Understanding How Supply Chain Affects Portland

As featured in the Portland Business Journal, our broker Zach Reichle, explains the supply chain affects in Portland's real estate industry. 

At Macadam Forbes, we have seen a sizable shift in the Portland warehousing industry since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. With more products moving through warehouse space to meet consumer demand, supply chain constraints and overall lack of warehouse inventory in the Portland area, it is more important than ever to understand how the supply chain affects our clients’ real estate needs. The supply chain is a network of systems and companies that controls the flow of products and raw materials to producers, vendors, warehouses, transportation companies, distribution centers and retailers. Logistics companies are involved in many important steps throughout the process by controlling the storage and transportation of these goods. The pandemic dramatically impacted the supply chain and logistical companies in our economy: suppliers faced unprecedented demand, ports were unable to operate and consumer demand for essential products increased exponentially... [Click here to continue reading]