At the close of first quarter 2013, the Chicago industrial market showed further signs of improvement. Companies were more willing to spend and take risks as strong market fundamentals provided reason for optimism in the industrial sector. The Purchasing Managers’ Index published by the Institute for Supply Management reached 51.3 in March, expanding for the fourth consecutive month. Increasing sales and product demand are driving companies to expand into new space.
Source : Cushman & Wakefield