Aon Center in Chicago The Aon Center, NCREIF’s headquarters.

CHICAGO—Industrial assets among the 7,527 commercial properties indexed by the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries posted the highest returns in the fourth quarter, NCREIF said Thursday afternoon. The sector’s leading status carries over to 12-month results, for which industrial was the only property type in the NCREIF Property Index (NPI) to post double-digit returns.