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08 Jun 2018
Shippers looking to move cargo to, from, or through Mexico will likely face a challenge finding warehouse and logistics space, as vacancy rates in some areas have hit their lowest levels in six years.
25 Apr 2018
Shippers and logistics providers seeking warehouse space in the Port of New York and New Jersey area amid rising rents and declining vacancy rates are unlikely to see near-term relief, even as more than a dozen projects will add more than 12 million square feet to the market, real estate brokers say.
23 Apr 2018
Beneficial cargo owners looking for industrial space face one of the tightest US real estate markets in years, especially in large seaport and inland cities, as growth in traditional import logistics and e-commerce is creating especially strong demand in large population centers.
15 Mar 2018
Despite paying higher rents and encountering especially low vacancy rates in US seaport cities and large inland cities, BCOs will continue to seek warehouse and distribution space in those high-cost locations, rather than secondary markets, decision makers told TPM 2018 conference attendees.
20 Feb 2018
Growing imports are driving up demand, and rental rates, for seaport warehouses, but beneficial cargo owners in secondary and tertiary markets will likely face a truck capacity shortage due to the electronic logging device and warehouse space in those markets could actually see rental rates soften.
21 Dec 2017
Tension over the crunch has sparked a number of disputes in recent months.
28 Nov 2017
The Port of Oakland Commission on Thursday is scheduled to take its second and final vote on the CenterPoint agreement.
08 Nov 2017
Consumers’ embrace of e-commerce appears to be permanent.
13 Oct 2017
During the last two decades, Georgia has encouraged development of import distribution centers that have attracted all-water services from Asia and made Savannah the second-largest US East Coast container port.
10 Oct 2017
The twin drivers of a strong economy and the e-commerce boom have stoked demand.
02 Oct 2017
Since mid-2016, when PortFresh Logistics opened a 100,000-square-foot cold-treatment facility, chilled imports through the port have surged nearly 300 percent.
14 Sep 2017
Inland warehouses and trucking loom as a potential weak link in the supply chain of US cotton exporters preparing for their biggest harvest in years.