Industrial: The Recession-Proof Asset Class?

Jason Tolliver • 9/10/2020

Industrial Recession Proof Report Web Banner Image

The industrial property segment has been among the top performing asset classes in terms of net occupancy growth, rent growth and capital appreciation over the past several years. As COVID-19 spread across the country, real estate markets across the country have been affected in various ways. However, the industrial asset class seems to endure despite the challenges that the COVID-19 recession has brought forth. Much of this is due to the industrial market’s strong position heading into the pandemic.

Use Cushman & Wakefield’s interactive map to find out how the U.S. and Canadian industrial real estate markets were performing at the onset of the current recession compared to previous recessions and read the full report to understand how key industrial markets are expected to weather the storm.  


Jason Tolliver Indianapolis Industrial Strategic Accounts
Jason Tolliver

Americas Leader, Industrial
Indianapolis, United States

+1 (317) 639-0549

Download VCard

Linsey Smith Chicago
Linsey Smith

Director, Chicago Research
Chicago, United States

+1 (312) 4248045

Download VCard

Related Insights

Q3 U.S. MarketBeat Industrial Report Web Card Image
MarketBeat ? Industrial

Industrial Reports

Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyze quarterly commercial real estate activity including supply, demand and pricing trends.
Jason Tolliver • 10/8/2020
New Normal (image)
Research ? Industrial

Coronavirus and supply chain disruption: prepare for impact

The pandemic has magnified many supply chain opportunities and trends to drive business success.
Bethany Clark • 6/1/2020
MRI 2020 (image)
Research ? Industrial

2020 Global Manufacturing Risk Index

2020 Global Manufacturing Risk Index assesses the most suitable locations for global manufacturing among 48 countries in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific.
Lisa Graham • 6/25/2020