How Do Supply Chain Issues Impact Industrial Real Estate Availability?

The landscape for industrial properties looks very different than it did several years ago, largely due to continuous adjustments within the industry in response to major world events. A U.S. - China trade war, a global pandemic, and worsening natural disasters have all played some role in disrupting the supply chain and, consequently, shaping the industrial sector. Although the global supply chain has shown signs of improvement in recent months, years of supply chain volatility have created a lasting impression on industrial real estate. The ... Read More

4 Other Drivers of Industrial Real Estate Demand Besides E-commerce

An ongoing e-commerce boom has caused an unprecedented demand for fulfillment space, resulting in record low vacancy rates across the United States, not to mention skyrocketing asking prices and rents. Despite some signs of cooling demand, it’s unlikely that supply and demand will even out this year—and maybe not next year, either. With e-commerce leading the charge and retail giants snapping up available properties at every opportunity, other industrial real estate users have struggled to find viable space. Who Else Needs Industrial Real Estate? While ... Read More

Wisconsin Investors Keep 300 Jobs in Greenwood

As published by Molly Hulsey for SC BIZ News After Greenwood’s Fujifilm plant prepared to shutter operations later this year, a Milwaukee-based commercial real estate firm swooped in to purchase the site. Terms of the deal were not disclosed in an announcement made today, but 300 employees at the site will retain their jobs after Phoenix Investors leased 1.1 million square feet back to the Japanese manufacturer. Fujifilm’s five facilities in the area will continue to be used for administrative, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations, ... Read More

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