CBRE: Stay-at-home orders poised to accelerate growing demand for cold storage

The coronavirus pandemic figures to accelerate what had already been a growing trend — the need for additional cold storage space to meet the demand for online grocery sales.

CBRE: Pricing gap for investors narrows between cold storage, traditional warehouses

Investors increasingly are warming up to the cold storage warehousing sector in New Jersey and other major markets — despite ongoing challenges in the asset class — pushing cap rates for Class A facilities closer to those of traditional high-quality warehouses.

Freezer, cooler space in high demand in New Jersey, as users face a lack of supply

Demand for cold storage warehouse space nationwide, and particularly in the Garden State, is on fire, largely because of rising online fresh grocery sales and changing consumer preferences for fresher foods. Meeting that demand could prove challenging — given the cost and complexity of such projects and the need for specialization — but some developers are positioning themselves to be ready when users come calling.

CBRE: Growing online grocery sales could benefit New Jersey, a top 10 market for cold storage

With the growth of online grocery sales projected to continue, a new report says New Jersey is well-positioned to capture the continued need for cold storage space.

AY: Despite demand, New Jersey starved for new cold storage space

New Jersey remains one of the nation’s most underserved markets for cold storage space, despite its potential to share in the expanding market for fresh food and online grocery delivery.

Growing online grocery sales will boost N.J. cold storage market, report says

As one of the nation’s top 10 markets for cold storage space, New Jersey is poised to benefit from what experts say will be the continued growth of online grocery sales.