miami industrial real estate stats midyear 2014

It is Midyear 2014 and the Miami industrial real estate market remains strong. Even as new warehouse space is being delivered the vacancy rate decreased to 5.6% and absorption was a positive 1.2M sq. ft. for the 2nd quarter of this year. Landlords continue to push rent growth while prospective tenants are rushed to make decisions more quickly as activity increases.“Time kills all deals” as we often say in the real estate profession.

New developments are being encouraged in our market. CNL is developing Carrie Meek International Business Park adjacent to Opa Locka Airport. The project will total 1.7M sq. ft. on 122 acres. In addition, Bridge Point will be constructing Crossroads which will measure about 500,000 sq. ft in northwest Miami-Dade County.

In case you missed our prior report, you may click this link for ComReal’s Miami Industrial Real Estate Market Report for the 1st Quarter of 2014. >>>

South Florida Refrigerated Warehouses are Hot!

As you may know, the ComReal Miami Industrial Team’s specialty is refrigerated warehouse buildings. We have recently leased two significant refrigerated warehouses here in sunny South Florida. The first was a 64,000 sq. ft. cooler warehouse formerly occupied by Florida Beauty Flora, but has now been leased by Miami-Dade County for their food distribution. Read the details at Miami-Dade County Leases Cooler Warehouse in Doral. >>>

In July, we leased a 29,000 sq. ft. freezer/cooler warehouse space to Pagnifique from Uruguay. This warehouse was previously occupied by Blue Bell Ice Cream. Please read the story at Pagnifique Freezer Warehouse in South Florida. >>>

There is a good news article from the Miami Herald that is worth reading in regards to Building a fresh-produce gateway through South Florida ports. >>>

From South Broward to Miami-Dade there have been three new, deals involving warehouses with significant amounts of refrigeration. The ComReal team was involved in all three of these transactions. There are only six refrigerated warehouses left available right now in Miami-Dade County. ComReal has recently prepared a report summarizing these properties as well as the overall market. Please contact us anytime to receive a copy of this report. Thank you very much.


Featured Property: Flagler Station Warehouse Space for Sub-Lease.

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Miami Warehouses Leased in 2nd Quarter 2014 (partial list):

Tenant NameSize SFProperty Address
Amazon335,8411900 NW 132 Place
Permasteelisa80,000725 SE 9 Court
Alsina Forms69,747725 SE 9 Court
TVH Parts67,99710800 NW 106 Street
Extreme Aviation60,0002930 NW 75 Avenue
Neutralogistics50,3638578 NW 23 Street
Bruna Group48,0002800 NW 105 Avenue
Emo Trans46,41110800 NW 106 Street
Planet Air40,0001900 NW 92 Avenue
Dupuy35,000725 SE 9 Court
CJ GLS30,0006000 NW 97 Avenue


Miami Warehouses Sold in 2nd Quarter 2014 (partial list):

BuyerSize SFProperty AddressSale Price$ PSF
Mar-Jam Supply271,26218000 State Road 9$13,250,000$48
PS Business Parks148,6182323 NW 82 Avenue$12,730,000$85
DIS Investments LLC78,2395600 NW 32 Avenue$3,800,000$49
Prologis77,0007007 NW 30 Street$4,733,000$62
Clarion aka LIT Industrial48,6972800 NW 105 Avenue$4,600,000$94
A Customs Brokers47,5001900 NW 97 Avenue$3,900,000$82
Industrial Property Trust41,00011200 NW 138 Street$4,100,000$100
Doral Securities29,39211450 NW 34 Street$2,900,000$98


The ComReal Companies 35th Year Anniversary!


The ComReal Companies celebrated their 35th year anniversary on May 30th, 2014. ComReal’ers past and present affectionately refer to this day as “Red Day”. We look forward to another 35 years moving forward! Be sure to visit and bookmark ComReal’s new landing page at

Service Provider of the Quarter: Ameriworld  Enterprises

3325 nw 70 avenue miami

Looking to warehouse your products in Miami? How about a trusted group to handle the logistics as well? If so, then we’d like to introduce you to our friends at Ameriworld Enterprises. After meeting with them and touring their warehouse, you will feel as though you are part of a neighborhood community where everyone is there to help assist you and your business to grow.

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