U.S. seaports help deliver vital goods to consumers, ship exports overseas and support millions of jobs. In fact, seaports are a vital economic engine for the U.S., and are one of the top demand drivers for industrial real estate. The major seaports across the country all posted strong results in 2017 for both loaded inbound and outbound container volume for a variety of factors.

Our latest report, the 2018 Industrial U.S. Seaport Outlook, presents an engaging, visual representation of the key facts about the major seaports, including:

This outlook dives into trends and their effects on ports throughout the country, providing insight into current port capabilities and fundamentals. We also look into how the rapidly changing global shipping industry, consumer preferences in the U.S. and abroad and U.S. trade policies will affect these ports and the surrounding industrial real estate markets in coming years.