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Despite A No Vote, Controversial Plan To Build A Warehouse On Protected Miami-Dade Wetlands Remains In Play

A controversial plan to build a sprawling warehouse distribution center outside Miami-Dade County’s urban development boundary remains in play after a divided county commission first voted to reject, then defer the project on Thursday, Sept. 22.

The flip-flopping vote is the third time the request from developers to build on wetlands and farms increasingly vulnerable to flooding from hurricanes and rising tides has been postponed.
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Cold Storage Feels The Chill Of Inflation, Power Costs


Cold storage is one of a few benefactors of the dramatic shift in consumer tendencies that resulted from the pandemic, but as the ebbing effects of the virus ripple and collide with other forces, this subsector of the red-hot industrial real estate market faces growing pains.

Like many sectors, rising inflation and interest rates, labor challenges and general economic uncertainty pose a challenge for owners and operators in this specialized real estate type, but a steady stream of demand keeps the industry at least partially insulated with cash flows tied to a universal activity: eating.

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