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ROOFLIFTERS Earns Green Provider Award

ROOFLIFTERS Earns Green Provider Award Food Logistics Announces its 2013 Top Green Providers Fort Atkinson, WI — June 17, 2013 — Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the food and beverage supply chain, today announced the companies included on this year’s Top Green Providers list. The Top Green Providers focuses on sustainability in

Strategies for distribution centers

Strategies for distribution centers Distribution Centers: Three Winning Real Estate Strategies Source: Cushman & Wakefield Winning strategies will demand flexibility and diversity, collaboration, automation, technology – and a keen balance of scale and scope, most likely through consolidation and vertical integration. Supply chain flexibility will require regionalization consisting of a network of smaller urban locations

Repurposing Aging Warehouses

Sky's The Limit In Repurposing Aging, Low-Ceilinged Warehouses Hoisting Ceilings Lifts Leasing Possibilities For Old Industrial Properties By James Cronin Commercial Record Staff Writer It's no longer just a formerly fly hip-hop phrase. Now, owners of industrial properties are raising the roofs of their once-obsolete, low-ceilinged warehouses and gaining new tenants as a result. What

Clear height trends in warehouse design

Clear height trendsin warehouse design Raising a building's existing roof can help modernize older industrial buildings According to World Trade 100 there’s been a massive change in the way industrial buildings are designed. In the mid-1980s, 75 percent of the industrial buildings were devoted to manufacturing. Now that figure has shrunk to about 20 percent,

Roof raising converts warehouse to office

Roof raising converts warehouse to office Building expansion achieved by moving up instead of out Alberto-Culver successfully transforms 37,000 sf of single-story warehouse space into nearly 100,000 sf of new three-story sf office space, laboratories and testing facilities. Alberto-Culver needed additional space for both offices and laboratories. They began the process by successfully transforming a