Stanland, CCIM, SIOR, is president and chairman of the board of the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®. He’s also vice president of office & industrial leasing for Edens & Avant Inc., Columbia, S.C.
Industrial and office practitioners around the country are reporting a slowdown, though slight, in the absorption of space among dot-com and other Internet companies—a group that has been one of the demand drivers for both office and industrial space in recent years. But don’t fret. The Internet economy is just beginning its long-term run-up.