The Southtree Commercial Development division is continually monitoring the real estate investment market to remain proactive with tenants, lenders, and investors. Our development team believes in strong communication which has been valuable through the turbulence in the market with COVID-19. Being available to help and offer resources allows us to all work together and keep moving forward. Before and during COVID-19, we have continued to see strong performance in our industrial properties. We wanted to share some articles that feature the strength of the U.S. industrial market with details on cap rate trends, insights on what is driving the momentum, and industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) performance.
The industrial market has been a steady performer for the past several years and this trend has continued through Q1 of 2020 and beyond. In this report, CBRE shows the U.S. Industrial Cap Rate trends by region. Hoya Capital Real Estate provides an in-depth review of the industrial REIT sector and exposure in their recent article, “Industrial REITs: Virus is Ultimate E-Commerce Accelerant.”