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InterFace DFW Industrial 2019

Texas Real Estate Business and the InterFace Conference Group are pleased to announce the annual InterFace DFW Industrial Conference on September 4 at The Westin Galleria. The big event will include those who are buying, selling, developing, redeveloping, leasing or financing industrial properties in Texas. The conference will explore the latest trends in leasing, management and operations, as well as economic and demographic trends that impact the industrial real estate market in Texas. The …

InterFace Seattle Industrial 2019

Western Real Estate Business and the InterFace Conference Group are pleased to announce the annual InterFace Seattle Industrial conference on August 15th at the Hyatt At Olive 8. The big event will include those who are buying, selling, developing, redeveloping, leasing or financing industrial properties in the Seattle area. The conference will explore the latest trends in leasing, management and operations, as well as economic and demographic trends that impact the industrial real estate …

Industrial, Office Investment Demand Rises in Westchester, Fairfield Counties

The investment markets for office, industrial and flex properties in Westchester and Fairfield counties have seen significant activity over the last 12 months. Both debt and equity capital have been flowing into the urban and suburban areas of the counties, demonstrating that these submarkets are viable alternatives to New York City. This year has witnessed one of the largest transactions to ever take place in Westchester and Fairfield counties since we have been recording statistics.  This …

Cold Storage Yet to Tap Full Potential

Across the country, natural population growth is triggering demand for more space for the manufacturing, processing, storing and distributing of food. Cold storage facilities cater to this demand by offering numerous types of warehousing solutions, from chilled spaces for dairy products and dry fruits and vegetables to freezer facilities for meat and seafood. Most major grocers are slowing their paces of new store openings while also developing their online delivery platforms, the latter of …

Attention Industrial Investors: Here’s Why You Should Consider Pittsburgh

Industrial properties have experienced unprecedented growth in demand over the past several years as both new and old companies seek to find space. This shift has benefited industrial assets in many metros across the country, although investors may unintentionally limit their focus to the markets with the most outsized gains. Smaller cities can provide equally compelling investment opportunities due to some unique advantages. Multiple factors combine to create such a scenario in …

Institutional Capital Doubles Down on San Antonio Industrial Market

For many years, San Antonio’s industrial sector was considered, at best, a lower-tiered secondary market for investment of institutional capital. But over the last 18 to 24 months, this market has seen a major increase in the amount of institutional funds competing for placement. According to the latest research from JLL, during the last 24 months, institutional buyers have acquired approximately 11 million square feet of industrial real estate in San Antonio. This investment activity …

Cold Storage Demand Grows as Consumers Expect More From Their Grocers

We all know that e-commerce has become a significant driver of the industrial market. It now fuels activity that moves beyond clothes and books to the food supply chain, and the associated complexities of meeting consumer demand for food preparation and delivery. Increasing numbers of consumers have shifted to buying prepackaged meals, shopping for organic foods or ordering groceries and meal kits online. This expansion is translating into significant demand for industrial warehouse and …

InterFace Carolinas

If you are active in commercial real estate in North Carolina or South Carolina, please save the date of May 30th to join us for the 10th annual InterFace Carolinas conference. Southeast Real Estate Business and Shopping Center Business magazines will cohost the event along with InterFace Conference Group. The conference will take place on May 30th at the Hilton Charlotte City Center. The event will feature a keynote speaker, six high-level panel sessions and numerous networking …

More Industrial Product Lands Near Airports

The U.S. industrial market has now recorded more than 240 million square feet of net absorption for four consecutive years, the strongest run on record, with an all-time high of 284.9 million square feet in 2018, according to Cushman & Wakefield. In New York City, the largest consumer market in the United States, the current industrial supply of approximately 170 million square feet remains heavily constrained, especially around the region’s transportation hubs. Nowhere is the demand …

McAllen Industrial Market Sees Greater Diversity Among Users

The agriculture industry, long an economic staple of the Rio Grande Valley (RGV), has been at the forefront of the region’s industrial expansion and is seeing its role elevated with more product coming from Mexico. Over the last several years, road and bridge infrastructure improvements throughout Mexico’s southwestern regions have laid the groundwork for increased traffic of produce-carrying trucks headed northeast to the border area. Ports of entry throughout the RGV have become the top …

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