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Innovation could help industrial sector embrace green design

by Sara Freund Warehouses, factories and distribution hubs don’t conjure up images of green design. At least not yet. Green building has advanced way past grass on a rooftop. New technology, lighter soil and innovative ways to utilize rooftop space … Continue reading

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Breaking into Louisville: Ecommerce fuels Browning’s 300-acre Velocity65 warehouse development

by Dan Rafter Looking for a reason why Browning Investments decided that now was the right time to build its first spec industrial project in the Louisville market? It comes down to ecommerce, and the continued rise of online shopping. … Continue reading

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Avison Young report filled with good industrial news

by Dan Rafter Record-low vacancies mean that industrial markets will continue to thrive throughout 2017, whether there’s uncertainty in the White House, blips in the stock market or unrest overseas. That’s the good news from the spring 2017 North America … Continue reading

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Urban industrial and the last-mile challenge

by Dan Rafter How do big companies such as CVS, Walmart and Amazon find the perfect locations for their distribution centers? And how do they most effectively reach those customers clustered in dense urban areas, parts of the country that … Continue reading

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Indiana’s industrial market stays busy but still faces challenges

by Sara Freund, Staff Writer Indiana is a state with a historically active industrial market, and the tidal wave of e-commerce companies has done nothing but push development in this sector to unparalleled levels. A little less than half the market is fueled by e-commerce companies, … Continue reading

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KCI Intermodal BusinessCentre starting to soar? Hinchman says “yes”

The 432,600-square-foot distribution center is quiet as David Hinchman walks across its floors. But Hinchman, senior vice president with the Kansas City office of CBRE, doesn’t expect this quiet to last. Continue reading

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Stan Johnson & Co. report: Single-tenant net-lease properties had second best year ever in 2016

by Dan Rafter The commercial real estate market is a busy one today. And few property types are generating as much activity as are single-tenant net-lease properties. Stan Johnson & Co. recently released its latest research report on this sector. … Continue reading

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