Moving to new heights? Understanding 36-foot clear height

Moving to new heights? Understanding 36-foot 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 1970s, most buildings were built

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,