commercial real estate

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

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