Category Archives: Industrial Services

JLL U.S. Industrial Outlook-Q2 2017

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U.S. industrial market rents are at an all-time high, inching up to $5.35 per square foot in Q2. Rents continue to escalate. Below are three things to look out for in the coming months.

  • E-commerce and logistics and distribution continue to dominate leasing activity in new construction, an indication of a sustained need for a modern “big box” product.
  • Rents inched up, reaching $5.35 per square
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2017 PAGI Seaport-Top 5 Trends

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JLL’s 2017 PAGI Seaport report includes the top five trends. As the global shipping industry continues to shift through bankruptcies, mergers and alliances, competition between ports is heating up. The completion of the Panama Canal expansion opened up new opportunities for East Coast ports.

New Jersey’s market conditions:

  • Over the past year, rents increased at a dramatic rate, as vacancy fell to new cycle lows. Demand for industrial space remained iron-clad as users
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U.S. Industrial Market Starts 2017 on a Positive Note

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JLL released the U.S. Industrial Outlook for Q1 2017, and the market started the year on a positive note.

Highlights for New Jersey Industrial:

  • The “new normal” for industrial rental rates has left many tenants with a feeling of sticker shock.
  • Vacancy rates in primary sub-markets reached new historic lows, and in some cases stand below 2.0 percent.
  • Despite the recent surge in rental rates for Northern and Central New Jersey, leasing velocity for new space
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New Jersey Industrial Preleasing Rates Accelerate in Q1 2017

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  • Industrial Preleasing-Snapshots_New Jersey_Mar_27_2017Since 2015, preleasing rates have continued to accelerate as developers attempt to meet swelling industrial demand near major population centers. Unable to find high quality existing facilities, many users have turned to proposed development sites, and projects under construction to meet their industrial space requirements. Over the last two
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Going industrial: Why U.S. office space is being converted

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Article by Natasha Stokes

JLL Real Views

An unprecedented demand for industrial space and climbing office vacancy rates are leading landlords to convert low-grade office buildings into flexible warehousing.

Q3 2016 Industrial Investment Outlook

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The U.S. Industrial market is going strong, as absorption rates continued to hit new highs in the third quarter of 2016. JLL’s report identified five key themes that have emerged across the country.

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Below are highlights from the top three themes in JLL’s Q3 U.S. Industrial Investment Outlook report:

  1. The U.S. industrial
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A Limited Group of Developers Control the Majority of New Industrial Development in New Jersey

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  • cow_new-jersey_oct_24_2016Northern and Central New Jersey’s new industrial development has become concentrated among a small group of institutional developers. 67.4 percent of all new development this cycle was controlled by the 10 largest developers in the market. Furthermore, an additional 13.6 percent of new construction was controlled by the next 10 largest
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Trends Impacting E-Commerce and Supply Chain

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The growth and continued access to e-commerce have greatly impacted the global economy and supply chain. From big data to digital technology and demand for train and road access to warehouses, e-commerce is truly a game-changer.

In a new video, JLL’s Global Industrial Board shares perspectives on the current industrial trends experienced around the world. Watch below to learn more.

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New Jersey/New York Metro Area in the “Front Nine”- JLL’s List of 18 Top U.S. Distribution Markets

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The New Jersey/New York Metro Area leads JLL’s list of the top 18 distribution markets in the United States. Similar to the golfing world, JLL focused on 18 markets (or holes) and breaks down the study to focus on both the “front nine” and the “back nine.”

One reason the New Jersey/New York Metro Area takes the top spot in the “front nine” is because occupiers and investors benefit from the East Coast’s largest… Read More

Exit 8A Leasing Activity Strong in 2016

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  • COW_New Jersey_Aug_8_2016Big–box e-commerce requirements remain strong in New Jersey as Amazon.com, Blue Apron and Wayfair leased New Jersey’s largest availabilities. As a result of this demand, absorption skyrocketed in the second quarter of 2016, and is expected to continue at its current pace through the rest of the year.
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