Archives

, , , , , , , , , , , Posted by on

Industrial Real-Estate Developers Are Hot On Cold-Storage Warehouses

Industrial real-estate developers have been stepping up building cold-storage warehouses in the U.S. without tenants lined up for the space, betting that pandemic-driven changes in the way consumers buy groceries and meals are here to stay.

Nearly 3.3 million square feet of refrigerated warehouse space was under construction through the second quarter of this year nationwide without companies slated ahead of time to take up the sites, some 1,000% more than was built in 2019, according to a report just by real-estate services firm CBRE.

The growth in what is known in real estate as speculative construction follows an upheaval in consumer buying patterns during the Covid-19 pandemic, as Americans rushed to buy groceries online and stocked up on more frozen foods while supermarket chains and food suppliers recast their supply chains to meet the demand.

Continue reading

, Posted by on

Competition For Industrial Real Estate Around Ports Heats Up. Leading the Port Markets Is Miami.

port miami 2

Industrial real estate has been the one of the most sought-after property types nationally, leading to record low vacancies and increased competition among investors and tenants. When it comes to selecting a market for industrial investment, port markets are emerging as the safe bet for investors to park capital due to the positive rental growth profile.

Continue reading

, , , , , , , , Posted by on

Rising Rents: Miami’s Industrial Market Leads Nation With Highest Annual Rate Hike: Report

Miami’s industrial market, which includes all of Miami-Dade County, is the nation’s top performer for annual rent growth, according to a JLL report.

Year-over-year, the Miami industrial market experienced a 53 percent jump in rent, more than Los Angeles, which had the second highest rent hike at 45 percent, and New York/New Jersey, which had the fourth highest rent growth at 26 percent, the report shows. Industrial markets close to ports like Miami, New York and Los Angeles remain attractive for investors looking to secure long-term income growth, despite recent interest rate hikes, JLL found.

Continue reading