Posts tagged industrial real estate
Warehouse demand appears to be gaining velocity with some caveats. While the demand varies from market to market, demand is typically for less space. The static nature of the overall demand points in a positive direction for the marketplace. Tenants are taking care to secure data on landlords and lenders to ensure that they are well capitalized and can provide for occupancy standards. Smaller industrial assets are trading fairly steady within the owner-occupier segmentation. Investment trading continues as well but based upon more stringent metrics and return requirements.
As is typical, the industrial segment will lead the industry out of the real estate doldrums. The asset class is fairly less sophisticated then multi-family and office and retail remains a conundrum.
B-class assets and incubator vintage infill will be the first to lease as service companies and ancillary support companies will be buoyed by the improving economy.
By George Livingston and Christie Alexander
According to current economic indicators–and most economists–U.S. business and industry will likely show measurable signs of improvement in 2011. That means the window is narrowing on the opportunity for industrial firms to recognize significantly improved revenue from their leased facilities.
That may seem counter-intuitive at first. But the current economic cycle is rife with opportunity for successful enterprises with positive credit history. Your landlord is loath to admit it, but the fact is, your More >
After approximately two years of reluctance for logistic properties, Germany’s investment market has been recovering in that sector in 2010. More >
Two of America’s largest cold storage landlords are expected to merge this quarter or first quarter of next year. More >