They’re going up everywhere, thanks to the on-demand nature of just about everything. Whether it’s Amazon’s huge monster warehouse or the many other facilities popping up in strategic locations worldwide, Butler Builders have been busy keeping up.
This story out of Virginia is a microcosm of what’s driving the trend. “Nationally and in Virginia, the growth of e-commerce is driving much of the momentum as online customers order more stuff that needs to be stored and delivered. In the race to shorten delivery times, retailers — both traditional and online — want distribution centers close to population centers.”