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So far Mason Harris has created 9 blog entries.

Does ceiling height matter in real estate?

2020-08-25T11:11:55-04:00August 25th, 2020|Buildings, News, Real Estate, Roof Lifting|

Can ceiling height affect property value and business profitability? Source: Colorado Biz, Glen Weinberg There are many studies that say height correlates with success and therefore earnings potential. Is this actually true for success in real estate? Does being taller actually help make more money than your peers? Unfortunately, the answer is

As e-commerce grows, so does will the clear height of warehouses

2020-07-27T16:10:22-04:00July 27th, 2020|Buildings, Construction, e-commerce, Logistics, Real Estate, Roof Lifting|

Large occupiers are more efficiently using warehouse and cubic space, which is resulting in increased building clear heights Source: Logistics Management, Group News Editor, Jeff Berman In a client research brief, entitled: “Measuring Up: Why Cubic Feet Matter,” CBRE explained that large occupiers are more efficiently using warehouse and cubic space,

A Clear Solution to The Clear Height Problem

2020-07-27T15:15:06-04:00June 20th, 2020|Buildings, Construction, e-commerce, Logistics, Real Estate, Roof Lifting|

Increasing clear heights in industrial properties can make older buildings suitable for modern logistics uses Source: ROOFLIFTERS, Mason Harris Cubic space. It’s a measurement that is increasingly more descriptive of the usefulness and value of today’s commercial and industrial space. With the rising costs of real estate and new construction, many

Aging US warehouses unfit to handle Amazon and e-commerce boom

2018-10-18T13:03:47-04:00October 18th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, News, Real Estate, Roof Lifting|

Many US warehouses lack modern upgrades: ceilings are low, flooring is uneven and space is tight. Source: CNBC, by Lauren Thomas The average age of a U.S. warehouse is 34 years, according to a survey by real estate services firm CBRE. And that likely won't cut it for a retail industry

The Higher The Warehouse, The Closer To What The Tenant Of The Future Wants

2018-10-18T11:00:52-04:00October 18th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, News, Real Estate, Roof Lifting|

Warehouse technology improvements and literally raising the roof accommodate demand in some U.S. markets Source: Biznow Boston, by Cameron Sperance Industrial vacancies in the U.S. are down and demand is up, causing developers in this formerly sleepy asset class to make technology improvements and literally raise the roof in some U.S. markets to accommodate

Giving Old Buildings New Life By Increasing Clear Height

2019-03-19T22:25:24-04:00October 11th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, Real Estate, Roof Lifting|

Putting the 'lift' in face lift: Developers give old buildings new life by making them taller This article originally appeared on and can be read here Source: Last summer, Woodmont Industrial Partners acquired a Class C, 103,000-square-foot building at 77 Moonachie Ave. in Moonachie. Since it was less than half a

Demand for 40-foot Ceilings is on the Rise

2019-03-19T22:20:57-04:00October 5th, 2018|News, Real Estate, Roof Lifting|

Raising the Roof Making All the Difference in Warehouses Growth of e-commerce leading to higher demand for 40-foot ceilings This article appears in the Wall Street Journal by Robbie Whelan Eight feet of added ceiling height may not seem like a lot, but for warehouse builders, the extra clearance can be the difference

Moving to new heights? Understanding 36-foot clear height

2018-10-18T10:37:11-04:00September 17th, 2018|Buildings, Construction, News, Real Estate, Roof Lifting|

Increased demand for efficiency drives tenants to buildings with more clear height. Source: Midwest Real Estate News, by Richard Prokup, Sr. VP, First Industrial Realty Trust Over the last 30 years, the industrial real estate market has seen buildings grow taller to help high-volume tenants in their quest for increased warehouse efficiency. During the

Developer Cost Savings of Raising a Roof

2019-05-01T14:11:23-04:00September 18th, 2015|Construction, News, Roof Lifting|

Clifton business improves prospects with a higher roof Another New Jersey project completed by ROOFLIFTERS. More and more real estate developers are realizing the enormous cost savings in lifting an existing building's roof. Source: CLIFTON – In an effort to re-tenant the 200,000-square-foot building vacated by a pharmaceutical manufacturer in 2013,