In the quest to follow projects with a high probability of moving forward in 2021, its been noted that stay at home orders have created increased demand for goods delivery. Already a growth market, logistics has only increased in its need for more development. This exists in the traditional large format buildings in fringe areas, but has also added the more infill last mile facilities for final delivery.
Many of the challenges surrounding landscape design for commercial and logistic centers are similar to other developments. Unique challenges revolve around the typical locations for commercial projects. Now, additional factors come into play for the last mile facilities infilled much nearer to communities than before.
The large land area necessitates special attention to water efficiency and heat gain from acres of asphalt. Additional, the previous use of the land often requires mitigations to the water and soil quality to enable successful planting material. Entitlement has also been a standard area of concern, specifically for regarding parking and circulation of large vehicles. Again, even more important to address these issues when located closer to communities as well as consider the opportunities to engage in with a more central location.
ima’s Recent Commercial and Logistics Experience
- Tesla Parking Expansion and Bioswale, Fremont, CA
- Confidential Logistics Center, Redondo Beach, CA
- Confidential Logistics Center, Compton, CA
- Confidential Logistics Center, Temecula, CA
- Confidential Logistics Center at San Bernardino Airport, San Bernardino, CA
- Eden Shores Business Park, Hayward, CA
- Two Confidential Industrial Buildings, Hayward, CA
- Shea Center Hayward, Hayward, CA
- Toyota NAPLD Facility, San Ramon, CA
- Toyota NAPLD Facility, Ontario, CA