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    E-Commerce Still Driving Industrial Warehouse Demand

    10/03/22 |

    The demand for industrial warehouse space remained surprisingly strong during the pandemic. Statistics showed that shopping habits changed dramatically, especially during the shutdown, and many people shifted toward e-commerce retail for almost all of their needs. In 2020, e-commerce sales rose by $244 billion since the previous year, which was a 43 percent increase. Because of this increase, brick-and-mortar retailers joined e-commerce companies by seeking out warehouse space to fulfill their online orders.

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    LGE Adding Another to the Loop 303 Corridor

    09/23/22 |

    Earlier this month, LGE Design Build, alongside developer Echo Real Estate Capital, broke ground on Echo Park 303, a two-building, modern industrial facility in Glendale, Ariz. This project will mark the latest addition to the flourishing Loop 303 corridor, in the West Valley of Phoenix, which is becoming one of the premiere industrial submarkets in the nation.

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    Volatility of Construction Materials in Q3

    09/22/22 |

    The previous two years have been a wild ride when it comes to the prices of construction materials. While some materials have fluctuated drastically, many others have steadily risen. With bottlenecks in the supply chain and rising gas prices, along with other untimely factors, the cost of securing necessary construction materials placed an added burden on every firm across the nation. These costs had to be, unfortunately, passed on to the consumer.

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    What to Know About Semiconductor Construction in Phoenix

    09/20/22 |

    Phoenix natives know that driving north on Interstate 17 means two things – traffic and scenery. But well before the terrain turns to majestic mountains, there is another changing landscape, just as you’re leaving Phoenix, that has also been turning some heads.

  • The Loosening Supply Chain in Q3

    09/15/22 |

    In late 2021 and into the early part of 2022, the supply chain outlook was dire. A combination of logistical bottlenecks, production setbacks, and labor shortages brought shipping to a near halt. The combination of volatile global politics and domestic instability further complicated the situation.

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    Midway: Elevating Industrial Design in Chandler

    09/12/22 |

    The growing industrial submarket in the Southeast Valley of Phoenix will be seeing a three-building complex added to it very soon. Midway Commerce Center, on which LGE Design Build recently broke ground, will add just over 300,000 square feet of best-in-class industrial product to Chandler, Ariz.

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    Breaking Down Q3 Construction Labor

    09/09/22 |

    When it comes to employment in the construction sector, the numbers can be a little misleading if you are not exactly sure how to interpret them. There are so many different positions that need to be filled, across a number of skilled trades, so the overall figures may look positive when, in fact, there is still a long way to go. This is the case for the present situation in which the construction industry finds itself.

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    Meet our New Director of Construction in Texas

    09/06/22 |

    As part of an on-going effort to grow our operations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, LGE Design Build recently took one more integral step toward our goal of setting the bar in this flourishing market. At the end of last month, we brought on Caleb Parsons to be our Director of Construction at LGE Dallas headquarters.

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    What to Expect for Construction in H2

    08/29/22 |

    When looking at the sectors in which we build (industrial, mixed-use, office, retail/hospitality, medical, and tenant improvement), demand still remains across almost all of them. There is an expected 14.3 percent growth in nonresidential construction expected for this year, before slowing down going into 2023.