The grandfather of industrial real estate, flex space, supplies the ever-increasing demands of businesses needing flexible industrial real estate solutions, whether through an addition of a storefront or office, connected to a large warehouse for import, export, fulfillment, logistics or manufacturing use, among many others, limited only by one’s imagination.
As consumers demand, so must a business supply, because of the unwritten law of business survival, of which most business owners are aware, as they continually climb to remain in a top winning position. And, making customers happier, whether through: faster delivery, the creation of skilled jobs, locally manufacturing goods, will-call, or offering employees paid tuition so they may skill-up and climb the ladder, makes for a big boom in the economy that drives the import and export, logistics, and manufacturing industries, with no end in sight, causing the ever increasing need for more and more flex space industrial real estate and developments.
On our journey from the beginnings of the warehouse to present day flex space, we’ve gone from the railroad-driven warehouse golden age of settlements needing trading opportunities, so they may build their local community and sustain life, to today’s, logistics-driven, global economy. With plentiful international shipping and receiving service centers at airports and ports of call, adding business conducted in real time, makes for product delivery, sourcing raw goods and speed the key drivers of companies choosing to sell at a profit their flex space industrial real estate. Like flex space’s predecessor, warehouse industrial real estate, the logistics and import and export industries are not new concepts and have transformed from, ancient civilizations trading raw goods, spices and services, by wind-powered wooden built sailing ships, to present day, faster methods of transportation, including airplanes, and diesel and nuclear powered container vessels, to daily, on-demand and within an hour delivery, depending how far one is located from a flex space distribution or fulfillment center. We’ve moved far forward and grown even faster to accommodate the global consumer-driven economy, powered by on-line reactions and feedback, because of companies leasing and buying flex space.
With change, comes growth, comes pains, then comes inclusion and accommodation. For if every living human has a say with their voice that is heard, then all that is left is the impactful delivery of what they say they want, when it is wanted. Flex space industrial real estate accommodates growth, makes for an all-inclusive solution with limitless customization options, so that import, export, manufacturing, logistics and fulfillment companies may drive the economy to thrive, just as truck terminals industrial real estate.