Need an item from a shelf that’s 40 feet above the warehouse floor? Just ask a picking robot in whatever language you want. Multilingual voice controls, the Internet of Things and emerging technologies are adding new efficiencies to the modern warehouse in a climate of rising costs, according to a new JLL report.
Manufacturing job growth in Florida intensified over the past 12 months, according to data collected by Manufacturers’ News Inc. (MNI). MNI reports manufacturers in Florida added 3,921 jobs from March 2017 to March 2018 – double the number of jobs gained over the 2016-2017 survey period.
This marks the fifth straight year Florida has added industrial jobs. Currently, the state is home to 13,674 manufacturers employing 478,248 workers.
TA Realty just paid $92.25 million for a ten-parcel industrial portfolio in Hialeah Gardens and Medley. Miami-based commercial real estate firm Cofe Properties sold the nearly 932,500-square-foot portfolio.
Property records show Cofe bought the assemblage in 2013 for $48.3 million.