• Many e-commerce companies are locating their facilities near densly populated areas where internet usage is high and the logistics infrastructure is sufficient for order fulfillment.
  • Over the last few years, developers have noticed the need for distribution/fulfillment centers that can accommodate the growth of e-commerce users resulting in a new-wave of development activity. The GLA/OC region's spike in construction activity is due to the boom of e-commerce.
  • The changes in how consumers purchase goods has inevitably trickled down to how those goods are transported, stored and distributed directly affecting the industrial real estate market and as a result, the distribution model required has changed.
  • The supply chain is where real estate and logistics intersect and companies are rethinking how and where to strategically locate their distribution and fulfillment facilities.