U.S. Industrial Post-COVID Review and Outlook VC
Recorded On: 07/09/2020
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The industrial market has seen dramatic shifts in recent years with extremely low vacancy rates and limited space options in several markets. Consequently, net absorption has been low and renewal rates have been high. But will this trend continue through the unexpected economic disruption of 2020 brought on by the pandemic? Learn about the new outlook for industrial real estate amid the many trends impacting the sector, including e-commerce, outsourcing, and the growth of third-party logistics (3PL) sector.
Senior Director, Global Head of Industrial & Logistics Research, CBRE
James brings 16 years of experience in commercial real estate from time spent as National Director of Industrial Research at Colliers International. During his nearly four years at Colliers, James produced a wide variety of thought-leadership pieces that were showcased in Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bisnow, Globe Street, and many others.
James started his career at Cushman & Wakefield as an entry level analyst, quickly climbing the ranks to become an industrial broker in California’s Inland Empire. After nearly three years as a broker, James returned to research, managing the industrial and office teams in Southern California and Arizona. James was also a member of the U.S. industrial research team.
Born and raised in the Inland Empire, James is a graduate of California State University - San Bernardino with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Minor in Finance. James currently resides with his family in Phoenix, AZ.