chi-hsa (2) Commerce Farms V, a 652,000-square-foot speculative industrial building being developed by Chicago-based HSA Commercial at Commerce Farms Business Center in suburban Nashville.

CHICAGO—The rise of e-commerce has given an incredible boost to the nation’s logistics sector. Developers are in the midst of a historic construction boom, which so far shows no sign of ending. And the submarkets that stand to benefit the most from this explosive growth are the ones with the best transportation infrastructure. Increasingly, that means properties with quick access to airports.