"More people are turning to e-commerce solutions for groceries in result of the coronavirus pandemic with stay-at-home and similar restrictions in place. Coupled with a growing need to increase pharmaceutical capabilities in the United States, cold storage now stands out as an increasingly important part of the supply chain"
"One area in particular that's catching the eyes of investors and developers is
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
"It's close to the Research Triangle, the nation's largest, fastest-growing pharmaceutical production area," John Boyd, principal of The Boyd Company, a New Jersey-based corporate site-selection consultancy, says. "And you also have proximity to all the major markets along that I-95 corridor from Boston to New York to Washington, D.C. and Miami."
Source: LoopNet "Coronavirus Ignites Opportunities in Cold Storage" by Liz Froment (May 28, 2020)