A supply chain crisis and severe labor shortages are creating mega challenges for developers—but industrial projects are pushing through. Demand for industrial space is so strong, and as a result the asset class remains “unencumbered” by labor shortages, according to Louis Archambault, an attorney at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr.

“Labor and contractors are available for industrial build outs; the issue is cost. However, industrial real estate continues to be one of the most sought-after asset classes as third-party logistics, distribution and e-commerce companies continue to expand,” Archambault tells GlobeSt.com.

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on GlobeSt.com and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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