16 09, 2019

Industrial Watch: September 14, 2019

2019-09-16T22:43:38+00:00

"The shift of the industrial market to heavy warehousing and e-commerce has made data storage centers stronger than ever. There's no argument that our society is technology driven, creating a need for large tech sites to manage the cloud computing, security, and other aspects of online commerce. The good news is these data storage centers [...]

Industrial Watch: September 14, 2019 2019-09-16T22:43:38+00:00
9 09, 2019

Industrial Watch: September 7, 2019

2019-09-09T16:00:59+00:00

"Tenants, investors, and lenders alike are comforted and confident with the population and job growth the Dallas market has experienced in recent years. Speakers at the DFW Industrial InterFace Panel this week mentioned that at a rate of 300 people relocating to DFW daily, and the jobs to match, the market boasts somewhat of a [...]

Industrial Watch: September 7, 2019 2019-09-09T16:00:59+00:00
3 09, 2019

Industrial Watch: August 31, 2019

2019-09-03T14:45:56+00:00

"There's been much talk about the inverted yield curve and commercial real estate investing. A downturn is coming-it must eventually. Even experts don't know when a recession might hit, but when it does, it will surely not be as severe as the last. The industrial sector has slowed slightly in 2019, however many in CRE [...]

Industrial Watch: August 31, 2019 2019-09-03T14:45:56+00:00
27 08, 2019

Industrial Watch: August 24, 2019

2019-08-27T14:46:48+00:00

"Amidst mid-year evaluation for the industrial sector, developers predict a total of at least 210 million square feet of fulfillment and logistics construction in 2019. The majority of the square footage is concentrated in DFW as a logistics hub-to the tune of 33 million square feet-with midwestern markets close behind in the Top 10. Houston [...]

Industrial Watch: August 24, 2019 2019-08-27T14:46:48+00:00
20 08, 2019

Industrial Watch: August 17, 2019

2019-08-20T18:21:32+00:00

"The effects of e-commerce have yet to cease. For the first time in almost a decade, the United States Postal Service reported a decline in package volume. Delivery services like UPS and FedEx are jumping on the bandwagon amidst the quick-moving era of online shopping, competing for even bigger pieces of the pie. Recently, FedEx [...]

Industrial Watch: August 17, 2019 2019-08-20T18:21:32+00:00
12 08, 2019

TAG Industrial Market Watch: August 10, 2019

2019-08-12T15:52:06+00:00

"The Federal Reserve caved amidst fears of economic slowdown and tariffs with a quarter-point cut to interest rates-now 2.00-2.25%. This is the first cut since the 2008 crisis. However, analysts say this will have the most effect on refinancing or restructuring existing debts for CRE investors. President Trump is still putting pressure on the Reserve [...]

TAG Industrial Market Watch: August 10, 2019 2019-08-12T15:52:06+00:00
5 08, 2019

TAG Industrial Market Watch: August 3, 2019

2019-08-05T23:09:14+00:00

"Due to demand, it comes as no shock that industrial space is becoming more costly to rent - and retailers are getting creative in the form of mini warehouses on their existing properties. A number of problems are solved with these including: inventory, transportation costs, and warehouse storage costs while increasing online sales of that [...]

TAG Industrial Market Watch: August 3, 2019 2019-08-05T23:09:14+00:00
29 07, 2019

TAG Industrial Market Watch: July 27, 2019

2019-07-29T16:16:09+00:00

"Since the 2nd quarter of 2019 came to a close, market data and forecasts for the remainder of the year have been adjusted. After a slower start to the year, industrial demand picked back up in Q2 and vacancy has tightened. Due to the constrained supply, rents rose notably for the sector. Construction has not [...]

TAG Industrial Market Watch: July 27, 2019 2019-07-29T16:16:09+00:00
22 07, 2019

TAG Industrial Market Watch: July 20, 2019

2019-07-22T19:38:20+00:00

"The mania over last-mile industrial space has caused developers to seek out where the people are. It turns out that retail had it right all along, with developers now following their lead when searching for development sites. Last-mile spaces are being sought out closer to the consumer now that one-day delivery has changed the location [...]

TAG Industrial Market Watch: July 20, 2019 2019-07-22T19:38:20+00:00
15 07, 2019

TAG Industrial Market Watch: July 13, 2019

2019-07-15T18:06:19+00:00

"Investors continue to snatch up existing industrial properties, as spec development financing has been less than robust this year. Even with the strong e-commerce sector, lenders are becoming more hesitant to fund larger, riskier projects for industrial space. Buyers too are doing extended due diligence in their underwriting in order to have better financial control [...]

TAG Industrial Market Watch: July 13, 2019 2019-07-15T18:06:19+00:00