Seaports are a vital economic engine for the U.S., and the nation’s import and export volumes are one of the top demand drivers for industrial real estate.

As the global shipping industry is evolving to get products to consumers quicker and more efficiently, U.S. ports are undergoing significant change to better service larger vessels. While West Coast ports are naturally better suited for this trend thanks to deeper harbors, the recent expansion of the Panama Canal has created an opportunity for more cargo to shift to ports along the East Coast and the Gulf Coast.

Our latest report, the Industrial U.S. Seaport Outlook, presents an engaging, visual representation of the key facts about the major seaports, including:

The outlook provides perspective on the trends impacting these ports and the surrounding industrial real estate markets. To learn more, explore the Industrial U.S. Seaport Outlook.