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Supply Chain Management

Guide to sources for supply chain management research

Real Estate Market Reports

  1. CB Richard Ellis Reports
    Website: http://www.cbre.com/USA/Research/
    Analyzes industrial, office, and retail markets.                                                                                                                                                     
  2. Colliers 
    Website: http://www.colliers.com
    Has individual industrial market reports for major metro areas as well as a national report with local industrial market data.                                  
  3. Jones Lang LaSalle Research
    Website: http://www.joneslanglasalle.com/Pages/Research.aspx

    Provides reports on the industrial properties market in selected countries, including the United States. The data is frequently broken down into warehouse/distribution and manufacturing property categories and gives the average rent per square foot for the national and local markets.  There is also a special report on the market for industrial properties surrounding ports and airports.                     

Construction & Operating Costs

  1. Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey
    Website: http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cbecs/

    Presents survey data by U.S. census region for energy consumption and expenditures of commercial buildings.                                             
  2. Get-A-Quote
    Website: http://www.get-a-quote.net/

    Provides access to data from the Heavy Construction costbook for each state. The manuals list manhours, labor costs, and material costs for each construction component.
     
  3. RLB International Construction Cost Commentary
    Website: http://www.rlb.com/

    Analyzes the construction outlook in 65 international metro markets and compares building costs by type of property.  See also the link to the Regional Construction Cost Research for the Americas which measures relative cost of construction between 12 U.S. metro markets and the change since the previous quarter.
     
  4. RSMeans QuickCost Estimator
    Website: http://www.rsmeans.com/calculator/index.asp 

    Calculates the current construction cost of 50 types of buildings based on square footage and zip code location.

Building Design & Specifications

  1. Building and Planning for Industrial Storage and Distribution
    E-book
     
  2. WBDG Construction Criteria Base
    Website: http://www.wbdg.org/ccb/ccb.php
     
  3. WBDG Design Guidance: Warehouse
    Website: http://www.wbdg.org/design/warehouse.php
     

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