it describes the leading types of industrial properties, and it highlights the different factors that have positioned industrial real estate for continued growth.

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