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Industrial real estate is facing a squeeze with record-high rents and historic vacancy lows, according to new research from JLL.


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Industrial real estate is facing a squeeze with record-high rents and historic vacancy lows, according to new research from JLL.

Can New Construction Keep Up With Industrial Real Estate Demand?

Industrial real estate is facing a squeeze with record-high rents and historic vacancy lows, according to new research from JLL.

Location Spotlight: City Of Zibo

Zibo is listed as one of China's Top 50 Cities in Competitive Strength year after year since 1992. In 2015, Zibo ranked 40th in China's Top 100 Cities of Comprehensive Strength and 35th in Forbes' Best Commercial City in Mainland China.

Gap Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Tennessee

The global retailer will invest approximately $41.7 million in the expansion of its Gallatin, TN distribution campus.

Drug Kingpins

It's time to place the blame for the nation's opioid epidemic squarely where it belongs, in Washington DC.

Stanley Black & Decker Investing Over $29M In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 tool and hardware manufacturer will create approximately 255 new jobs in Jackson, TN.

Japanese Automotive Supplier Investing Over $56M In Indiana

Fukai Toyotetsu Indiana Corporation will double its footprint in Jamestown, IN, creating up to 103 new jobs by 2020.

Cyber Security Company Expands Chicago Headquarters

Trustwave will add more than 300 employees at its new Chicago headquarters; City Colleges of Chicago is launching a Cyber Security Boot Camp.

Amazon Opening $30 million Sortation Center In Alabama

The new 362,000-square-foot facility in Mobile, AL will employ more than 360 part-time employees.

IT Company Building New Headquarters In Indianapolis Region

Knowledge Services, a woman-owned business, will create up to 400 jobs in Fishers, IN by 2021.

Foreign Investment In U.S. Real Estate Rising

China was the top country of origin in both buying and selling commercial real estate in 2016, and Florida was the top destination of choice for international clients.

Bipartisan Bill Will Help Companies Design, Manufacture In The U.S.

The Invent and Manufacture in America Act provides a tax cut for companies that conduct R&D in the U.S., and manufacture products resulting from that R&D in America.

Building A Biotech Rebound

A slow start and a dearth of mergers and acquisitions made 2016 a tough year for biotech, but new gene and immuno-therapies are leading the way for a much stronger performance when 2017 results are in.

Location Spotlight: Hoosier Energy

The Hoosier Energy Power Network’s Economic Development team is dedicated to providing valuable site selection information and assistance to companies considering a relocation or expansion in Indiana or Illinois.

SCA Pharmaceuticals Establishing Connecticut Manufacturing Facility

The Arkansas-based company will lease a 90,000-square-foot facility in Windsor, CT, where it will create approximately 361 new jobs over the next four years.

Copycats

The Supreme Court says patents don't cover products that are purchased and resold.

Tennessee Tool And Fixture Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Operations

The automotive mold and casting manufacturer will invest $6.5 million and create 60 new jobs in Manchester, TN.

San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017

A key theme in this year's Global Cities Index and Outlook was investment in developing start-up ecosystems, according to A.T. Kearney.

Borealis Compounds Investing $15M In North Carolina Facility

The Austrian automotive plastics manufacturer is building a new plant in Taylorsville, NC.

DST Creating More Than 400 Jobs In Missouri

The global technology company is expanding its Kansas City, MO operations, and plans to create 415 new jobs.

May / June 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 3)

The May / June 2017 issue features our annual tour of the locations that are leaders in logistics and distribution, ports and FTZs, LiveXchange 2017, biotech, tourism, and certified sites. Plus, what’s going on in Maryland, Louisiana, Nevada and Tennessee.

Logistics Leaders

The logistics and distribution industry is poised for a great leap forward as new technology digitally transforms the supply chain from end to end.

Kentucky Shatters All-Time Investment Record

Less than halfway through 2017, the state has attracted nearly $5.8 billion in corporate investments and is also on pace to create most new jobs since 2006.

Switch Investing $2.5B In Atlanta Data Center

The global technology company will create 65 jobs at the metro Atlanta data center.

Collision Course

An epic battle is unfolding between California’s Gov. Brown and the Trump Administration over environmental regulations.

Southern Cities Continue To Dominate U.S. Growth

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Kentucky: Air Supremacy In The Bluegrass State

With Amazon’s decision to put its $1.5-billion hub in Hebron, Kentucky is on the runway to establish itself as the global airfreight logistics leader.

New Mexico: Simply Enchanting

New Mexico offers a combination that’s hard to beat, with scenic beauty and benefits to business that continue to entice.

3M Investing $40M, Creating 90 Jobs In Missouri

The global manufacturer will expand its operations in Springfield, MO, where it makes industrial adhesives and tapes for the aerospace industry and other heavy industrial customers.

Tech Firm Plans Double-Digit Job Growth In Indiana

myCOI will expand its Indianapolis headquarters, creating up to 185 jobs by 2021.

New York: Building a High Tech Future In The Empire State

The Empire State is busy building a high-tech future that includes a $5-billion advanced materials sector, more than 100,000 advanced manufacturing jobs and the top hub for research in semiconductors and nanotechnology.

Granules India Expansion Will Create More Than 100 Jobs In Virginia

The pharmaceutical company will invest $35 million to expand its Fairfax County, VA R&D and manufacturing operation.

Elemental LED Relocating U.S. Operations, Headquarters To Reno

The engineering, technology-based manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions will expand its workforce by more than 100 employees.

Medical Device Supplier Building First Indiana Facility

California-based EasyDial is investing more than $21 million to build a new production facility in Chesterton, IN, creating up to 96 new jobs.

Barracuda Networks Creating 115 Jobs In Ann Arbor

The $2.3 million expansion is getting support from the Michigan Strategic Fund and Ann Arbor SPARK.

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