Trends in e-commerce, consumerism and supply chains have reshaped industrial real estate markets near key ports. Businesses are now keen on finding assets with premier port access to assist with the import and export of goods.
The pursuit for warehouse space around U.S. ports – and how it’s impacting industrial real estate
Over the last 5 years...
CenterPoint has concentrated acquisitions on the coasts, purchasing 150 new properties in markets like:
- New Jersey
- South Florida
- Los Angeles
Global Transportation Routes in the Era of Megaships
Shifts like the expansion of the Panama Canal have also impacted domestic industrial real estate needs.
- An expanded Panama Canal allows for larger ships, making travel more efficient between the Pacific and the Atlantic
- Capital Investment plans are expanding and updating major ports
- Deepening projects, enlarged terminals, bigger cranes, and rail initiatives are designed to accommodate megaships
CenterPoint has positioned itself in select domestic gateway markets by assessing local industry trends to stay ahead of global supply chain changes.
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