Tag Archives: Industrial

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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How retailers leverage ship-from-store programs

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JLL Industrial once again explores ship-from-store fulfillment and how it has evolved in the past three years. This solution allows retailers to leverage stock from their brick-and-mortar locations and answer e-commerce challenges with more flexibility.

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Retail locations are typically closer than distribution centers are to masses of consumers. Shipping to consumers’ homes from… Read More

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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2017 New Jersey Commercial Real Estate Trends

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There are a few New Jersey market CRE trends that we saw at the end of 2016, that we expect to see continue in 2017.

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  • Among the submarkets posting the largest quarterly rent increases was the Hudson Waterfront, where the asking Class A rental rate
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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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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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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

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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What role do transport networks, including New Jersey’s Port of NY/NJ, play in feeding the world?

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JLL Real Views recently explored how global goals to increase food productivity by 70 percent by 2050 are encouraging the logistics sector to begin a fresh wave of expansion.

The global population is expected to reach 39 billion in the next 35 years, so local production and complex transport solutions will be required. This is a topic on the agenda for this week’s 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Aaron Ahlburn, JLL’s

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