Regional Outlook(26) 

WESTSeattle 4Q08 Industrial Highlights       subMarket    Vacancy rate4Q08 (%)    Vacancy rate4Q07 (%)       Kent Valley    4.56    5.18       Seattle CBD    3.80    4.54       Pierce County    10.15    9.64       Eastside    8.40    8.37       North End    7.52    6.43       Source Colliers International   

International Beat(14) 

Markets To WatchSydney, Australia — Industrial developers found 4Q08 difficult due to a lack of financing and a slowdown in tenant demand, according to Cushman & Wakefield. But despite very little rent growth, Sydney’s submarkets experienced several sales. A vacant

Market Trends(26) 

The Colorado based Smashburger chain is expanding to 135 stores in Arizona, New Mexico, New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas. The company is looking for locations on restaurant rows with 50,000 car traffic counts and average household incomes of