New Industrial Construction: High Demand Outweighing Economic Headwinds

By Cameron Williams, Director of Research, SVN International Corp.

Industrial rent is still experiencing double digit growth nationally and low end vacancy as the demand for space continues into 2023. Certain markets are particularly hot. The Southeast has had several major seaport expansions recently, contributing to an increased need and record expansion along with the Southwest corridor as a potential alternative to comparatively high rents on the Western Coast.