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JLL Phoenix stats go digital: E-commerce, Southwest Valley dominate Q2 industrial activity

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The market has delivered 1,832,881 square feet of space in Q2 – double the amount of Q1 deliveries – while continuing to inch toward record low vacancy rates. Learn about the key trends impacting the industrial market by viewing our new digital stats landing page.

Report highlights include:

Coming to a center near you…a sampling of new retail concepts expanding in the United States

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RetailTrendsWhitePaperWelcome to a new world of retail, where tenants entering the market bring innovative and often high-tech experiences to consumers. Many are focusing on the high and low ends of fashion as well as niche consumer lifestyles.

Bringing an experience
Despite claims that e-commerce will overtake traditional retail sales, physical retail space remains not only relevant, but attractive. Retailers plan to open approximately 76,545 stores in the next 24 months, according to RBC Capital Markets. And while several major closings were announced early this year, many others are stepping up expansion plans and taking advantage of vacant spaces in strategic locations. The last several years have been a steady stream of new stores and concepts in the retail space.… Read More

Four reasons why 2014 will be ‘The Year of the Distribution Center’

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2014-Research-Report-The-Year-Of-The-Distribution-CenterFour trends driving demand, development and delivery of distribution centers across North America

Industrial markets nationwide have been recovering for almost four full years, with 15 consecutive quarters of positive net absorption. Last year marked a five-year net absorption high with 168 million square feet, and current forecasts suggest it could top 180 million square feet in 2014.

Demand is red hot in the “big logistics corridors”… Read More

E-commerce boom triggers transformation in retail logistics

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e-commerceIt’s not news that e-commerce has transformed the retail world. That trend has been on the upswing, with total B2C e-commerce topping $1 trillion for the first time in 2012. What’s news is that the trend is still in its infancy. This means that the retailers that can develop their logistics networks to deliver superior consumer experience will grab a bigger piece of… Read More

Building a better mousetrap: Building features today’s e-commerce users want

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Online retail sales are growing at a compound annual rate of 10 percent in the U.S., and large fulfillment centers have emerged to satisfy consumer demand. Although these centers resemble today’s modern warehouse facilities, their building features are unique.

Explore these attributes, and catch a glimpse of how the e-commerce distribution model is evolving.

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