However, in the face of explosive W/D supply growth, industrial employment has not kept pace and is expected to remain modest. Atlanta is the most affordable top-tier warehouse/distribution in the nation, even with the substantial recent rent growth. The comparatively low cost of living and significant net migration will continue to fuel the demand for warehouse product across the Metro. However, Atlanta is expected to experience many of the same pain points as those seen across the country, including a tightening labor supply, supply chain disruptions, extended lead times, material shortages, and rising construction costs.
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