Industrial Real Estate

Our Expertise

Great space begins with a great partnership

Lease, buy, or build, we help manufacturing and distribution companies create and implement smart real estate strategies.

When it’s time to level up your buildings and real estate, our approach is your advantage. Today’s industrial real estate market requires foresight and a highly experienced, multidisciplinary team. We bring decades of industrial real estate expertise and international site selection capabilities to every engagement, whether you need to lease a warehouse or oversee a 200,000-square-foot industrial construction project. Our team can uncover economic incentives and compare dozens of data points — utilities, labor costs, logistics, and other trends — to position your business for continued growth.

To start planning your industrial real estate strategy, let’s start a conversation today.

Case Studies

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Rendering of Safeguard Medical new global headquarters in Huntersville, NC

Safeguard Medical

Huntersville, NC

With a growing portfolio of innovative brands, Safeguard Medical desired a new facility to serve as its global headquarters.

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NuStep relocates headquarters to Plymouth Township, Mich., to consolidate office and manufacturing functions

NuStep, LLC

Plymouth Twp, MI

Plante Moran Realpoint congratulates NuStep on successfully closing a deal to relocate its office and manufacturing facilities from Ann Arbor to Plymouth Township, Mich.

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National portfolio

Metalsa, a Mexico-based automotive supplier, hired Plante Moran Realpoint to assist with its valuation strategy.

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Hirotec America

Multiple U.S. locations

Real estate consultant Plante Moran Realpoint has saved Hirotec America millions in real estate costs during its U.S. expansions over the last decade.

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Hyundai Mobis Company

Metro Detroit, MI

Automotive manufacturer Hyundai Mobis needed an immediate facility expansion with strict location requirements.

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Aerial photo of the KONG distribution facility in Long Beach, CA

The KONG Company, LLC

Akron, OH

With business booming, The KONG Company faced a common real estate decision: should it lease, buy, or build a larger distribution facility?

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Even with inflation and interest rates rising, industrial real estate activity shows no signs of slowing down. Download our report to learn more.

Our Team

We make your real estate a competitive advantage

Long before we talk industrial real estate, we talk business. “Deciding where to relocate or expand your operations is an opportunity to establish a competitive edge by aligning labor, tax and incentives, logistics, and real estate with customer requirements and business goals,” says Brandon Podolski, leader of Plante Moran Realpoint’s (PMR), formerly Plante Moran Cresa's, industrial real estate consulting practice. “It takes a holistic and comprehensive view of your real estate strategy to execute on that opportunity.”

We’ll show you every option so you can make smart business decisions regarding project feasibility, industrial lease space, portfolio management, development, national and international site selection, incentives, and more. Bottom line: We are so much more than an industrial real estate agency. We are a full-service client advocate for users of space looking to lease, buy, or build.