The Huge Potential in Industrial Spaces for Sustainability, Social Equity, and Workforce Development

September 20, 2019 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 206 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Economic Development Land Use Type/Sector – Industrial Sustainable Development
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With increasing consumer demands and the desire for faster shipping times, industrial spaces are critical components of any supply chain. But how sustainable and profitable is the industrial market and where is the opportunity for improvement? With over 200 million square feet of industrial space under construction and a growing urgency to increase the built environment’s sustainability, industrial spaces present a unique opportunity for sustainability potential across energy efficiency, workforce development/human supply chain, and community improvement. This panel will highlight best practices of leading industrial owners/developers and tenants sharing their leadership and successful implementation in the field.