Commercial real estate can be a differentiator in today’s fast-paced logistics market, where success is measured by how quickly a product can be delivered into your customers’ hands. With the growing competition for logistics and industrial space, you need a partner who understands more than just real estate. You need a partner who understands your business. From supply chain and manufacturing, to last mile delivery, we understand the challenges you’re up against. That’s why we partner with clients to develop a real estate strategy that drives your business objectives by creating a competitive advantage through commercial real estate.
Industries & Specialties
Logistics & Industrial
Are you an industrial investor or developer?
A HOLISTIC VIEW OF YOUR OPERATIONSReal estate is only one part of your overall budget, but it does make an impact on your overall operations. When approached the right way and used as a competitive advantage, you can mitigate risk and allow for flexibility—all while manufacturing and delivering your products faster. From site selection and labor analytics to network optimization, our people are adept at identifying and clearly communicating the optimal solution and what you can expect to pay in the process.
END-TO-END SUPPLY CHAIN EXPERTISE
Unlike other CRE firms, we offer the full gamut of end-to-end services to meet all your supply chain needs. Whether you’re in need of logistics consulting, supply chain strategy or facility design services, our industry-leading supply chain platform enables us to deliver a data-driven custom solution for your business, as well as design the operational processes, equipment and systems required to help you achieve your goals, all while saving you time and money.
Supply chain services include:
THE RIGHT TEAM
Clients don’t pick firms, they pick people, which is why we carefully curate a diverse team of on-the-ground professionals to execute a real estate strategy specifically tailored to your needs. We know a lot is on the line and time is of the essence, so we lead you through a clear and straightforward process, communicating with you every step of the way. Your success is our success, and we consider our team an extension of yours.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The accelerated buildout of e-commerce and 3PL last-mile facilities, fulfillment centers, and bulk warehouses in the wake of the pandemic has reinforced demand for logistics & industrial real estate. Although the industrial market has experienced recent challenges including port congestion, materials shortages, and high commodity prices, we expect the demand for logistics & industrial real estate and supporting services will continue to grow.
Cushman & Wakefield’s logistics & industrial real estate professionals provide local market expertise around the globe. We work with you through every step of your occupancy. After we survey the market, identify the optimal site, and negotiate a lease, we’ll advocate for you on everything else–from overhead and project cost analyses to lease reviews and renewals.
Cushman & Wakefield offers an end-to-end range of logistics & industrial real estate services to occupiers, including:
From owner representation to investment sales, Cushman & Wakefield offers a wide range of services to investors active in the logistics & industrial real estate market. These include:
Visit our dedicated industrial investor services page for more information or read more on what’s next for industrial investors.
Our experts in 400 offices worldwide offer unparalleled insights, drawn from thousands of successful assignments. With over 1,100 dedicated logistics & industrial real estate professionals around the world, we are uniquely qualified to develop and deliver the right mix of industrial real estate solutions for your organization.
Although real estate costs are appreciating at never-before-seen rates, transportation accounts for nearly two-thirds of total supply chain costs. Real estate that is well-located and strategically positioned to lower transportation costs could indeed have partly or fully offsetting impacts on the total expenses of a company over time. In two-thirds of markets, occupiers are entering the market for lease renegotiation earlier than they would have historically. By investing in automation and technology, which was once the more expensive option, occupiers will be able to better manage or even cut costs outright. Read more on the Inflation Impact on Industrial.