Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution


FL: Amazon OK'd for New Sorting Center, Creating 1,000 Jobs

May 24, 2019

The City Commission in Lakeland, Fla., voted unanimously to OK an Amazon sorting center at Lakeland Linder International Airport. more >>


MD: Under Armour Opens Major Distribution Center, To Hire 2,600

May 16, 2019

Under Armour opened the doors to its new, 1.3-million-square-foot state-of-the-art Omni Distribution House in Baltimore County, MD. more >>


GA: Baker & Taylor to Expand Operations in Georgia, Create 115 Jobs

May 15, 2019

Baker & Taylor, a provider of books and services to public libraries nationwide, will expand and create 115 jobs in Jackson County. more >>


UT: Quick Base to Expand Salt Lake Location, Adding 485 Jobs

May 13, 2019

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced Quick Base to expand its operations in Utah adding 485 jobs and $6.2 million in... more >>



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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 – 50,000SF Pad-ready site

July 21, 2014

50,000 SF pad that is easily expandable to accommodate a 200,000 SF building more >>



AAPA Applauds Record Corps Funding in FY 2020 House Bill

May 20, 2019

The American Association of Port Authorities was pleased to learn that the U.S. House has released the Energy and Water Development Appropriations... more >>


PA: State Launches Program to Train Logistics Technicians

May 6, 2019

Pennsylvania has launched an apprentice program to train and certify technicians to work in the logistics and warehousing fields, writes Mark Solomon... more >>


Port of Savannah Achieves Record March

April 22, 2019

The Port of Savannah handled more total containerized cargo and more intermodal rail volume, with greater connectivity and velocity, than any March... more >>


Ports Call on Congress for Long-Term Solution for Maintenance, Infrastructure

April 15, 2019

In House testimony, the American Association of Port Authorities called on Congress to invest in critical landside and waterside connections to... more >>



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Port Tampa Bay Adds New Refrigerated Warehouse Capacity

January 22, 2018

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS) has developed a 135,000-sq-ft new cold supply chain solution at Port Tampa Bay (PTB), FL. more >>


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Case Studies

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The Key to Central Louisiana’s Success: A Strong Workforce   

By: Jennifer Alten

Central Louisiana is thriving. One major reason is the area’s strong workforce, which is driving regional growth and productivity. More>>


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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>>


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>>



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Articles

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Transforming Grocery’s Transportation Challenges

By: Pat Walsh

Food retailers are familiar with the forces that have led to significant changes in the industry over the last few years: e-commerce, shifting...   More>>


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These Locations Offer Transportation Options to Help Move Product

By: Peter Francesconi

In today’s world, it’s all about access. For every business, access is a key to success—access to materials, access to a labor force and,...   More>>


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Rise of the Machines

By: Dennis J. Donovan

Machinery manufacturing tends to be a cyclical, capital-intensive industry. Since the great recession, revenue for companies in this sector has been...   More>>


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Labor Force Takes Center Stage in Industrial Real Estate

By: Rich Thompson

Distribution center design is evolving, and in large part, it’s changing to address the critical need that companies are challenged with today:...   More>>


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Delivery System

By: Jennifer Alten

Ports deliver vital goods and services to consumers and ship exports out the country. But they also go well beyond that—they create jobs and...   More>>