The 298,000-square-foot state-of-the-art cold storage facility is located within the heavy-haul corridor, in close proximity to the Barbours Cut and Bayport container terminals, and with convenient access to the regional interstate highway system and multiple Class 1 railroads.
On our latest From the Cold Corner Podcast, I talk with Vincent Free, chairman of the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) about how the organization helps bring together suppliers, sub-contractors, builders and more, to move the thermal envelope industry forward through education and networking.
Looking back on what we’ll call 2020 B.C. (Before Coronavirus), the pipeline for cold storage construction was already robust and healthy. According to research by commercial real estate firm CBRE, overall industrial construction—which encompasses cold storage, along with warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing facilities, self-storage, office and flex space—was at 298 million square feet (MSF) before COVID-19, bolstered by the ongoing rise of e-commerce.
In-progress warehouse construction in the United States totaled 255 million square feet at the end of this year’s first quarter.
June 20, 2019
Warehouse construction has reached unprecedented levels in the United States due to e-commerce demand, and conditions in many markets indicate that new supply can be leased up prior to construction completion or shortly thereafter, according to a new report from CBRE, Los Angeles.
The data reveals that not only has design-build seen increased usage in all sectors and regions of the United States, but that the industry has also witnessed extraordinary project outcomes and innovation across all sectors.
August 21, 2018
Industry analysts at Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Arlington, Va., completed an assessment of the non-residential, highway/street and water/wastewater design-build construction market to deliver a comprehensive look at design-build’s market size, direction, trends and drivers.
The California Construction Expo is the Golden State’s premier gathering for contractors, designers, construction professionals, suppliers and construction workers to learn directly from government agencies about the increasing opportunities associated with $150 billion in public work programs currently proposed or underway.