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Homegrown Logistics Company SHIPLILLY Rockets To Success

When it comes to international cargo logistics, there is so much more than meets the eye — and to succeed in this business it takes real vision.

When Lilly Cabrera got her first look into the world of shipping, what she saw inspired her throw the door open, push through a traditionally-male dominated industry, and start down a path to operating a multinational shipping and logistics corporation, aptly called SHIPLILLY – with hundreds employees and agents around the world.

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Cold Is The Hottest New Real Estate Investment

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The growth of e-commerce has increased demand for warehouse space exponentially, but one subset of that real estate sector is really heating up. Cold storage warehouses and distribution centers are suddenly in high demand thanks to new food delivery services such as Peapod by Giant, Amazon Fresh and Blue Apron.

The sector is small now, but growing rapidly.

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Seaport Markets Outperform U.S. Industrial Overall

Led by Los Angeles with 6.8 million loaded twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) units, U.S. seaports experienced another strong year in 2018. The industrial markets surrounding them also performed well, says Colliers International.

The nine seaports showcased in Colliers’ new report on the sector finished the year with an overall vacancy rate of just 3.4%, well below the national average of 5%.

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