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Cincinnati Industrial 21Q1 Report

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Market Activity Accelerates Demand for Modern Logistics Space

The Cincinnati industrial market has weathered the COVID-19 pandemic and even gained ground as the surge in e-commerce activity continues to generate increasing demand for modern logistics and distribution space.

  • Net Absorption of 2 million SF resulted in a 30 bps decrease in vacancy to 5.8%.
  • Leasing activity is focused on bulk warehouse buildings in key logistics submarkets.
  • Construction levels remain consistent with 5.2 million SF of product in the pipeline.
  • Rent growth, while slowing from record levels of annual increases, remains strong.

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Cincinnati Industrial 21Q1 Report

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Loren DeFilippo

Senior Customer Success Lead

Cincinnati

Loren oversees all  research activities for Colliers'  Ohio markets including, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton and Akron/Canton.  His responsibilities include the collection, aggregation and analysis of data regarding office, industrial, retail and  multifamily asset classes, along with capital markets.  He prepares reports documenting current economic and commercial real estate market  conditions and provides forecasts to assist brokers  and clients in making informed business decisions. A firm believer in the power of knowledge, Loren utilizes research as a marketing tool in conjunction with the firm's marketing and business development efforts. Loren leverages  his 30+ years of career experiences as an architect, a broker specializing in the leasing and sale of office properties and market researcher to accelerate the success of our brokers, clients and stakeholders.

 

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Shenan Murphy

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Growing up, I always knew I wanted a job where I would be in control of my career path, and commercial real estate has allowed me to do that both personally and professionally. I began my career as a retail and investment broker in 1989. Today, I leverage my previous brokerage experience and knowledge to oversee the strategic and daily operations of Colliers International | Greater Cincinnati and Dayton. Additionally, in 2012 founded the Colliers Cleveland office. As the Vice-Chairmain leading multiple offices, I prioritize providing the best strategic leadership and oversight to a truly remarkable team. In addition to commercial real estate, I have created a diversified and innovative family of companies providing brokerage sales, investment, construction, information technology, and property management services.

The experience I gained from holding various positions throughout my career has allowed me to reach a broad base of clients and establish valuable relationships throughout Greater Cincinnati and Dayton. These relationships have provided the opportunity to aid some of the region’s most successful companies in making sound real estate decisions.

In addition to my daily responsibilities with Colliers, I'm part of a great family, three great kids and  spouse who is so supportive. 

I find great joy in being involved in my community. One of my personal goals is to help the Cincinnati community and those around me to move forward and grow with energy and purpose. I am a member of various organizations serving the community such as the University of Cincinnati Foundation (Board Member), the University of Cincinnati UCATS (Board Member), the University of Cincinnati Diamond Club for Baseball (Chairman), the University of Cincinnati College of Business (Real Estate Board Member), the Greater Cincinnati Regional Business Committee, and Cincinnati Young Presidents Organization.

I hold the CCIM commercial real estate designation and have affiliations with ICSC (International Council of Shopping Center), ULI (Urban Land Institute), and NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties).

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John Gartner

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