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Q3 2013 Pittsburgh Industrial Market Highlights

Q3 2013 Ind Report_Page_1Pittsburgh Earns Reputation of Conservative Market

The third quarter continued the trend established in the last several quarters. Slow and steady growth with a continuing decline in the vacancy rate – particularly among class A and B inventory. Deal activity witnessed a marginal increase resulting in a drop in overall vacancy from 8% to 7.9%.

Deals of significance include BFG Supply’s lease of 185,00 SF at 460 Nixon Road in the Northeast market and Gordon Food Service’s announcement that they will break ground on a 420,000 SF distribution center at the Findlay Industrial Park in the West. These larger transactions were supplemented by an uptick in 30,000 to 50,000 SF lease commitments – another positive sign.

Read the full Q3 2013 Pittsburgh Industrial Market Report