Executive Briefings

Consider Real Estate Information Early When Adding Facilities to Network

When companies decide to add distribution or production facilities to their network because of a network redesign or business acquisition, they should consider real estate issues early in the process, says Noah Shlaes, managing director of the strategic consulting group at Grubb and Ellis, a commercial real estate firm. Gathering this information can be quite difficult, he says, "but digging it out is essential to getting a complete picture of a facility decision." [Run Time (Min:) 8:32]

When companies decide to add distribution or production facilities to their network because of a network redesign or business acquisition, they should consider real estate issues early in the process, says Noah Shlaes, managing director of the strategic consulting group at Grubb and Ellis, a commercial real estate firm. Gathering this information can be quite difficult, he says, "but digging it out is essential to getting a complete picture of a facility decision." [Run Time (Min:) 8:32]