Category Archives: Industrial

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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How E-Commerce Returns Impact Industrial Real Estate

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Have you ever wondered what impact your e-commerce returns have on industrial real estate’s supply chain?

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How companies handle returns has a meaningful impact on the warehouse and distribution real estate market, as well the need for dedicated returns processing space to restocking, liquidation, or the need to outsource some or all… Read More

Portfolio Optimization Strategies to Increase M&A Value

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There are two important portfolio optimization strategies where company leadership can increase M&A value.

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  1. Include real estate in the deal term: The duel diligence phase is one of the most critical stages of any M&A process. This is where the value of the real property assets can be unlocked and drive transaction value for the investor. That’s why it is important to carefully
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Key U.S. Industrial Market Conditions-Q4 2015

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New Jersey

  • Central New Jersey remained strongly driven by powerhouse markets like Exit 8A.
  • Major submarkets in Northern New Jersey had robust leasing activity and net absorption. Small building construction (under 100,000 square feet) was active.

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JLL’s industrial property clock illustrates where each market sits within its real estate… Read More

2016 Trends Impacting CRE in Eight Markets

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Some key 2016 trends impacting commercial real estate in New Jersey include:

  • Residential and mixed-use development, with residential as the driver, continues through most of 2016 at or near current breakneck pace.
  • Sites near mass transit remain tenant’s first choice (key site factors: walking distance, courtesy shuttle and reasonable commuting distance to/from Manhattan).
  • Upcoming residential projects are incorporating mixed-use components, especially in Jersey City, Weehawken, Edgewater and other cities along New Jersey’s ‘Gold Coast.’

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2015 Was a Peak Year for Industrial and Logistics Real Estate: Will 2016 Follow Suit?

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JLL’s Global Logistics Sentiment Survey (GLSS)

The second annual GLSS highlights the continues interest and demand in this sector of commercial real estate around the globe.

JLL surveyed 650 logistics market experts around the world to get their perspectives and insight on what may be expected in the next six months. The results are analyzed based on a ‘balance of responses’ calculation to indicate a particular trend.

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Happy Lunar New Year! 2016 CRE Trends and Zodiac Forecast

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In the year of the monkey, JLL highlights a few 2016 real estate trends to watch:

  • The current trend among e-commerce giants for same-day delivery creates an additional demand for modern warehouse and distribution centers in large, densely populated areas such as the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.
  • Multifamily, which has been the hottest sector in the industry, will remain strong for both investments and new development.
  • Investor appetite has increased for tech translating
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