E-commerce real estate to grow 1B square feet over the next five years

rejournals | August 03, 2020

E-commerce real estate to grow 1B square feet over the next five years
While the COVID-19 situation has placed potholes and hairpin turns in front of some sectors like retail and hospitality, there’s nothing ahead but freshly laid asphalt for industrial real estate particularly e-commerce-related properties. New projections suggest that this segment will grow by 1 billion square feet over the next five years. JLL’s second quarter industrial outlook identified a number of trends, noting a sub-6-percent vacancy across the country with leasing velocity overwhelmingly propelled by e-commerce activity. As shelter-in-place policies constrained brick and mortar retail, more and more consumers turned to online shopping to acquire essential items.

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As a registered agent on Housing.com, you can now manage your real estate business on-the-go, on your Android phone! With the Housing for Agents app on Android, it is extremely easy to grow your leads pipeline and boost sales. The app lets you respond faster to leads with instant notifications on new contacts, and status of your properties. Easily search, prioritise your best leads and respond to potential buyers and sellers, to close more deals.