Economy Watch Weekly: Industrial Sector Benefits from Last-Mile Demand

There's no doubt that industrial assets are in high demand among domestic and foreign investors, but what's driving the sector's success? Economy Editor Dees Stribling has the latest, for the week ending Oct. 27, 2017.

CPERadioIndustrial assets are attracting both foreign and domestic investment due to the sector’s strong performance and the growing sophistication of logistics facilities, according to a new CBRE report. But what’s driving demand for industrial space? E-commerce. Retailers are bolstering their last-mile distribution space in order to compete with Amazon and deliver goods to consumers faster than ever. Economy Editor Dees Stribling discusses the full report, for the week ending Oct. 27, 2017.