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What You DON'T Need for "Last Mile" Industrial Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Oct 22, 2018 8:32:00 AM


With the ongoing growth of e-commerce, retailers and distributors are looking to get their warehouses closer and closer to their end customers -- preferably within the "last mile" to their homes or businesses. This allows for delivery times measured in minutes and hours instead of days and weeks. It also means that urban in-fill warehouses are back in vogue. If you're looking for in-fill industrial space, here are the six things that you aren't going to need.

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Topics: industrial, warehouse

Commercial Warehouse Touring Tips

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 7, 2018 8:32:00 AM


At first glance, warehouse spaces often seem very much the same, leading many business owners to simply choose the one that provides the right amount of square footage at the best price. In actuality, there are many ways that properties can differ, so it's important that you know what to look for when you tour potential rental properties. Be sure to examine all of the following when you take your tour:

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Topics: warehouse

Urban Warehouse Space: Solving the Last Mile

Posted by Don Catalano on Jan 22, 2018 8:33:00 AM


While demand remains as high as ever for traditional high-clear height warehouse and distribution space, the ongoing growth of ecommerce and radical change in retail space has created new demand for seemingly obsolete urban industrial spaces. Those spaces make it possible for companies that are trying to reduce delivery times to more rapidly serve the proverbial "last mile."

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Topics: warehouse

Warehouse Leasing Tips

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 15, 2017 8:51:12 AM

Even if your company has been renting office space for years, entering into a leasing agreement for warehouse space is a whole new experience. By nature, warehouse commercial real estate units are different than conventional office space, and those differences require you to take into account special considerations when you're comparing properties. Following these tips will help to ensure that you choose the right warehousing options and get a fair lease agreement.

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Topics: warehouse

Our Top CRE Articles from December 2016

Posted by Don Catalano on Dec 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In case you missed them, here are some of our top CRE articles from December: 

Using Drones for Your CRE Portfolio

While drones -- also known as unmanned aircraft systems or UAS-- are already revolutionizing the way that the commercial real estate brokerage world markets properties, their benefits extend to tenants and users as well. The ability to get a view of your property and its surroundings from above enables you to manage, maintain and optimize your portfolio in new and exciting ways.
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Topics: commercial real estate, CRE tech, Office Space, drones, warehouse, Warehouse Space

Tips When Touring Warehouse Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Dec 19, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Your warehouse space is more than just a place for you to store inventory, raw materials, file overflow or equipment. It's an important part of your logistics, operations or record-keeping functions, so you want to make sure that the space you choose is right for your business needs. Your tour of the space is your chance to see for yourself whether or not a particular warehouse location is ideal for your company. Follow these tips to make sure that you make the most of it:

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Topics: Warehouse Space, warehouse

Four Ways to Manage Your Warehouse Occupancy Cost

Posted by Don Catalano on Aug 8, 2016 8:45:40 AM

With demand for logistics space increasing and shifting needs for warehouse locations, actual warehouse occupancy cost is growing even faster than rental rates. Luckily, the right strategies can help you to keep those expenses down and maximize your ROI on your warehouse expenditures.

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Topics: warehouse, Occupancy Cost