Tag Archives: Ports

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

JLL awarded leasing of unique 215,000 SF industrial facility in Hawthorne, CA

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JLL has been selected by DCT Industrial Trust Inc. to handle the leasing of a unique Class “A” 215,000-square-foot industrial building located at 2815 W. El Segundo Boulevard in Hawthorne, CA. The Greater LAX/South Bay property presents a unique facility solution for global logistics providers, e-commerce hubs and high speed warehousing operations ranging from 95,000 square feet up to 215,000 square feet of contiguous space.

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JLL Airport Outlook report featured on the LA Air Cargo Association website

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2014-JLL-Airport-Outlook-USThe LA Air Cargo Association posted information on its website on the Top U.S. Airport Market Anchors. The data was excerpted from JLL’s Airport Outlook Report. We based the index on 13 measurable performance metrics divided into two major categories: air cargo operations and real estate market factors. The resulting index score is then… Read More

Four reasons why 2014 will be ‘The Year of the Distribution Center’

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2014-Research-Report-The-Year-Of-The-Distribution-CenterFour trends driving demand, development and delivery of distribution centers across North America

Industrial markets nationwide have been recovering for almost four full years, with 15 consecutive quarters of positive net absorption. Last year marked a five-year net absorption high with 168 million square feet, and current forecasts suggest it could top… Read More

U.S. seaport report: Cargo volumes are steady; infrastructure work will call the ships to port in the next two years

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Seaports are focused on enhancing their infrastructure to attract ocean carriers, while industrial users want access to population centers and supply chain optimization. Both are positioning themselves to compete and vie for market share, and this is creating excellent momentum for industrial real estate.

Eastern seaboard ports are preparing for the completion of the Panama Canal’s expansion, set for 2015. This will be a game changer for many industrial markets as it… Read More

Industrial: Distribution models are changing

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Mike McCrary, Executive Vice President, Industrial, shares his perspective on the industrial real estate sector in an exclusive thought leadership video on GlobeSt.com. Mike asserts 2012 was a year of change  for the industrial markets with the advent of the e-commerce model. The capital markets have corrected through a re-focus on how U.S. consumers are buying products.

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