• Distribution and Supply Chain News and Planned Industrial Project Reports - April 2020 Recap

    Posted On Monday, May 11, 2020 by Evan Lamolinara

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    Research by SalesLeads’ experienced industrial market research team, shows 214 new planned Distribution and Supply Chain industry project opportunities tracked during the month of April. 

    Planned industrial project activity within the sector increased by 18% from the previous month. 

    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 - 191 New Projects

               

    Distribution and Supply Chain- By Project Scope/Activity

                New Construction - 109 New Projects

                Expansion - 49 New Projects

                Renovations/Equipment Upgrades - 58 New Projects

                Closing - 1 New Project

     

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

                Texas - 15

                Ohio - 13

                Indiana - 12

                New York - 12

                North Carolina - 11      

     

    Largest Planned Project

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

    The largest project is owned by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., who is planning to invest $200 million for the construction of a 416,000 sf warehouse, production, and laboratory facility in PLAINVILLE, MA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

      

    Top 10 Tracked Distribution and Supply Chain Project Opportunities

    ILLINOIS:

    Global online retailer is investing $150 million for the construction of a 1 million sf distribution center in UNIVERSITY PARK, IL. Construction has recently started, with completion slated for 2022.

     

    LOUISIANA:

    Rail yard operator is planning to invest $87 million for the construction of a 2 million sf warehouse and terminal in ST. GABRIEL, LA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

     

    NORTH CAROLINA:

    Grocery retail chain has recently started the construction of a 940,000 sf refrigerated distribution center in GREENSBORO, NC. Completion is slated for late 2022.

     

    NEW YORK:

    Waste recycling service provider is planning to invest $50 million for the construction of four warehouses totaling 620,000 sf on Coeymans Industrial Park Lane in COEYMANS, NY. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

     

    ONTARIO:

    Municipality is planning to invest $36 million for the construction of a warehouse and meat processing facility in OTTAWA, ON. Construction is expected to start in Spring 2021, with completion slated for Fall 2022.

     

    PENNSYLVANIA:

    Global logistics company has recently agreed to pre-lease a 465,000 sf warehouse and distribution facility at 11601 Roosevelt Blvd. in PHILADELPHIA, PA. They expect to occupy the facility in Summer 2021.

     

    CALIFORNIA:

    Refrigerated warehousing service provider is planning for the construction of a 576,000 sf cold storage warehouse at 1101 Del Norte Blvd. in OXNARD, CA. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

     

    UTAH:

    Utility pole mfr. is planning to invest $35 million for the renovation and equipment upgrades on a 240,000 sf manufacturing and distribution facility at Ft. Pierce Industrial Park in ST. GEORGE, UT. They have recently received approval for the project.

     

    WISCONSIN:

    Global online retailer is planning for the renovation and equipment upgrades on 540,000 sf of warehouse and distribution space at 11800 W. Burleigh St. in WAUWATOSA, WI. They are currently seeking approval for the project.

     

    ARIZONA:

    Automotive parts supplier is planning for the construction of a 250,000 sf distribution center in KINGMAN, AZ. They have recently received approval for the project.

     

    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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