This Viewpoint examines the potential impacts on commercial real estate in major U.S. oil- and gas-producing markets as the U.S. supplies a greater portion of Europe’s energy needs. Key Findings
As energy companies increase production and build their inventories, demand for warehouse and manufacturing space may rise.
A limited supply of manufacturing facilities could cause companies to modify warehouse or distribution space for oilfield parts manufacturing, adding demand to an already-booming industrial sector.
Greater demand for liquefied natural gas and planned production capacity increases may cause companies to seek additional back-office space.