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Los Angeles Real Estate News: Class B space is new ‘A’ space in tight Los Angeles-Long Beach warehousing market - JOC
With industrial vacancy rates in Los Angeles-Long Beach close to 1 percent for the past two years, and rents increasing by 12 percent a year, e-commerce fulfillment, light assembly, and specialty retail importers in Southern California are paying record prices for Class B and C properties.
industrial-real-estate  market-reports  ports  logistics  california  Around-the-web  this-week-425 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
NOAA Joins with PortMiami to Let Larger Cargo Ships Safely Enter Seaport - Department of Commerce
PORTS is a successful public-private partnership that reduces ship accidents by more than 50 percent, increases the amount of cargo ships can carry, reduces transit delays for commercial traffic, enhances recreational activities, and improves hazardous spill response. Before the addition of PortMiami, a NOAA analysis estimated as much as a $300 million annual benefit from an expanded PORTS system. Including PortMiami, there are 31 PORTS in the country, supporting 85 percent of the nation’s cargo by tonnage.
logistics  public-private-partnerships  port-of-miami  ports  panama-canal  panmax  Around-the-web  this-week-421 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Ports Off to Strong Start in 2018, but Expansion Needed, Experts Say - Transport Topics
For now, the ports and dray truckers are holding their own regarding moving cargo by operating more efficiently. But officials caution many ports may be about to reach the physical limits of their capacity to expand.
transportation  logistics  global-supply-chain  ports  Around-the-web  this-week-419 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
State reaches preliminary lease deal for Port of Wilmington and open container port in Edgemoor - Delaware Business Now
The State of Delaware announced a preliminary agreement with the Emirates-owned Gulftainer Group to lease the Port of Wilmington from the state, construct a new container shipping facility on the Delaware River, and expand jobs at the port.
this-week-418  Around-the-web  Matt  Delaware  mid-atlantic  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  ports  shipping  freight-logistics  freight  jobs  economic-development 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Canada’s container trade growth set to sail past U.S. - The Globe and Mail
The signing of two major trade deals with global trading partners will help send Canada's growth in imports and exports by container surging past that of the United States, marine shipper Maersk Line says.
this-week-413  Around-the-web  Matt  canada  location-canada  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  freight  freight-logistics  shipping  ports  intermodal 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Trump To Unveil Long-Awaited $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan - NPR
President Trump will finally be unveiling his long-awaited $1.5 trillion plan to repair and rebuild the nation's crumbling highways, bridges, railroads, airports, seaports and water systems Monday.
this-week-413  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  government-policy  infrastructure  economic-development  industrial-sector  manufacturing  jobs  logistics  supply-chain  ports  airports 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Cold Chain Ports Remain Hot - Food Logistics
Much has changed in the world over the last 10 years that’s affected the food industry and movement of perishable goods. According to a report by the Brookings Institution, “The Unprecedented Expansion of the Global Middle Class,” the global middle class is expected to grow from 3.2 billion people in 2016 to 5.2 billion in 2028—primarily in Asian countries. As the middle class and economies have grown, so too has the demand for food.
this-week-400  Around-the-web  Matt  port-of-charleston  intermodal  supply-chain  logistics  ports  food-industry  food-processing 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Infrastructure, Training Boost Growth in South Carolina Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
Business-friendly tax and training policies along with its strategic location and infrastructure are helping South Carolina attract and grow its manufacturing sector.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  taxes-incentives  ports  intermodal  supply-chain  logistics  infrastructure  manufacturing  workforce-training 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
Can Offshore Wind Power Revive U.S. Ports? - Scientific American
Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and Maryland are all eyeing up manufacturing and maintenance businesses that would support wind energy
supply-chain  parts-suppliers  green-economy  wind-energy  ports  mid-atlantic  new-england  regional-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-391-top 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Changing Landscape among Carriers, Ports - Food Logistics
Mergers, consolidations and alliances among steamship lines, which will optimize networks and create economies-of-scale, are well underway—and likely to impact shippers of perishables.
this-week-387  Around-the-web  Matt  infrastructure  supply-chain  logistics  food-industry  food-processing  ports  freight 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Environmental Considerations for a Prospective Port Tenant - Area Development
Industrial tenants looking to operate on port property should perform thorough environmental diligence before occupancy, carefully analyze lease obligations, and understand the relevant permitting and regulatory obligations.
