chi-georgia pacific (2) Georgia-Pacific’s facility in University Park, IL, was recently sold to an investor.

CHICAGO—It’s well-known that the extended rise of the US industrial market keeps attracting more investors into the sector. That growing popularity has put downward pressure on cap rates and pushed up prices, as well as drawn buyers into smaller, secondary markets. But behind all of the statistics, other factors are also having an influence on the direction of the market for investment.