The disruptive shift to an e-commerce-fueled economy has created seemingly endless opportunities in industrial real estate. Companies across the board have a voracious appetite for warehouse, distribution, and fulfillment space, even as supply chain alterations and logistics infrastructures play larger roles in site selection. E-commerce-related industrial leasing has exploded in the past decade. Industrial leasing deals in the U.S. and Canada jumped from less than 5 percent of deals in 2010 to now consistently representing 20 to 30 percent, according to Cushman & Wakefield. Experts are predicting an even bigger runway ahead for e-commerce as online purchasing continues to expand into other sectors such as grocery, pharmaceuticals, and automotive. Click to read more at www.ccim.com.