Industrial Real Estate

Industrial Real Estate

Commentary

Don’t have the time to rehash last year and want to know what’s in store for the next 18 months? You’ve got freight to move, so here are the takeaways from the annual State of Logistics report released on Tuesday by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and JOC.com reporting.

News & Analysis

10 Aug 2015
E-commerce is creating demand for small distribution centers that can provide last-mile retail delivery more nimbly than the big regional DCs that currently dominate industry investment.
06 Aug 2015
One of the largest U.S. inland ports continues to grow, with one logistics provider planning to open a 1.1 million square foot distribution center and a grain shipper moving to the Chicago area site served by intermodal rail.
06 Aug 2015
Gerber Childrenswear announced a $33 million investment for a distribution center in Berkeley County, South Carolina, another sign of Port of Charleston’s growing role as a major import gateway on the East Coast,
03 Aug 2015
London Gateway wants shippers to use its new common-user facility as a testbed for trying out innovative logistics solutions, said it implementation director Graeme Clarke.
10 Jul 2015
Wal-Mart has opened four new warehouses in Tianjin to expand its distribution centre in northern China, the latest example of rising mainland demand for modern logistics property that is increasingly in short supply.
08 Jul 2015
The U.S. cold storage industry has grown at an average annual rate of 9.3 percent the past seven years, and further growth is anticipated as this niche industry mirrors the country’s economic expansion, according to a report published by Cushman & Wakefield.
25 Jun 2015
Northern Nevada tops the list for shippers in advanced manufacturing interested in returning to or expanding existing facilities in the U.S., according to recent study from a national site-selection firm. And while the cost of logistics didn’t figure quantitatively into the firm’s ultimate rankings, total landed costs did.
24 Jun 2015
China’s rapidly developing logistics property business continues to attract investment from outside the industry with a Hong Kong-based real estate private equity firm the latest to jump into the booming warehousing market.
22 Jun 2015
Indiana is the place to set up shop if you’re a logistics firm or a shipper looking for a state with global market appeal, according to an Indiana state manufacturing and logistics initiative.
22 Jun 2015
Florida shippers and manufacturers in the Tampa Area Bay can use a new 1,400-acre logistics park to distribute goods, particularly e-commerce items, from the nearby port and other directions leading to the growing population center.