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Record-breaking year for Indianapolis industrial market

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JLL Indy Industrial Distribution CentersThe Indianapolis industrial market wrapped up a record-breaking year with 1.2 million square feet of absorption in the fourth quarter. This brings the year-end total to eight million square feet, the highest level of occupancy growth the market has ever achieved in a single year.

Net absorption reaches new historical high

The Indianapolis industrial market wrapped up a record-breaking… Read More

Same-Day Delivery | Transforming our Industry

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Jake Sturman, SIOR
Executive Vice President

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We are excited to share our colleague and friend, Kris Bjorson’s thoughts on Same-Day Delivery.  We believe his remarks echo our thoughts regarding Indianapolis being well positioned for future growth of E-commerce delivery and same-day delivery within the nine counties in central Indiana.

A number… Read More

Blurred Lines: E-commerce and Traditional Retailers

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By Matt Dickerson
Senior Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle Indianapolis

In yet another example of the increasingly blurred lines between traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers and e-commerce retailers, Macy’s has begun to offer same-day delivery service to its customers in major U.S. cities.

Macy’s joins Bloomingdale’s, Target and several other traditional retailers that have announced similar programs in select… Read More

E-Commerce Shipping Update

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By Matt Dickerson
Senior Vice President
JLL Indianapolis

As the post-mortem continues on the 2013 holiday shipping debacle with Amazon and other e-commerce retailers, several larger players feverishly work to replace the “last mile” of package delivery.

In several cities, Amazon executives continue to roll out multiple delivery options with both private contractors and Amazon-employed vehicles. The… Read More

New Mixed-Use Development to Come Online in Fishers in June

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  • The Town of Fishers is planning to redevelop their train station site in a $28 million project that is expected to be completed in June.  It will be jointly financed by developer, Loftus Robinson, and the township. The new complex will consist of a three-story office and retail building, a 400-space parking garage wrapped with
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Retail and Fulfillment Distribution in Indianapolis

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By Brian Seitz
Senior Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle

In the video above, JLL’s Director of U.S. Research, Aaron Ahlburn, explains what is currently driving industrial demand across the country.

Retail, and specifically e-commerce fulfillment, is leading the charge from coast to coast.  In Indianapolis, the impact of expanding retail is even more noticeable. Nearly all new deal activity in 2013 (both closed and active deals) are either store fulfillment, e-commerce/DTC fulfillment or… Read More

Perspectives on Retail and E-Commerce Distribution

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By Steve Schwegman
Senior Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion of retail distribution trends at this year’s Jones Lang LaSalle national sales meeting. I was fortunate to be joined by several very knowledgeable colleagues from around the country: Kris Bjorson, Jordan Quinn, Bob Silverman and… Read More