Tag Archives: industrial real estate

The billion-dollar question: can new construction keep up with demand for industrial real estate?

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Insatiable appetite for industrial space continues across the United States through 2017. This is true for Indianapolis as well. Healthy consumer spending and buoyant e-commerce sales are driving demand for warehouse and distribution space. This is pushing vacancy rates to a 17-year low and rents through the roof. But demand is outweighing supply and new construction is struggling to keep up. So what’s the story in Indianapolis?

Industrial Spec Construction Continues

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JLL Dominates the Indianapolis commercial real estate lists

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The Indianapolis Business Journal recently published its annual lists of the top commercial real estate transactions, and JLL was at the top of each list for 2016.

Top Office Leases

JLL represented 12 of the largest 25 office leases signed in 2016 (totaling nearly 1.2 million square feet), half of which being in the Top-10. Even more impressively, JLL brokered the Top-5 deals signed in Class A buildings. This is a large increase over… Read More

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

Global Food Supply Goals Are Fueling The Refrigerated Warehouse Industry

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When we open the door and look at the food in our refrigerators, we often don’t consider the complex chain of logistics that are involved in getting it there. The process of getting fresh food into our homes requires a continuous source of coldness that extends from chilled packing plants and food factories, to a network of chilled warehouses, to fleets of refrigerated trucks and trains, all the way to grocery store aisles.… Read More

Indianapolis Industrial Market is Stronger Than Ever

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Indianapolis Industrial Market is Stronger Than Ever - JLL Indianapolis

JLL’s fourth quarter report shows the Indianapolis industrial market is stronger than ever. According to the report, about 45 percent of current projects in the industrial market that are slated for delivery next year have already been pre-leased.

A recent article published on REJournals.com went into detail… Read More

The Industrial Market In Indianapolis is Back on Track

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The Industrial Market In Indianapolis is Back on TrackThis time last year experts claimed the imbalance between supply and demand in the industrial market would be temporary. And they were right. Data shows the industrial market in Indianapolis is back on track.

After a recent report from JLL was released, we can see developers actually finished around 6.0 million SF of new construction in… Read More

Best Choice Products Signs 176,000 SF Lease in Plainfield, IN

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Best Choice Products Signs 176,000 SF Lease in Plainfield, IN

INDIANAPOLIS, January 26, 2016 – Best Choice Products, a seller of direct-from-manufacturer products for children, pets and households, has signed a lease for 176,000 square feet in the Plainfield Business Park in Plainfield, Ind. This bring the 352,960-square-foot building to full occupancy.

JLL Senior Vice Presidents Chip… Read More

Big Fourth Quarter for Indy Industrial Market

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An article recently published on Globest.com features important information about fourth quarter insights for the Indianapolis industrial market. This is great news, leading experts to believe 2015 will end with a lot of activity.

The article continues to mention OHL signing a lease for an additional 321,627 square feet in the Indianapolis market, referencing our press release. Read the full press release here.

Via Globest.com, “It seems significant that OHL has continued to grow… Read More

OHL Leases 321,627 SF in Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2015 — OHL, one of the largest 3PL companies in the world, leased an additional 321,627 square feet in the Indianapolis market, announced JLL. The lease at 1251 S. Perry Road, Plainfield, IN brings OHL’s footprint in that market to over 3 million square feet.

JLL’s Executive Vice President Steve Schwegman and Senior Vice President Matt Dickerson represented the landlord, KBS Realty Advisors, in the transaction. The tenant was… Read More

JLL Completes Leases Totalling 20,000 SF in Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2015 – JLL has completed nearly 20,000 square feet of leases at Woodfield II and III in the Indianapolis market. They include:

• Force Communications leased 9,333 square feet at Woodfield II, 8440 Woodfield Crossing Blvd. Landlord Neyer Properties was represented by Adam Broderick and Kevin Gillihan of JLL. Force Communications was represented by Ralph Balber of ALO Property Group.
• Charles River Development leased 4,618 square feet at Woodfield III,… Read More