SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

April 08, 2011 06:30 ET

Distribution/Warehousing Sector Begins 2011 With Construction Blast, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 8, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The first quarter of 2011 has seen a blast of construction and expansions in the distribution/warehousing sector. As forecast by Industrial Info, the distribution and warehousing sector is finally emerging from its slump of the past several years and has experienced a vast amount of growth after a severe downturn that left millions of skilled workers unemployed. Massive regional distribution centers are being constructed, allowing companies to support regional retail operations. Industrial Info is currently tracking approximately 36 active distribution/warehousing projects, totaling more than $1.2 billion in new construction.

Companies constructing new facilities include Incorporated (NASDAQ:AMZN), Caterpillar Incorporated (NYSE:CAT) and Macy's Incorporated (NYSE:M).

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