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Latest Industrial News

Jun 4, 2024

Big Box Industrial Space Available Near Major US Ports Hits Record High

By:

Adrian Ponsen

Large Tenants Seeking Warehouses for Sea Shipments Have Most Options in Decades. For most of the past decade, it has been challenging to find large blocks of industrial space available for lease near the largest U.S. seaports.

Big Box Industrial Space Available Near Major US Ports Hits Record High

May 6, 2024

Industrial Development Lags Current and Future Demand

By:

Erik Sherman

The inventory-to-sales ratio is about 3.0% below the 2019 pre-pandemic image. According to industrial CRE giant Prologis, its Industrial Business Indicator Activity Index showed an April level of activity “consistent with demand generation...

Industrial Development Lags Current and Future Demand

Apr 25, 2024

E-Z Cargo inks 43K sq. ft. industrial lease in Parlin

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The Advance Industrial Team of Bussel Realty Corp. on Wednesday said it leased the entirety of 3220 Bordentown Ave. in Parlin, a 43,000-square-foot industrial building with nearly 7 acres of industrial outdoor storage, on behalf of E-Z Cargo.

E-Z Cargo inks 43K sq. ft. industrial lease in Parlin

Apr 23, 2024

'Best Buying Cycle' In IOS Real Estate Is Here, Primed By Values At Ports And Inland Growth

By:

Patrick Sisson

The flood of new capital into industrial outdoor storage has retreated from the recent boom due to today’s cost of debt. But long-term buyers and specialized investors see the next year as one filled with buying opportunities, including in high-demand port regions and up-and-coming inland markets, for those with capital access.

'Best Buying Cycle' In IOS Real Estate Is Here, Primed By Values At Ports And Inland Growth

Apr 10, 2024

Materials Supplier Ferguson Seeks Faster Path to Construction Market

By:

Liz Young

The company is adding several smaller distribution centers to speed goods to contractors, project sites. Competition in the construction-supplies sector is turning into a delivery race.

Materials Supplier Ferguson Seeks Faster Path to Construction Market

Apr 9, 2024

OPINION: NJ’s Class A industrial conundrum

By:

Howard Applebaum

The industrial real estate sector in New Jersey faces a significant challenge. Many new industrial spaces are slated for completion in 2024, just as tenant preferences shift because of concerns about a slowing economy that potentially complicates the market landscape.

OPINION: NJ’s Class A industrial conundrum

Mar 24, 2024

Landmark NAR Settlement Could Impact A Handful Of CRE Deals, But For Most, It's 'Business As Usual'

By:

Maddy McCarty

Fallout from the National Association of Realtors' settlement of a $418M antitrust lawsuit earlier this month is set to profoundly shake up the residential real estate industry and how it does business.

Landmark NAR Settlement Could Impact A Handful Of CRE Deals, But For Most, It's 'Business As Usual'

Mar 20, 2024

Industrial Outdoor Storage Can Be A Siren Song, And The Inexperienced Should Beware

By:

Patrick Sisson

Investors today are finding it difficult to resist the siren song of industrial outdoor storage, that alluring array of fenced-in parking lots for trucks. IOS has rapidly become one of commercial real estate’s hottest asset classes as a flood of new money has sent prices sky-high.

Industrial Outdoor Storage Can Be A Siren Song, And The Inexperienced Should Beware

Feb 23, 2024

Port of NY/NJ Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Volume in ’23

By:

Emily Fu

As the busiest port on the East Coast, the Port of New York and New Jersey (PNYNJ) exceeded pre-pandemic container volume levels, handling 7.8 million TEUs in 2023.

Port of NY/NJ Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Volume in ’23

Feb 15, 2024

Warehouse rents poised to keep climbing after record 2023

By:

Max Garland

Lease rates jumped more than 20% to reach $9.72 per square foot last year, according to data from Colliers.

Warehouse rents poised to keep climbing after record 2023

Feb 13, 2024

Cold Storage Is Hot — and It Will Stay That Way for A While

By:

Patrick Sisson

Changing eating habits, shifting grocer and restaurant needs, even the rise of a new class of diet pills — the stars are aligning for a once niche asset class. Forget labs or data centers.

Cold Storage Is Hot — and It Will Stay That Way for A While

Feb 2, 2024

Colliers: New Industrial Supply Nearly Triples Demand

By:

Taylor Driscoll

After years of rapid growth, the industrial market became imbalanced last year, with new development far outpacing occupancy gains.

Colliers: New Industrial Supply Nearly Triples Demand

Jan 23, 2024

Industrial Tenants in Northern New Jersey Prefer Small-Bay Space, but Little Is Available

By:

Mateusz Wnek

Large New Industrial Projects Nearing Completion Are Likely To Face Leasing Challenges This Year. Demand for industrial space in Northern Jersey sunk into unfamiliar territory last year as net absorption, or the change in occupied space, posted the first negative annual tally since 2012.

Industrial Tenants in Northern New Jersey Prefer Small-Bay Space, but Little Is Available

Jan 4, 2024

What To Watch in 2024: Industrial Vacancy Rates Could Hinge on the Pace of Construction

By:

Adrian Ponsen

Fewer Development Completions Could Help Rein in Vacancies Later This Year. Many U.S. industrial properties began 2023 in a well-leased position and remained that way throughout the year. If the economy falls into recession between now and then, any reduction in vacancy would likely be delayed.

What To Watch in 2024: Industrial Vacancy Rates Could Hinge on the Pace of Construction

Jan 3, 2024

Share Of Foreign Investment In U.S. Property Market Near Historic Lows

By:

Jarred Schenke

While a famed Italian fashion house might have closed 2023 by splashing down more than $800M on Fifth Avenue real estate, foreign investors captured a historically small portion of the U.S. commercial property market last year.

Share Of Foreign Investment In U.S. Property Market Near Historic Lows

Dec 12, 2023

Rising Vacancy Rates is Key Macro Trend for Industrial

By:

Richard Berger

Despite this increase, the overall rate is expected to remain below the long-term 15-year historical average.

Rising Vacancy Rates is Key Macro Trend for Industrial

Nov 8, 2023

Banks ramp up industrial real estate lending in 2023 in retreat from office

By:

Jake Mooney, Gaby Villaluz

US banks active in lending against warehouse and industrial real estate properties ramped up their exposure to the property sector significantly year over year as of Sept. 30.

Banks ramp up industrial real estate lending in 2023 in retreat from office

Nov 7, 2023

What downturn? US imports still rising, highest since boom

By:

Greg Miller

October imports up 4% year on year and up 11.5% vs. 2019, pre-COVID. American consumers just keep on spending — and the volume of containerized imports keeps on rising. October import numbers released Tuesday by Descartes came in exceptionally strong.

What downturn? US imports still rising, highest since boom

Nov 7, 2023

How Blackstone Is Using AI to Evaluate Deals

By:

Erik Sherman

Blackstone’s CTO talks about how the company uses AI. This isn’t for the faint of heart. For most companies in general, and in CRE in particular, making cutting edge use of artificial intelligence is still a distance off.

How Blackstone Is Using AI to Evaluate Deals

Nov 6, 2023

Fed likely to cut rates below 3%, making bonds attractive now, Guggenheim says

By:

Joy Wiltermuth

Guggenheim Investments thinks investors should look past the carnage in bonds and gear up for the Federal Reserve to pivot to rate cuts.

Fed likely to cut rates below 3%, making bonds attractive now, Guggenheim says
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