Industrial Real Estate

Commentary

Consumers now expect more from the global supply chain without fully understanding the true implications. The new omnichannel sourcing model calls for nimble, seamless fulfillment from stores, Web sites, warehouses and intermediaries. Further, it forces much bigger strategic decisions around balancing service and inventory levels that weren’t imaginable two or three years ago.

News & Analysis

14 Apr 2014
Goodman Group plans to increase its investment in China to $3 billion in the next three to four years, Philip Pearce, the Australia-listed global industrial property developer’s China country manager, said in Shanghai.
Adam Roth
01 Apr 2014
Adam Roth, director of NAI Global Logistics, discusses projected changes in capacity, especially in trucking; rapid growth in Mexico and the transportation network for moving cargo from that nation; rising use of intermodal and railroads; and anticipated increases in the cost of transportation versus the cost of real estate.
Monterrey, Mexico
19 Mar 2014
The inland port of Monterrey, Mexico, is attracting new shippers, and new customs legislation will allow existing and future tenants to more easily tap foreign trade zone benefits.
20 Feb 2014
Singapore-based logistics developer GLP adds $230 million to its Brazilian development fund, which now totals $1.1 billion, to build out leasable distribution space in Brazil.
18 Feb 2014
Global Logistics Properties wins $2.5 billion in support from Chinese investors to expand its fast-growing network of modern logistics facilities across China.
Warehouse door
12 Feb 2014
Craig Meyer, president of Jones Lang LaSalle’s industrial brokerage team, advises clients that are looking for warehouse space in hot markets such as Southern California, Northern New Jersey and Dallas to focus on the property that best suits their needs and to move decisively to close the deal.
Calgary, Alberta
12 Feb 2014
It’s not hard to see why major shippers are setting up shop or expanding their distribution operations in Calgary. Roughly $3.5 billion will be spent on infrastructure over the coming year.
Home Depot's new distribution center in Locust Grove, Ga.
11 Feb 2014
ATLANTA — Home Depot yesterday opened the first of three new direct fulfillment centers designed to speed online orders to consumers through distribution channels across its supply chain.
11 Feb 2014
Shippers are expected to make bolder moves in recalibrating their supply chains’ real estate footprint this year, even if many traditional retailers are still determining how to take advantage of the e-commerce rush.
Coachella Valley
29 Jan 2014
The industrial real estate market in Southern California’s Inland Empire — the most sought-after location in the country for warehouses and distribution centers — is in near-perfect harmony right now.