Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution


FL: Chewy to Invest $31M, Hire 600 for New e-Commerce Fulfillment Center

February 20, 2017

Online retailer of pet food and products to build a new fulfillment center in Ocala, Marion County, FL. more >>


VA: Owens & Minor to Establish New Site, Create 300 New Jobs in Richmond

February 20, 2017

Healthcare services/logistics co. making a multi-million-dollar investment to establish a new Client Engagement Center in downtown Richmond, VA. more >>


MD: Freshly to Open Processing & Distribution Facility, Add 500 Jobs

February 17, 2017

Gourmet meal delivery service to open a 171,000-sq-ft facility in Savage, Howard County, Maryland, its 1st east coast facility. more >>


RI: United Natural Foods to Expand, Hire 150 in Providence

February 16, 2017

Natural, organic & specialty foods & nonfood distributor opening a shared services center to drive greater efficiencies, improve customer experience. more >>



Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, GA

Toombs Corporate Speculative Building

February 5, 2016

A newly constructed 100,000 sq ft speculative building located on an 11.16-acre parcel in Toombs Corporate Center at U.S. Highway #1, Lyons, Georgia. more >>


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Oconee Industry & Technology Park- 300,000 SF PAD site

July 21, 2014

300,000 SF building pad graded on the site within the Oconee Industry & Technology Park more >>



EXIM Bank Releases its FY 2016 Annual Report

January 5, 2017

Report highlights support of more than $8B in U.S. exports and estimated 52,000 U.S. jobs by independent federal agency. more >>


Port of Philadelphia to Double Container Capacity, Create Thousands of Jobs

December 13, 2016

The $300M program, ranking among the largest investments by a state on the East Coast, will boost 3 of the busiest sectors of the Port. more >>


Pasha, Port of LA & CA Air Resources Partner on Green Omni Terminal

June 6, 2016

Project awarded $14M for testing emerging zero & near-zero emission technologies to bring cleaner air to port-adjacent communities sooner. more >>


Top Seaport Honors Go to Long Beach, Ranked No. 1 among N. American Ports

June 30, 2015

The Port handles $180 billion in trade annually, supporting hundreds of thousands of Southern California jobs. more >>


Case Studies

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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


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Lawrence County, Ohio - The Point Industrial Park: Connecting Manufacturing to Global Logistics   

By: Shane Arrington

See how the intermodal hub of South Point, OH, serves as a strategic location offering lucrative incentives for businesses to develop and prosper. More>>


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Michigan: The “Comeback State” is the Nation’s Go-to Place for Business   

By: Jennifer Alten

Discover why Wall Street recently ranked Michigan No. 1 for states that recovered most from the Great Recession. More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | August 12, 2014
United States Industrial Highlights - Q2 2014   

A detailed, quarterly look at Industrial leasing, sales and construction activity for individual metro areas in the United States. More>>


White Paper | October 1, 2013
North America Industrial Outlook - Q2 2013   

Speculative construction is back and is becoming prevalent in logistics corridors, with future announcements anticipated in a handful of secondary... More>>


White Paper | September 24, 2012
Jones Lang LaSalle: Growing U.S. Exports will Drive Inland Ports    

Paper says healthy export volumes abroad prompting many U.S. manufacturers to re-evaluate existing supply chains, developers finding solutions. More>>



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Articles

eCommerce Article | December 7, 2016
Five Ways E-commerce Has Changed Facility Planning

By: Phil Quartel

Tips to navigate the impact and changes E-commerce has brought to choosing and designing fulfillment and distribution facilities.   More>>


Warehousing Best Practices Article | December 7, 2016
Aligning Warehouse Performance to Company Strategy

By: Michael Mikitka

Ever wonder if your warehousing facility’s (or facilities’) performance is aligned to your corporate strategy? Here's what some companies learned.   More>>


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Using Economic Data and Trends to Predict Trade Swings

By: Meredith Martino

Here's some real insight. AAPA helps shed light for site selectors on what data to pay attention to when making decisions for the future.   More>>


Logistics Article | December 6, 2016
Move It On Out: Locations Highlight their Logistics Options

By: Linda Dobel

An exclusive look at select U.S. locations to consider if getting your commodities and products smoothly to market is a top priority.   More>>


Ports Article | December 6, 2016
Ports: Portals to Business Prosperity and Economic Growth

By: Jennifer Alten

Get on board with knowledge of some of the nation's top ports that are moving vast amounts of our nation’s commodities and goods.   More>>