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Expansion Of Cold Chain Is Driving Industrial Growth

With cold storage warehouse space in the US jammed to capacity from coast to coast, the pace of temperature-controlled industrial warehouse acquisitions, expansions and new facilities will accelerate in 2022.

The demand for freezer space at cold storage warehouses may soon exceed their capacity as US consumers who have gotten used to purchasing groceries online during the pandemic continue to stuff their refrigerators with frozen food.
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Vaccine Expectations Create Cold Storage Boom

Right now, there are nearly 400 vaccines for Covid-19 in development. When some of those are approved for widespread use, they’ll need to be stored and distributed from temperature-controlled spaces.

Companies are already lining up giant cold storage facilities, also known as freezer farms, to securely store millions of vials of a vaccine, according to a new report from JLL.
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Why Real Estate Investors Are Warming Up To The Risky Business Of Cold Storage

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Those perishable pharmaceuticals, fresh holiday flowers and frozen Thanksgiving turkeys are getting some new places to roost.

In the next few years, more than 400,000 square feet of cold storage is coming to South Florida. That’s still far less than the 1.5 million total square-footage of industrial warehouse space in the pipeline, according to the CBRE Group.

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