area-development-features  Matt  ports  intermodal  manufacturing  industrial-real-estate  real-estate  sustainability  sustainable-development  site-selection  environment 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Why America’s Supply Chain Is Shifting East - Area Development
With a vast rail and intermodal network, East Coast ports are well positioned to support the growing e-commerce trend.
intermodal  supply-chain  infrastructure  area-development-features  Matt  ports  rail  logistics  ecommerce 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
BAE Systems Expands San Diego, California, Shipyard Facility - Area Development
A leading provider of ship repair, maintenance, modernization, conversion, and overhaul services for the Navy and others, BAE Systems received a new 950-foot-long, 55,000-lifting-ton floating dry dock at its shipyard in San Diego, California.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  california  marine-industry  pacific-states  ports  intermodal  logistics  SAN-DIEGO 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Carnival Cruise Line Expands Long Beach, California, Terminal Complex - Area Development
Carnival Cruise Line signed an agreement with landlord Urban Commons to expand its terminal facility to accommodate larger ships in the future and enhance its terminal operations in the City of Long Beach, California.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  california  pacific-states  hospitality-industry  ports  intermodal 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Eastern Shipbuilding To design-build Patrol Cutters At Panama City, Florida Port - Area Development
U.S. Coast Guard awarded the largest vessel procurement contract in its history to Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida. Eastern Shipbuilding Group was selected to finalize its design and construct the first series of Nine Offshore Patrol Cutters to replace the Medium Endurance Cutters currently in service.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  ports  intermodal  defense  defense-sector  marine-industry 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Foreign Investors Connect to the World from Canada - Area Development
Canada’s logistics infrastructure and trade connections can be quite beneficial to foreign investors and shippers.
area-development-features  Matt  canada  location-canada  logistics  infrastructure  supply-chain  FDI  intermodal  rail  ports  airports  trade 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
A rising tide? - Virginia Business
Next year, all of Virginia’s harbor pilots will undergo specialized training in Louisiana. The purpose behind the out-of-state trip is to gain skills in handling the next class of immense ships expected to visit Hampton Roads’ ports.
this-week-363  Around-the-web  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  intermodal  logistics  ports  panama-canal 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Port Cameron Poised To Be Major Commercial Shipping Center At Cameron Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Port Cameron, new private deepwater, state-of-the-art staging port complex, is posed to be a major commercial center only three miles from the Gulf of Mexico and 19 miles from the Intracoastal Canal, in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  intermodal  ports  energy 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Port of Virginia celebrates arrival of first Neo-Panamax ship -
Quipping the cargo vessel MOL Benefactor is “rightfully named,” Panama’s ambassador to the U.S. said the supersized ship and others like it are on course to deliver economic growth that extends beyond each port of call.
this-week-357  Around-the-web  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  panama-canal  ports  intermodal  logistics  infrastructure  supply-chain 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Charleston port’s growth spurring industrial, speculative building boom - Post and Courier
A new report says many businesses are citing the presence of Charleston’s port system as a key reason for investing in the region and other parts of South Carolina.
logistics  freight-logistics  port-of-charleston  ports  distribution-centers  warehousing  Around-the-web  this-week-352  charleston  south-carolina  regional-reports 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Virtual Tour: A Vessel’s Transit Through the Expanded Panama Canal - AJOT.COM
The Panama Canal Authority has produced a video demonstrating in detail how the new Neopanamax locks will operate within the Expanded Panama Canal once inaugurated on Sunday, June 26.
this-week-349  Around-the-web  Matt  logistics  intermodal  ports  panama-canal  supply-chain 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Massive Robots Keep Docks Shipshape - WSJ
With global trade expected to grow steadily in the coming years, ports around the world are being automated. Yet the United States lags behind. In Los Angeles and Long Beach, the nation's two largest ports, only two of the 13 marine terminals are automating.
this-week-348  Around-the-web  Matt  ports  intermodal  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  automation  california  pacific-states  los-angeles  robotics 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
No easy solutions to problems plaguing US ports -
An ongoing analysis of the factors that contribute to marine terminal congestion has industry experts concluding that ports will probably have to implement at least a half-dozen measures in order to relieve what has become one of the biggest bottlenecks in goods movement.
global-supply-chain  ports  freight-logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-347 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Work stoppage closes N.J. ports - NJBIZ
For reasons still unknown as of the afternoon, a work stoppage forced port terminals on both sides of the Hudson River to abruptly close Friday.
