Executive Briefings

Preparing for Expansion of the Panama Canal

Expansion of the Panama Canal, which will allow the waterway to accept ships nearly twice the size of its current capacity, is on pace to meet a projected 2014 completion date, says Rich Thompson of Jones Lang LaSalle. Thompson was part of a group that recently toured the Canal project. He explains how the expansion is impacting port development and is fueling other trends in industrial real estate. [Run Time (Min.): 11:15]

Expansion of the Panama Canal, which will allow the waterway to accept ships nearly twice the size of its current capacity, is on pace to meet a projected 2014 completion date, says Rich Thompson of Jones Lang LaSalle. Thompson was part of a group that recently toured the Canal project. He explains how the expansion is impacting port development and is fueling other trends in industrial real estate. [Run Time (Min.): 11:15]