Tags: Industrial

Millennials are so last year: commercial real estate developers build with Gen Z in mind

Millennials are so last year: commercial real estate developers build with Gen Z in mind

Apartment rental ad of the future: one-bedroom, one-bath available. Materials sustainably sourced and eco-friendly. Construction workers were treated humanely while on job site. Welcome to Generation Z’s influence on commercial real estate. Multifamily and co-working locations will be earth-friendly. Increased food delivery demands will require larger commercial kitchens. Retail spots will become a place to do… READ MORE

Consumers’ Love Of Takeout Spurs Demand For Ghost Kitchens In Industrial Hubs

Consumers’ Love Of Takeout Spurs Demand For Ghost Kitchens In Industrial Hubs

Under-used mall and industrial spaces are becoming a hot commodity thanks to the rise of so-called ghost kitchens. These kitchens, also known as virtual eateries, are often set up in spaces that typically go unused such as basements or car park areas. Industrial landlords have also profited as the sites offer easier, more discreet access for delivery… READ MORE

Growth in E-commerce Driving Larger Warehouse Designs

Growth in E-commerce Driving Larger Warehouse Designs

E-commerce’s explosive growth, an emphasis on speeding up supply chain fulfillment, and robust leasing demand among traditional warehouse users are dramatically influencing the industrial property market. Several quarters of healthy absorption and strong rent growth across most U.S. markets not only have turned the cavernous boxes into commercial real estate darlings, but also are driving… READ MORE

From the Ruins of a Retail Meltdown, Post-Industrial Playgrounds Emerge

From the Ruins of a Retail Meltdown, Post-Industrial Playgrounds Emerge

The retail apocalypse has left empty shells of department stores scattered across the American landscape. It’s been especially hard for Sears, the once mighty retailer that now appears to be on its deathbed. But while the ghosts of the chain’s big-box stores haunt suburban and exurban strip malls, a few relics of the company’s past are actually thriving… READ MORE