Navigating the industrial leasing market post COVID-19
Industrial - Workplace April 2020
Overseas examples show the industrial market will largely be quite well-insulated from major disturbance caused from COVID-19, we delve into the reasons behind this.
Demand for industrial property for the food and beverage industry
Industrial - Workplace October 2019
With increasing demand for industrial space to accommodate this growing sector, companies are seeking out production facilities with good distribution links for export.
Industrial property’s turn for a workforce well-being check
Industrial – Workplace June 2019
New industrial developments are taking a leaf from the office sector’s book and are designing with staff-focused initiatives and sustainability in mind.
Ghost kitchens deliver new efficiencies away from dining hubs
Industrial – Workplace April 2019
With the food delivery sector thriving, there is a global trend for delivery-only kitchens created in industrial or other vacant real estate.
How food start-ups are leveraging off shared facilities
Industrial – Workplace November 2018
A summit focusing on the future of food and cooking held last month in food-crazy Seattle, identified a trend towards greater connectivity between budding food entrepreneurs.
Will robots really take over the workplace?
Industrial – Workplace October 2018
It seems inevitable that robotics will continue to play a starring role within the logistics, distribution, manufacturing and transportation sectors in the very near future, and yes many, many “human” jobs will be lost.
Why a design-build option is worth considering for your business
Industrial – Workplace November 2017
Getting the right industrial premises for your business is the key to operational success and sometimes, you need to bite the bullet and go for a purpose-built facility.
How being part of an industrial park could bring business efficiencies .
Industrial – Workplace October 2017
As industrial investment property continues to outperform other commercial property sectors, vacancy levels for existing industrial business premises are at historic lows – which makes it tough for those looking to lease a new industrial property for their business.
How hot demand for New Zealand food is influencing cold property choices
Industrial – Workplace September 2017
There’s been a surge of interest in the leasing of food grade premises and in particular, cold storage facilities, around the country in recent times and in some areas, there’s pent up demand thanks to tight supply.
How a live-work unit could kick-start your industrial business
Industrial – Workplace August 2017
Convenience and cost-effectiveness are the two prime benefits that come to mind when considering a live-work unit for an industrial business – but there are many others worth factoring in to the mix, too.
Is owning your industrial building the best use of your business capital?
Industrial – Workplace July 2017
While owning your own warehouse or other industrial property could – on paper – seem like a smart business decision, could it be at the expense of growing or evolving your business?
How global warehousing trends could influence your business model .
Industrial – Workplace June 2017
If your business model includes warehousing in some form, global trends suggest that warehouses will become even hotter property on the back of changing retail practices, and where that warehouse space is physically located will change as a result.
Warehouse Tenancy Myths and What You Should Concern Yourself with Instead
Industrial – Workplace May 2017
The thing about being in the market for a new warehouse is: when you’re looking for something so big, it’s hard to think small. But when it comes to signing a years-long commercial lease, the little things are often more important than the large, obvious ones. And sometimes those obvious things should be crossed off your list all together…
Thinking More Like a Landlord Could Be a Smart Move
Industrial – Workplace April 2017
To get the most out of an industrial lease in the fast-moving industrial market, a tenant may have to start thinking more like a landlord.
How to optimise cubic capacity in your industrial building
Industrial – Workplace May 2017
With a shortage of undeveloped industrial-zoned land for new-build industrial properties in most of New Zealand’s main centres, the challenge for businesses and landlords within this popular sector lies in maximising and optimising existing space in order to achieve operating efficiencies.
5 questions to ask yourself before signing your next warehouse lease
Industrial – Workplace WP14 2017
So you’ve answered the “where?” in the search for your next warehouse. But, before you start rolling in the moving trucks, there are many other questions to ask. Like, is there anywhere to park them?
5 tips for picking the best spot for your warehouse
Industrial – Workplace September 2016
Location – it’s so important that people usually mention it three times in a row.
5 tips for creating a staff friendly small to medium warehouse
Industrial – Workplace July 2016
Many factory workers find out what they don’t like in a workplace the hard (labour) way, on the warehouse floor. This has lead to an industry with a notoriously high turnover – but it doesn’t have to be this way.
Unexpected factors influencing the future of industrial real estate
Industrial – Workplace December 2016
When your products aren’t leaving your factory or warehouse via ghost truck, they will fly out via delivery drone. And the goods themselves? They’ll pop out of a 3D printer or be assembled by an AI bot. What does this have to do with the future of industrial real estate?.