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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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