Category Archives: Industrial

Same-day delivery demand drives last mile distribution

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March 27, 2017

By: Jason Ovadia, Managing Director, JLL

Annual e-commerce sales reached almost $2 trillion worldwide in 2016 and could reach $4 trillion in 2020 if double digit growth projections through the rest of the decade are accurate. Currently accounting for almost 9 percent of total retail spending worldwide, that share could top 15 percent if 2020 projects prove accurate.

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NorCal ranks among top 18 distribution markets in the U.S.

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August 30, 2016

By: Jason Ovadia, Managing Director, Industrial and Logistics

Logistics and the supply chain are critical to the success of companies that produce or distribute goods.  In Northern California, technology and the growth of advanced manufacturing have boosted the region’s position as a top distribution market and greater scrutiny is being focused on the region’s port, rail and road infrastructure as well as the availability of modern warehouse distribution and industrial… Read More

Industrial Buildings: Out with the Old, in with the New

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By: Amber Schiada, Vice President & Director of Research

The industrial real estate market looks set to enjoy another great year in 2016.

Nationally, vacancy in warehouse-distribution, manufacturing and other industrial buildings was just 6.2 percent in Q1, which is 1.2 percent lower than it was in the last cycle (2008).  Between 2014 and the first quarter of 2016, net absorption… Read More

Hottest Trends in Creative Office Design for 2015

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By: NorCal Project Development Services Team

Office design and layout is a key focus for companies as they look to attract, recruit and retain the best talent in an increasingly competitive business environment.

Here are five trends our experts in Project Development Services see as likely to dominate build outs for workplace design over the next 12 months.

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UntitledSit/stand desk configurations have been in… Read More

Freight track improvements in Marin and Sonoma Counties will drive industrial demand and development over the next decade

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By: Jordan Riesenberg, Research Analyst

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Industrial development in the North Bay region has been historically stymied by a lack of infrastructure capacity, high land prices, and some of the strictest land use regulations in the United States. While the last two are unlikely to change, there is new infrastructure on the way. Greater transportation… Read More

FREE WEBINAR: Global manufacturing and foreign direct investment trends

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Join JLL consulting experts Matt Jackson, Shannon Curley and Rich Thompson for an in-depth and interactive discussion on how GLOBAL manufacturing foreign direct investment trends are impacting your industrial business. They will demo their cross border dynamic model tool and touch on hot topics such… Read More