Category Archives: Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions (SC&LS)

Logistics & distribution are driving industrial leasing activity in the LA basin, mid-year 2016

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There is a growing presence of online-based retailers and logistics companies providing same-day or next-day delivery service to consumers which is affecting the Los Angeles industrial market.

The logistics and distribution sector accounted for 39.4 percent of the top 25 leases during… Read More

Port of Los Angeles trade increases by $2 billion year-over-year

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Currently ranked number one in the nation, Port of Los Angeles accounts for 10.0% of U.S. trade and has led the nation in imports since 1992.

China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam and Taiwan are the top five trading partners of Los Angeles, accounting for 78.3% of its trade with the world.

Year-over-year trade in Los Angeles increased by 3.3%, totaling $63.1 billion in value.

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All signs point to a push for more LA industrial development in 2016

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Big-box leasing remains strong in Southern California

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WBigBox-300x300arehouse market conditions are healthy, yet construction is increasing across the nation. Vacancies may fluctuate in some markets as leasing activity plays catch-up with new supply.

JLL’s ‘Big Box’ Outlook explores this across markets and size segments to make conclusions on what the future holds for U.S. industrial real estate.

Grey is the new Black

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Gray is the new black

As Black Friday blends into Grey Thursday, some retailers embrace backlash to drive online orders.

As consumer purchasing habits continue to shift regarding Black Friday’s kickoff to the post-Thanksgiving shopping season, retailers are faced with a multitude of potential strategies for a successful holiday sales season.… Read More

The future of manufacturing in California

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California ranked #1 in United States for manufacturing output

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Recent legislation and technological evolution have sparked a renaissance within the manufacturing sector in California. It’s now ranked first in the United States for manufacturing jobs, numbers of firms and gross output—accounting for 11.4 percent of the total U.S. output in… Read More

The future of manufacturing in California

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California ranked #1 in United States for manufacturing output

Recent legislation and technological evolution have sparked a renaissance within the manufacturing sector in California. It’s now ranked first in the United States for manufacturing jobs, numbers of firms and gross output—accounting for 11.4 percent of the total U.S. output in 2013.

California’s prominence as a global hub for manufacturing is often underestimated. Below, see details on the state’s seven well-defined geographic clusters specializing in… Read More

What is the long-term impact of the slowdown at West Coast seaports?

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2015-04-Research-West-Coast-Seaports-coverWill there be a permanent change in the U.S. supply chain?

Reliability influences every supply chain officer’s decision making when it comes to how goods enter the U.S., are distributed across the country and ultimately reach their end-customers. Reliability is paramount, affecting both cost and speed-to-market, and it has… Read More

Crises along the coasts

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While the East battles blizzards, California closed for cargo

2015-03-Crises-along-the-coastsAn unseasonably harsh blizzard season has shut down businesses along the East Coast for months, but things haven’t been smooth sailing along the Western Seaboard either. California ports were on virtual shut-down during a labor dispute, which has forced shipping… Read More

Are the U.S. seaports the secret gateway to decreasing deficit?

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2014-Research-PAGI-Seaport-JLLUnited States seaports on the East and West coasts have are waging a heated battle for shipping supremacy, with East Coast shipping corridors recently making significant gains, according to JLL research. But while that struggle may be causing discomfort in the ports of Los Angeles and New York, among others, it… Read More