Author archives

Hal Gardner’s letter: Railroads vs Semis

  Harold W. Gardner, PhD 440 Mt. Zion Rd. Carlisle, PA 17015 December 30, 2016   Environmental Defense Fund 257 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10010   Dear Sirs: It is generally recognized that railroads are the most efficient carrier of freight, at least in countries other than the U.S.A. When President Eisenhower created …

Warehouse industry research reports

Here are some interesting recent reports from the warehousing and logistics industry itself: Colliers International: Easter PA, Industrial Big Box Market (Fall 2016) CBRE Research: Pennsylvania’s I78/I81 Logistics Corridor (Fall 2016) Cumberland Valley remains the core of the rapidly developing logistics and warehousing industry serving the eastern US. There is faster growth of warehouses in Lehigh …

Western Cumberland County Warehouse Data – Built, Vacant, and Planned

Prepared by Ed Franco , Citizen’s Group efranco99@comcast.net Method: A comprehensive spreadsheet of warehouses and distribution centers was created using real estate advertisements, tax records, and google earth. In some situations a site visit was used to confirm the construction or occupancy of specific warehouses. Warehouses in the following  western Cumberland County townships were selected: …