Tracking E-Commerce To A Career In Industrial Real Estate Brokerage
July 16, 2018 / Tom Pfister
Doubts of growing your retail brick-and-mortar clientele have you reaching for antacid from the bubble wrap parcel on your porch? Don’t post a “closed” sign on your commercial real estate journey. Instead, consider pivoting to 32-foot clear heights and secured trailer parking. E-commerce keeps growing. In 2017, U.S. online retail sales increased 16% year-over-year, up four out of five years running, and yielded $453.5 billion in total sales, according to CBRE. Of the 50 largest industrial leases finalized last year, approximately 43% involved e-commerce companies.