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Forget the Canal—Inland Ports Show Impressive Growth
Inland ports have been the fastest growing markets for industrial demand, says Dwight Hotchkiss, national director of industrial for real estate services firm Colliers.
How Drone Use Could Impact the Warehouse Sub-Sector
Industrial space users are finding ways to incorporate drone use where it’s already legal—inside the warehouse itself.
Downtown Detroit seen from Windsor
Auto Sales, High Demand Lift Industrial Expectations in Detroit
There’s more than one million sq. ft. of build-to-suit construction planned for the Detroit area, according to a CBRE report.
Tech office market
Tech Workers Control Current Office Market Patterns
Technology talent is fueling most of the office use growth, says Colin Yasukochi, director of research and analysis for the Northern California region with CBRE.
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Office Landlords Likely to Rule Until 2018
Landlords will continue their domination of the office market well through 2017 in most geographic areas, and then settle into neutral by 2018.
Panama Canal
The $5.4B Panama Canal Project Completion Proves Anticlimactic
The reasons there’s not much celebration following the completion of the project, are two-fold.
Corporations Move to Urban Downtowns in Pursuit of Young Talent
Besides the ability to attract Millennial workers, there are other reasons companies are being drawn back to downtowns.
Experts Question Investor Appetite for Secondary Office Markets
Office investors have finally begun to show caution after a string of strong quarters characterized by high demand and outstanding property fundamentals.
Technology Firms Help Austin Become a Favorite Secondary Office Market
Tech knowledge firms and start-ups dominate the local leasing activity, and the city is in the top 10 for patent applications in the country.
Industrial Construction Hits Highest Quarterly Volume on Record
The industrial market resurgence can be tracked to two simple fundamentals.
The Capitol Has No Clothes: Why Tenant Reps Want the Truth Out About D.C.
The amount of available space in the D.C. market is at about 13.6 million sq. ft., more than double the amount of space available 10 years ago.
Conversion Wars: Industrial Users Battle with Office Developers for Available Sites
Currently, available industrial supply isn’t coming close to meeting the appetite from new tenants.
Overbuilding Likely as Demand for Seniors Housing Stalls
A significant amount of new supply will likely come on-line by the end of 2016, a fact now causing some concern in the industry.
Office Developers Hold Off on Speculative Construction for Now
Office developers are watching constructions costs rise and sensing some lingering caution from corporate leasing teams.
Part 1: Office Sentiment Beginning to Turn?
Industry pros expect continued improvement in the office sector.
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