Armando Codina

CORAL GABLES, FL—The industrial market in South Florida has a bright future, the current coronavirus pandemic notwithstanding, Armando Codina, executive chairman of the local developer Codina Partners, tells He says changing consumer habits and the need to move much of the supply chain from Asia back to the US bode well.

Codina notes that 95% of food produced in, or imported to the US goes through third-party logistics centers. He says his company looked at that particular niche when it conceived Beacon Logistics Park in Hialeah. Beacon will eventually include six buildings and more than 1.3 million square feet of space. Work is progressing on the park. One building has been completed and a second is under way. The park’s infrastructure is nearly complete.

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