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The Higher The Warehouse, The Closer To What The Tenant Of The Future Wants
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
Giving Old Buildings New Life By Increasing Clear Height
Putting the 'lift' in face lift: Developers give old buildings new life by making them taller This article originally appeared on NJBIZ.com and can be read here Source: NJBIZ.com Last summer, Woodmont Industrial Partners acquired a Class C,
Demand for 40-foot Ceilings is on the Rise
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
Moving to new heights? Understanding 36-foot clear height
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
Developer Cost Savings of Raising a Roof
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: Northjersey.com CLIFTON –
We at Polaris were very amazed at the efficiency and dedication exhibited by your employees. This dedication contributed greatly to a successful project completed ahead of schedule. Rooflifters personnel were always concerned not only for the safety of their own employees but also were very attentive to Polaris employees who were in the area while all the preparation for the lift was taking place.
When we’re working with an incumbent building, height restrictions can sometimes prevent us from utilizing the full capabilities of our equipment. Finally there’s a way to avoid the capital costs of reconstruction or a new building.
I was speaking with a real estate agent who was bemoaning the fact that he couldn’t sell an industrial building because of its low ceiling, …and one thing led to another.
One of the reasons companies are moving is they’re looking for modern buildings elsewhere, with greater height underneath the joists. If we can persuade a company to raise the roof to allow for more warehousing space, so they don’t need to relocate outside Toronto, then we’ve saved jobs and taxes.
If we were to turn that whole building into rubble and start fresh, it would cost a whole lot more money than it’s costing to just raise the roof and fix it up. We’re just lifting the roof and adding steel.