Friday, September 28, 2012

'Made in America' more attractive to manufacturers

This article talks about how manufacturers are beginning to move operations back to the United States.  Do you think this will continue?

A link to the full article is here.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

iPhone-Controlled Robots to Revolutionize Manufacturing Industry

Here is an interesting article about robotics being used in manufacturing.  It says that the use of robots may cut down on the number of jobs outsourced from the United States to other countries due to cheap labor.  What do you think?  

A link to the full article is here.

Friday, September 21, 2012

WHY IT MATTERS: China's auto parts industry

Many people believe that policies in China dealing with subsidizing exports of auto parts have encouraged auto parts manufacturers to shift their production to China, which hurts employment in other countries.  The Unites States government has challenged some of these policies, saying that they are in violation of the World Trade Organization's free trade rules.  It will be interesting to see the outcome of these challenges.  What do you think might happen?

A link to the article is here.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Big Georgia companies sitting on billions in cash

It looks like several large Georiga-based companies are in pretty good standing.  Do you think once they start spending it could translate into job growth in Georgia?  Or do you think they are more likely to invest and grow internationally?

A link to the article is here.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Several East Coast Industrial Markets Like Miami Expecting Growth From Coming Panama Canal Expansion

This article talks about how the expansion of the Panama Canal will stimulate growth in the industrial real estate market.  It says that many areas around our ports are expecting demand for warehouse space to increase once the expansion of the canal is finished.  Do you think this could significantly affect any areas closer to Atlanta?

A link to the full article is here.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Manufacturing jobs boom is for real

This article says that manufacturing in the United States is really beginning to pick up.  Do you think this could mean a great deal of growth for the industrial real estate market?  A link to the article is here.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Will international real estate follow copper down?

What are your thoughts on how this might affect industrial real estate in the Atlanta area?

A link to the article is here.