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The Rise of Ecommerce Accelerated Amazon’s Growth in the Second Quarter

As expected, the pandemic-induced deceleration of market activity in the second quarter continues to impact all sectors of commercial real estate. While some sectors experienced record drops in transaction volume, the U.S. industrial sector remained sound as mid-year 2020 activity fell a mere 8.8% from the same time last year. The increasing reliance on e-commerce for basic goods fueled demand for industrial bulk space as supply chains continue to be right-sized, shifting away from the former “lean” inventory strategies.

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Amanda Ortiz

Director, National Industrial Research

Chicago - Rosemont

Amanda Ortiz is the Director, National Industrial Research on the National Marketing & Research team at Colliers. Based in Chicago, Amanda partners with national and local teams to deliver market intelligence initiatives and provide direction to drive national competitive advantage through research strategy, development and analytics.

Amanda possesses comprehensive experience in both database management and trend analysis. Her knowledge of the macro and micro factors affecting the commercial real estate market results in proactively positioned research.

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