Are You Ready for Electric Vehicles? When looking for information to share in this week’s Inside Our Industry, one topic kept appearing – electric vehicles (EVs). Back in The Agurban days, we shared some EV information (#622, #656, #727, and #738). As an … Read more
Corporate Expansions Will Be in Suburbs, Mid-Sized Cities – Part 2 IW Staff – July 17, 2020 Majority of Project Activity Predicted To Resume in 2021 When asked to predict when client companies will restart expanding or adding new facilities, 13% of consultants … Read more
We were NOT surprised to see the following headline in a recent IndustryWeek post. After all, this is where we have been developing for 34 years! Corporate Expansions Will Be in Suburbs, Mid-Sized Cities – Part 1 IW Staff – July 17, 2020 … Read more
With the majority of our developments east of the Mississippi River, we are encouraged to see the potential for increased activity at the U.S. Southeast and Gulf Coast ports. Below are excerpts from an American Shipper posting based on a report from CBRE. … Read more
Jack Schultz set to retire; Dean Bingham will take over reins at Agracel. Ryan Witges promoted to COO.
Agracel’s build-t0-suit project for Horton Holding, Inc. in Oconee County, SC, expected to create 125 new jobs.
In case you missed it, 4.8 million jobs were added back to the economy in June. Of those, 356,000 were in the manufacturing sector. Unemployment fell from 13.3% to 11.1%. We do not know what the future holds (would be great if we … Read more
Final acquisition/leaseback of a two-project portfolio complete! Agracel acquires 126,000 SF manufacturing facility for Laclede Chain in Maryville, Missouri. Laclede Chain manufactures industrial chains and tire traction chains. In total, Laclede Chain operates out of over 250,000 SF of manufacturing space in the U.S.
Surge in Reshoring Manufacturing Jobs While we are not happy about the COVID-19 pandemic (who is?!), we are glad to see that a number of manufacturers are seriously looking at bringing some jobs back to the United States. We follow the Reshoring Initiative … Read more
We Choose Optimism With our core business in manufacturing, we wanted to share the good news happening right now, even amid this unprecedented pandemic, in our industry. We did not have to look long, as there is plenty of positive things happening. Sure, … Read more