Industrial Real Estate Owners Are Bullish On Outlook, But Lukewarm On Near-Term Price Gains

Posted on June 11th, 2019 · Posted in Industrial / Flex, Investments, Retail

According to a recent survey conducted by Marcus Millichp and media firm NREI, 63 percent of 661 respondents expect gains in the industrial sector for 2019 and about half of those who already own industrial properties said it’s a good time to acquire more. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Blackstone Just Paid $18B In One Of The Largest Real Estate Deals In History

Posted on June 4th, 2019 · Posted in Industrial / Flex, Investments

Betting big on ecommerce, Blackstone just purchased about 1,300 properties that span 179 million square feet of U.S. warehouse assets from the Singapore company GLP Pte. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Trump’s Trade War With China: 5 Ways To Protect Your Portfolio Against Tariffs

Posted on May 28th, 2019 · Posted in Industrial / Flex, Investments

CLICK ON THE HEADLINE for a number of sectors that could be affected by the changes in tariff policy, and those investments that are more geared for investors looking to avoid the ongoing trade negotiations and maybe even profit from them.

Port Tracker Report Points To Import Cargo Growth With Tariff Hikes Expected

Posted on May 14th, 2019 · Posted in Industrial / Flex, Investments, Retail

According to the recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates, tariff increases and new tariffs are influencing increased import activity at United States-based retail container ports. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Industrial Tenants Ramp Up Hiring To Keep Up With E-commerce Demand

Posted on May 7th, 2019 · Posted in Industrial / Flex, Investments, Retail

According to U.S. Labor Department figures, warehousing and storage companies added 5,400 jobs in April and 70,000 jobs in the last 12 months as e-commerce firms continue to open more fulfillment centers in major markets. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE