Last mile logistics is a hot topic in today’s retail environment. We have seen the decline in the standard retail storefront over the past few years, with many of these storefronts have been replaced by Amazon Prime trucks zipping across the freeways, fulfilling orders placed online for items which used to be purchased at the neighborhood store. So, what do these changes in consumer habits, and therefore changes in supply chain logistics, mean for builders, commercial real estate practitioners, investors, and owner/operators? We offer a definition, considerations, a case study and additional resources to consult for logistics site considerations.
The industrial building process has a variety of considerations and steps to navigate. The team at APPRO Development seeks to simplify the construction process in MN by sharing some insight for local business owners considering this construction option.
In this blog article, you will learn about:
- Considerations for buying vs. building
- The timeline involved in constructing an industrial building
- Access to a current list of industrial sites for sale
Drones in Commercial Real Estate and Industrial Construction
Drones in Commercial Real Estate and Industrial Construction? They’re talked about everywhere and their benefits are sometimes far reaching or yet to be tested (I am curious to see how a drone can deliver a package during a MN snowstorm without plummeting to its death due to the added weight of the snow). Naturally, the popularity of drones made us ask; how can drones benefit those of us in the commercial real estate or industrial construction fields?
(Click on photo at left for more information about this Warehouse Addition and to see more aerial photography taken by a drone.)