Tag Archives: Industrial / Logistics News & Trends

It’s a mad, mad portfolio world: Aggregators drive pricey premiums

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PrintPortfolio sales are up 60 percent from one year ago as aggregators build scale. With demand for A-product outpacing supply by 4 to 1, pricing is extremely competitive and portfolio premiums are being had for large-scale, multi-city or primary market packages. These premiums well-exceed single asset prices.

​Market fundamentals continue to support aggressive underwriting for industrial portfolios as ‘aggregators’ pursue opportunities to build scale.… Read More

Q3 Industrial Highlights: Half of total construction is speculative

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JLL Research just released its quarterly highlights of the U.S. industrial sector – here are some key observations:

  • Speculative construction originally began on the West Coast and is now steadily increasing across the nation, notably in the Mid-West and Northeast – regions where the majority of tenant requirements are presently concentrated. Preliminary numbers have total construction
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New Goodyear AirPark project to be a gateway for West Coast distribution channels; represents thousands of potential new jobs

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Lincoln Property Company (LPC) and industrial specialists in the Phoenix office of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) have collaborated to attract corporate design/build projects to a major new, multi-employer business park named Goodyear AirPark in Goodyear, Arizona.

The announcement comes on the heels of a joint venture formed between LPC and property owner Carefree Partners Investments. LPC will be the project’s design-build developer, based on the firm’s national scope, local office accessibility… Read More

Industrial strength

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Mark Detmer, Managing Director and Head of West Coast Industrial Capital Markets, shared his thoughts with Commercial Executive Magazine on the current state of Phoenix‘s Industrial market.

When talking Phoenix industrial product, the label “industrial strength” is a perfect fit. These are the Valley’s assets that came out of the gate strong — at the start of the recovery cycle — and have continued to… Read More

Cargo volumes are steady as she goes; infrastructure work will call the ships to port in the next two years

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U.S. Seaport Outlook 2013

Seaports are focused on enhancing their infrastructure to attract ocean carriers, while industrial users want access to population centers and supply chain optimization. Both are positioning themselves to compete and vie for market share, and this is creating excellent momentum for industrial real estate.

Eastern seaboard ports are preparing for the completion… Read More

A solid run of absorption and rent growth will set the pace for 2013

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Industrial Outlook HeaderQ1 2013 North America Industrial Outlook 

More development, absorption on par with pre-recession levels and higher asking rental rates is the collective story for the U.S.  Active tenant requirements for modern space exceed supply, meaning construction starts will increase and the trickledown effect to B-caliber space is here to stay.

China’s manufacturing hourly wages are… Read More

Phoenix industrial space is in high-demand

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Industrial Space COWClick here for more market insight on our Phoenix research group web page: Phoenix – Research

Tweet this: #JLL says #Phoenix is hungry for #industrial space. As #occupiers swallow up inventory, new projects break ground. http://bit.ly/134ieTb

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