What’s Driving All This Industrial Real Estate Demand?

Before 2020, the industrial real estate sector lacked the flashiness of other commercial real estate sectors, such as office space or hospitality. Due to various market trends and numerous pandemic-related activities, however, industrial has been the undisputed leader in commercial real estate for more than a year. Climbing rents and low capacity indicate that demand won’t slow any time soon. This article will discuss the driving forces behind the ongoing boom in industrial real estate. The e-Commerce Challenge While several different factors will contribute to ... Read More

Why is Cold Storage So Hot Right Now?

For many years, cold storage real estate was considered to be a less valuable asset than standard dry storage warehouses. While the cold chain has always been critical for the safe and efficient storage of food and pharmaceuticals, the heavy specialization and niche use cases for these properties has ultimately led to underdevelopment in the sector. More recently, demand for cold storage assets has spiked considerably as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are multiple factors playing into this demand, ensuring that cold chain ... Read More

2020-10-19T15:13:21+00:00October 19th, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee|

What Factors are Impacting the Manufacturing’s Reshoring Movement?

COVID-19 crippled international supply chains for months in early 2020 and continues to cause frequent delays from international suppliers. Even before the pandemic, hostile trade relations between the United States and China had accelerated a reshoring trend. Reshoring typically refers to a company moving manufacturing assets out of China to the United States, and more broadly may also refer to sourcing alternative suppliers in the United States or North America instead of Asia. While the reshoring concept has been gaining traction for a number of ... Read More

2020-10-01T15:50:41+00:00September 30th, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee|
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