Around-the-web  ports  organized-labor 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Logistics Industry Continues to Evolve - Area Development
Expansion of the Panama Canal, increasing use of intermodal facilities, and siting of new mega distribution facilities are among the latest logistics trends.
area-development-features  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  intermodal  infrastructure  ports  panama-canal  distribution-facility  distribution-centers 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Centreport Canada: North America’s Largest Tri-Modal Inland Port - Area Development
Centreport Canada is a tri-modal inland port and foreign-trade zone located in the heart of the continent in Winnipeg, and at the hub of international trade gateways moving in all geographical directions.
area-development-features  Matt  manitoba  western-canada  ports  intermodal  logistics  infrastructure  canada  location-canada 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
North American Seaport Outlook: Potential Shift in Ports of Call - Area Development
With recent labor as well as congestion issues taking a toll on West Coasts ports, industrial seaport markets may be affected by next year’s opening of the expanded Panama Canal.
area-development-features  Matt  logistics  ports  panama-canal  intermodal 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Gov. Deal, Georgia Ports Authority sign off on inland port -
Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority, Murray County and CSX Transportation signed a memorandum of agreement today to establish the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth. Its service area will include north Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and parts of Kentucky.
this-week-316  Around-the-web  Matt  intermodal  logistics  ports  tennesee  south  Georgia  alabama 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Frontline: West Coast Ports Unite to Solve Challenges - Area Development
Manufacturers of imported and exported goods between the United States and Asia let out a huge sigh of relief in late May when a five-year contract that governs pay and work rules at 29 West Coast ports was finally ratified.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  california  pacific-states  ports  logistics  intermodal  area-development-features  Matt 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Port Of Wilmington, North Carolina Builds Cold Storage Facility - Area Development
Construction has started on a Cold Storage Facility at the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina. Currently, exporters of perishable goods are forced to use other ports that have a cold storage facility onsite.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  logistics  ports 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
2015 North America Ports & Logistics Annual Report - CBRE
The recent congestion at U.S. West Coast ports has placed a spotlight on labor and port efficiencies. In response, supply chain users are exploring diversification strategies that move some portion of inbound cargo to the East and Gulf Coasts.
ports  logistics  global-supply-chain  this-week-305  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
10 Inland Ports to Watch - Area Development
Located outside crowded port areas, where land is scarce or not available at all, inland ports’ advantages are well documented because of their positive impact on regional industrial development and because they create space for more buildings in proximity to intermodal sites, thus relieving pressure in port areas and on roadways.
area-development-features  matt  ports  intermodal  logistics 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Rising Seaport Activity Spurs Industrial Real Estate Growth Eastward - Area Development
Major U.S. seaports are experiencing significant growth -- shipping volumes were up by 3.3 percent on the previous peak seen in 2007. And accordingly, so is the real estate activity around them.
area-development-features  matt  real-estate  industrial-real-estate  ports  cargo 
october 2014 by areadevelopment
Gateway City: Miami, Everyone Else, Await Panama Canal Expansion -
In the end, the larger ships, when fully laden, will not have too many options. While there are non-port issues that will have an impact as well — customs clearance, road and rail infrastructure, warehousing options — South Florida is well positioned to garner additional import business when the Panama Canal expansion is completed.
