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  • 08-26-21

    Innovative Developers Adding Value as Industrial Booms

    With features such as mezzanine offices above warehouse spaces and shared-amenity areas in which people can exercise and socialize, developers are transforming the once-staid genre of industrial buildings by incorporating features comparable to those typically found in office and mixed-use projects, according to a recent ULI panel discussion. Panelists also described design changes made to facilitate the increasingly rapid movement of e-commerce goods and rooftop solar installations that can supply most of a building’s energy needs.

  • July

  • 07-26-21

    As Online Shopping Increases, U.S. Infill Warehouse Sites Match Proximity to Labor and Customer Bases

    ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: The dramatic increase in online shopping in the United States has only further increased the appetite for properties close to population centers.

  • October

  • 10-26-20

    ULI Forecast Sees Increased Improvement in Outlook for U.S. Economy

    U.S. real estate economists predict generally improved economic and property market news for the rest of 2020, as well as for the following two years, compared with their forecasts of six months ago, according to the fall 2020 ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast.

  • September

  • 09-23-20

    Bulking Up on New-Economy Assets: Data Centers and Logistics Facilities in Vogue with Asia’s Investors

    Global growth in e-commerce spurred by the coronavirus pandemic is boosting investor interest in a “new economy” asset class dominated by data centers and logistics facilities, speakers said in early September at a session during the ULI Asia Pacific REImagine conference.

  • 09-14-20

    Shifting Property Values and Zoning Could Unlock Smaller, More Centrally Located Logistics Facilities in Europe

    A recent ULI Europe webinar looked at the “new normal” for urban logistics including the possibilities of drone delivery and how a downturn and changes in regulation could free up more locations in central business districts.

  • June

  • 06-08-20

    Singapore’s Newest University Plans for the Future of Learning

    The Punggol Digital District, set to launch in 2023, will form a fresh nexus between higher education and industrial innovation, with its two anchor institutions being the Singapore Institute of Technology and a new business park developed by JTC Corporation, an industrial property developer and manager.

  • September

  • 09-23-19

    Sustainability Rises as a Goal for Warehouse Developers

    Developers are under more pressure than ever to include features in their buildings that are good for the environment, good for their workers, and good for the surrounding community, said experts speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting.

  • August

  • 08-31-18

    In Brief: U.S. Data Center Leasing on Pace for Record Year, Says CBRE

    Demand from growing cloud-computing providers has set the U.S. data center market on pace to break 2017’s record leasing activity, according to CBRE’s latest U.S. Data Center Trends Report. Northern Virginia and Phoenix are also seeing significant new construction to meet demand.

  • July

  • 07-16-18

    In Brief: CBRE Finds That Increases in Prime Logistics Rents Have Accelerated Globally

    Prime logistics rents increased globally during the 12 months ended March 31, accelerating their growth in many markets due to strengthening economies around the world and greater demand for distribution of goods bought both online and in stores, according to a report from CBRE. Prime rrents increased by 3.2 percent across the globe in this year’s first quarter from a year earlier, exceeding the previous 12-month period’s 2.2 percent global increase.

  • May

  • 05-03-18

    Needs for More Power, Flexibility Driving Markets for Industrial Property

    E-commerce has brought industrial into the 21st century, said panelists at the ULI Spring Meeting, and technology has become more sophisticated in today’s industrial offerings. More important, industrial developers are constructing product that provides flexibility for tenant users, with more container parking storage and additional car parking if the tenant is an e-commerce user.