• Distribution and Supply Chain News and Planned Industrial Project Reports - JULY 2019 Recap

    Posted On Monday, August 19, 2019 by Evan Lamolinara

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    Research by SalesLeads’ experienced industrial market research team, shows 199 new planned Distribution and Supply Chain industry project opportunities tracked during the month of July.

     

    Planned industrial project activity within the sector increased by 16% from the previous month, but is down 35% YTD from the previous year.

     The following are selected highlights on new Distribution Center and Warehouse construction news.

     

     Distribution and Supply Chain - By Project Type

    •  Distribution/Fulfillment Centers - 43 New Projects
    •  Industrial Warehouse - 170 New Projects

         

    Distribution and Supply Chain- By Project Scope/Activity

    •  New Construction - 113 New Projects
    •  Expansion - 44 New Projects
    •  Renovations/Equipment Upgrades - 50 New Projects
    •  Closing - 2 New Projects

     

    Distribution and Supply Chain - By Project Location(Top 5 States)

    •  Texas - 26
    •  California - 20
    •  New York - 13
    •  Florida - 12
    •  Ohio - 11        

      

    Largest Planned Project

    During the month of July, our research team identified 2 new Distribution and Supply Chain facility construction projects with an estimated value of $100 million or more.

    The largest project is owned by Purolator, Inc., who is planning to invest $330 million for the construction of a 430,000 sf warehouse and distribution facility in TORONTO, ON. Completion is slated for 2021. 

     

    Top 10 Tracked Distribution and Supply Chain Project Opportunities

    BRITISH COLUMBIA:

    Construction and mining equipment mfr. is planning to invest $40 million for the construction of an 85,000 sf sales and service facility in SPARWOOD, BC. They have recently received approval for the project. They will relocate their regional operations upon completion in late 2020.

    GEORGIA:

    Aerospace company is planning for the construction of a 1 million sf distribution center and currently seeking a site in ATLANTA, GA. 

    KENTUCKY:

    Air cargo company is planning to invest $34 million for the construction of a warehouse, office, and storage facility in ERLANGER, KY. They have recently received approval for the project. They plan to relocate operations from FLORENCE, KY upon completion in 2021.

    MASSACHUSETTS:

    Municipality is planning to invest $50 million for the construction of a 79,000 sf office, warehouse, and vehicle maintenance facility on South East St. in AMHERST, MA. The project includes the construction of a fire department HQ at 586 S. Pleasant St. in AMHERST, MA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

    GEORGIA:

    Grocery retail chain is planning to invest $55 million for the construction of a 375,000 sf distribution facility at 2000 Anvil Block Rd. in FOREST PARK, GA. Construction is expected to start in late 2019, with completion slated for 2021.

    MARYLAND:

    Global online retailer is planning for the construction of an 800,000 sf distribution facility in WESTPHALIA, MD. They have recently received approval for the project.

    MICHIGAN:

    Audio-video technology company is planning to invest $34 million for the construction of a 90,000 sf warehouse and office facility at 46091 Twelve Mile Road in NOVI, MI. They have recently received approval for the project. They will consolidate operations upon completion in Summer 2020.

    NEW JERSEY:

    Logistics company is planning for the construction of a 509,000 sf warehouse and distribution facility on South Pemberton Road in PEMBERTON, NJ. They are currently seeking approval for the project. Completion is slated for late 2019. 

    CALIFORNIA:

    Logistics service provider is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a recently leased 405,000 sf distribution facility at 700 Crocker Drive in VACAVILLE, CA.

    Ohio:

    Global online retailer has recently started the construction of a 3 million sf distribution facility in ROSSFORD, OH. Completion is slated for October 2020.

     

    Since 1959, SalesLeads, based out of Jacksonville, FL has been providing Industrial Project Reports on companies that are planning significant capital investments in their industrial facilities throughout North America. Our professional research team identifies new construction, expansion, relocation, major renovation, equipment upgrades, and plant closing project opportunities so that our clients can focus sales and marketing resources on the target accounts that have an impending need for their products, services, and indirect materials. 

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