Right now, the industrial real estate industry is thriving, and, while some believe a market correction may occur in the next year or two, others believe the strong e-commerce industry will keep the industrial market strong for several years to come. In this article, we’ll review some of the top markets for industrial real estate development and investing in the United States, factoring in economic and employment trends, construction and development rates, and a variety of other important variables.
Right now, self-storage is one of the fastest growing real estate sectors in the United States, with construction and development spending consistently growing over the last 10 years. In fact, nearly 10% of all American households rent self-storage, not to mention a wide array of commercial clients. Currently, there are over 50,000 self-storage facilities around the country, consisting of approximately 1.7 billion square feet of space. In this article, we’ll discuss the top 6 self-storage firms in the U.S., which collectively hold 18% of the self-storage real estate in America. Each of these firms is publicly traded, with several of them being operated as REITs, or real estate investment trusts.
Unlike stocks, bonds, and other financial products, commercial real estate is known for the variety of tax benefits it can offer investors. From accelerated depreciation to mortgage interest deductions and tax advantages for an investor’s heirs, these benefits can lead to a massive difference in returns, especially over an extended period of time. However, to make use of commercial real estate’s tax advantages, you need to know what they are and how they work.