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  • Writer's pictureBeki Dobson, SIOR

The Importance of Location When Choosing an Industrial Real Estate Property

As the old adage goes, "location, location, location." This saying rings true for businesses, especially those involved in industrial operations. The location of an industrial real estate property can either make or break a business. Choosing the right location is essential for maximizing efficiency, minimizing costs, and boosting profitability. Here are four key location factors to consider when selecting an industrial real estate property:

1) Proximity to Suppliers and Customers

Choosing a location that is close to the raw materials needed for your business and your customer base may be more expensive upfront, but it will save you time and money in the long run. Being located near suppliers means lower transportation costs and faster delivery times. Being near customers means quicker turnaround times and lower shipping expenses.

2) Accessibility to Transportation

Having access to reliable transportation can make or break an industrial business. Consider the availability of highways, railroads, ports, and airports near your potential location. Easy access to transportation options can make shipping and receiving goods much easier and more cost-effective.

3) Availability of Workforce

Having access to a skilled and reliable workforce is crucial for the success of any industrial business. Consider the availability of labor in the area and the quality of the workforce. Look for locations that have a skilled labor pool and a low turnover rate.

4) Zoning and Regulations

Make sure that the location you choose is zoned for your particular type of business. Different areas may have different zoning and regulations, so take the time to research the area thoroughly to avoid any potential legal issues down the road.

Choosing the right location for your industrial real estate property is undoubtedly a daunting task. However, taking the time to consider these factors will pay off in the long run. If you're currently in the market for industrial warehousing needs, contact Beki Dobson at Miller Industrial Properties. Beki and her team of professionals can help you select the ideal location for your business needs.

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