Industrial Real Estate Benefits from Partnering in Portfolio Strategy, Planning and Implementation

GREG SCHEMENTI | January 16, 2019

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Truthfully a significant portion of industrial real estate occupants do not have a portfolio strategy. In fact, only about 20 percent of companies have actually considered a long-term plan that is well-understood across the business. As for the other 80 percent? They are sorely missing out. As an industry facing substantial change, success lies in identifying portfolio and market opportunities that optimize efficiency. In terms of high-level strategic planning, there are a few key elements organizations must consider for success. These factors can range from balancing the trade-offs between an optimal location and a viable workforce to achieving business-savvy sustainability goals that incorporate energy reduction and employee wellness.

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