Industrial Landlords and Tenants Focus on Length of Lease

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BY JOSEPH HAAS – The CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) Hawaii Industrial MarketView details these developments in the third quarter of 2010:

– Average asking rents declined by $.04 to $1.01 a square foot
– Landlords and tenants are focused on length of lease issue
– Industrial vacancy rate rises slightly to 4.7% statewide.
– Industrial property transaction activity was highest in Kalihi and on Maui


The complete CBRE Industrial MarketView Honolulu 3rd Quarter report accompanies this release. CBRE is the largest commercial real estate services firm in Hawaii.

MarketView data is complied from a set of 2,390 parcels with industrial buildings and 4,033 vacant land parcels across the State used historically by CB Richard Ellis in Hawaii to reflect general market conditions.

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Joseph Haas is the Senior Managing Director for CB Richard Ellis