this-week-277  around-the-web  matt  florida  miami  south-atlantic  panama-canal  infrastructure  ports 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Latvia-Based Valmiera Glass Invests $20 Million In Dublin, Georgia, Operations Center - Area Development
Valmiera Glass, a Latvia-based manufacturer of fiberglass products, will invest $20 million to locate its first U.S. manufacturing facility and headquarters in Dublin, Georgia, creating 150 jobs within five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  georgia  south-atlantic  operations-center  location-usa  fdi  jobs  georgia-quick-start  workforce-development  ports 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Holt Logistics Corp. And South Jersey Port Corporation To Construct Marine Terminal In Paulsboro, New Jersey - Area Development
Holt Logistics Corp. entered into a partnership with the South Jersey Port Corporation for the construction of a new, state-of-the-art marine terminal in Paulsboro, New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  infrastructure  logistics  ports  rail 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
GT USA Invests $100 Million, Plans Port Canaveral, Florida, Container-Cargo Terminal - Area Development
GT USA, the US-business of privately-owned international port operator Gulftainer, signed a 35-year agreement to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal at Port Canaveral, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  florida  south-atlantic  logistics  ports  infrastructure 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Building a National Freight Policy, One Proposal at a Time - Brookings Institution
Last week was a busy one for freight policy in Washington. Multiple hints indicated that a major water bill could reach a floor vote within weeks, the Senate held a freight roundtable, and the U.S. Department of Transportation released an entire legislative proposal to reform the surface transportation program, including major new freight components.
this-week-261  around-the-web  matt  infrastructure  freight-logistics  freight  ports 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Panama Canal Chief: Florida, America Must Choose Wisely in Funding Port Projects - Jacksonville Business Journal
Deciding which ports should be expanded to accommodate larger post-Panamax ships is a tough call, the head of the Panama Canal Authority said Thursday.
this-week-254  around-the-web  matt  panama-canal  florida  ports  infrastructure  logistics  intermodal  south-atlantic  economic-development 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Ports Jockey for Post-Panamax “Pole Position” - Area Development
East and Gulf Coast ports are gearing up to accommodate the supersized containerships that will be able to traverse the expanded Panama Canal — and the delayed expansion process has given them the advantage of time to get ready.
panama-canal  area-development-features  logistics  infrastructure  cargo  new-york  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  maryland  georgia  south-carolina  florida  south-atlantic  economic-development  ports  matt 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Intermarine Opens State-Of-The-Art Operations Center In Houston, Texas - Area Development
Intermarine opened its state of the art, 13,311 square foot, Operations Center at Industrial Terminal, the leading breakbulk terminal on the Houston, Texas, Ship Channel.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  houston  texas  southwest  logistics  infrastructure  ports  cargo 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Eastern Ports Spend Billions, But Will New Ships Come? - NPR
Ports along the East Coast are scrambling to dredge and expand so they can accommodate larger ships expected once the Panama Canal widening is complete in 2015.
panama-canal  this-week-236  ports  around-the-web  economic-development  intermodal  infrastructure  matt 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
South Carolina Inland Port Open for Business in Greer -
South Carolina's new $50 million inland port near Greer began operating this week, providing a global shipping hub in the upstate that's expected to eliminate tens of thousands of trucks making the journey on busy Interstate 26 between the Greenville-Spartanburg area and the coast.
ports  this-week-234  around-the-web  south-carolina  economic-development  site-selection  infrastructure  logistics  matt 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Rick Scott says $5 million infrastructure investment will create 1,200 jobs - Sunshine State News
With the Panama Canal expansion expected to be complete in late 2014 and a rival project starting to form in Nicaragua, Gov. Rick Scott doubled down on Florida’s commitment to transportation infrastructure on Monday.
ports  Port-Manatee  regional-reports  around-the-web  florida  Port-of-Panama-City  this-week-227  logistics  infrastructure 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
Study: Port of Tampa has $15.1 Billion Economic Impact - Tampa Bay Times
A new economic impact study shows that the Port of Tampa emerged from the downturn stronger than ever. In 2012, the port generated $15.1 billion in economic activity for the Tampa Bay region and the state. That's nearly double the $8 billion economic impact of the port in 2005.
this-week-220  ports  around-the-web  economic-impact  florida  tampa  economic-development 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Genesis Energy Plans $125 Million Investment To Expand Its Baton Rouge, Louisiana Production Facilities - Area Development Online
Genesis Energy plans a $125 million investment to improve the company’s existing assets and develop new infrastructure in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area. The company will modernize and expand its terminal in Port Hudson, construct an 18-mile, 20-inch diameter crude oil pipeline connecting to ExxonMobil’s Baton Rouge Refinery and build a new crude oil unit train facility.
ports  louisiana  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  infrastructure  matt  energy  baton-rouge 
february 2013 by areadevelopment

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